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B.Design (Hons.) Visual Communication (Graphics)

B.Design (Hons.) Visual Communication (Graphics)

The curriculum for the B.Des. Programme inculcates from the very beginning, the importance of design process and critical thinking. Structured to give the students adequate learning both conceptually and skills.

The Programme envisions that by the end of the course, students are not only trained and equipped with their professional learning, they are also sensitized and nurtured to be good, empathetic and ethical participants of a vibrant design community of the future who can bring about a change in the quality of life and create a sustainable new world.

School of Communication Design
UID’s course on Visual Communication empowers the student to produce creative solutions to meet visual design needs of society. It helps students to become problem solvers and develop effective information & communication. Students are equipped with technical and conceptual skills to articulate and express ideas, think conceptually, conduct research and critically evaluate the process. The course involves imparting Knowledge in Critical Thinking, Design Process and Visual narratives to create defined solutions in the ambit of both Digital and Print mediums.

Why study Visual Communication (Graphics) at UID?

  • The course creates and ability for the student to think out of the box and have divergent ways of thinking
  • A process driven curriculum gives students knowledge, through design thinking and experiential learning. 
  • Well designed & equipped studios for conducive learning, State of the art digital Infrastructure with modern technologies such as AR/VR lab, Cyntiq Systems, Interactive Smart Tables
  • Experienced group of highly qualified faculty

Course Structure

  • Design & Cultural Stuies - 1
  • Communication Skills - 1
  • Drawing
  • Basic Design - 1
  • Material Exploration
  • People and Environment
  • Photography - 1
  • Film Appreciation
  • Advance Design Fundamentals
  • Solid Geometry
  • Communication Skills - 2
  • Space, Form and Structure
  • Photography - 2
  • Elements of Typography
  • Elements of Ethnography
  • Creative Concept Writing
  • History of Communication Design
  • Design for Print
  • Creative Image Building
  • Visual Ergonomics
  • Illustration
  • History of Advertising
  • Promotional Design
  • Design for Digital Domain
  • Design Project - 1
  • User Experience Design (UX)
  • Infographics
  • Motion Graphics
  • Design for Spatial Intervention
  • History of Packaging
  • Elective - 2
  • Packaging Design
  • Design Project - 2
  • User Interface Design
  • Narratives and Visual Culture
  • Design for Social Responsibility
  • Visual Identity and Branding
  • Documentation, Portfolio and CV
  • Design Project - 3
  • Industry - Internship
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Development
  • Design Project - 4
  • Graduation Project

Areas of Expertise

– UI/UX & Digital Design
– Branding, Publication and Advertising

Career Prospects

  • This course prepares students for exciting careers in the fields of graphic design, advertising, web design, multimedia design, print & publishing, scenic & graphic design for films or related fields.
  • It opens up job opportunities in major upcoming design domains such as UX/UI, Digital Marketing, Brand management, Exhibition Design, Etc.
  • Opportunities in entrepreneurship and higher studies

Learning Model of B.Design Visual Communication (Graphics)

The learning model at UID is incubated to create and adapt to an appropriate environment of learning that facilitates our students with new experiences. We make sure our learning model engages the learner into new dimensions of work. This model provides an environment for interactive student engagement and enhances the system thinking ability.

At UID, we believe that the experiential knowledge gained while developing and implementing this unique learning model is transferable to other disciplines as well.

SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION DESIGN

Visual Communication (Graphics)

Lolita Dutta

Associate Director

M.Des in Exhibition Design, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad

Dr. Sharmila Sinha

Assistant Director

PhD - IDC,School of Design, IIT Bombay BFA(Applied Arts), Faculty of Fine Arts, MS University, Baroda

Mukesh Singh - Faculty of Karnavati University

Mukesh Rajendra Singh

Assistant Director

BFA in Painting , Faculty of Fine Arts, MS University, Baroda MFA in Painting , Faculty of Fine Arts, MS University, Baroda

Riddhi Manna

Assistant Director

Graduated as a Graphic Designer, specializing in Communication Design National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad

Abhrojit Boral

Assistant Professor

MA in Graphic Design, University for the Creative Arts, UCA Epsom, UK B.Des in Fashion Design, National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kolkata

Aigars Liepens

Assistant Professor

Masters in Visual Communication, Art Academy of Latvia Bachelors in Visual Communication, Art Academy of Latvia

Hardik Jayeshbhai Pancholi

Assistant Professor

PG Diploma in Applied Arts, ( Specialisation in Illustration), MS University, Vadodara Diploma in Applies Arts, Sheth C.N.Collage of Fine Arts, Ahmedabad

Isha Gahlot

Assistant Professor

Masters of Design, Photography Design, NID, Gandhinagar, Bachelors of Design, Fashion Communication, NIFT, Delhi

Kanupriya Sharma

Assistant Professor

PG Diploma in Academic Practices, Pearl Academy, Masters in Visual Arts Maharaja Sayaji Rao University, Vadodara, Bachelors in Visual Arts University of Rajasthan

Khem Raj Kala

Assistant Professor

MBA Retail & Marketing Management, Subharti University, Meerut, Bachelors in Exhibition Design & Spatial Experience, NID, Ahmedabad

Nipan Das

Assistant Professor

Masters of Visual Art (Applied Art), MS University, Baroda, Bachelor of Fine Art in Applied Art, Govt. College of Art & Crafts, Guwahati, Assam

Salil Sakhalkar

Assistant Professor

Bachelors of Fine Arts, Sir J.J.Institute of Applied Arts, Bombay, Diploma in Computer Arts and Animation Edit Institute, Bombay

Siddhartha

Assistant Professor

M. Design School of Communication World University of Design, Delhi Bachelor in Applied Art Bharati Vidyapeeth's College of FineArts (SPPU), Pune Diploma in Fashion Photography, JD Institute of Fashion Technology

Shatabhisha Ray

Assistant Professor

MFA - Painting, Specialized in Video and Illustration Art, Kalabhavana, Visva Bharti University BFA - Painting, Kalabhavana, Visva Bharti University - First Class

Dr. Sourav Deori

Assistant Professor

PhD (Design), IIT Guwahati, M.Des (Visual Communication), IIT Guwahati B.Eng. Computing (IT), Asia Pacific Institute Of Information Technology, Panipat

Sudip Dutta

Assistant Professor

Pursuing Masters in Visual Arts (MVA) in Creative Painting from chittorgarh, Rajasthan Post - Diploma in Painting at Faculty of Fine Art MSUB, Gujarat Diploma in Painting at , MSUB, Gujarat.

Yaatra Khan

Assistant Professor

M.Des Communication Design, Faculty of Fine Arts, MS University, Baroda B.Des Communication Design, National Institute od Design, Ahmedabad

Yuti Raman Devale

Assistant Professor

Diploma in Applied Arts L.S. Raheja School of Art BFA in Applied Arts North Maharashtra University MFA in Applied Arts, Aurangabad

Manish Solanki

Junior Faculty

Masters Degree (specialisation in Portrait Painting) M. J. College, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, Diploma in Drawing and Painting from Seth C. N. College of Fine Arts

Animation & Motion Graphics

Arun Gupta

HOD

B.A. in English Literature,University of Delhi, Delhi; Diploma in Film Direction, Film and Television Institute of India, Pune

Pradeep Patil

Assistant Director

PG Diploma Programme in Design, Animation Film Design, NID, Ahmedabad Bachelor of Applied Arts, Sir J. J. Institute of Applied Arts, Mumbai

Sachin Khankhoje

Associate Professor

Master of Fine Arts, MSUB, Vadodara; Bachelor of Fine Arts, MSUB, Vadodara; Diploma in Digital Character Animation, Vancouver Film School, Vancouver, Canada

Hirock Roy

Assistant Professor

Master of Animation and Visual Effects, Kalinga University, Raipur Bachelor of Animation and Visual Effects, Kalinga University, Raipur

Neela Tayade

Assistant Professor

B. Tech , Govt. College of Engineering, Amravati; M.Des in Animation Film Design, NID, Ahmedabad; Certification in Social Psychology, Wesleyan University, US

Prem Gunjan

Assistant Professor

Post Graduate Diploma in Film and Video Communication, NID, Ahmedabad; Master of Fine Arts, BHU, Varanasi; Bachelor of Fine Arts, BHU, Varanasi

Ravi Sachula

Assistant professor

Master of Fine Arts, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon; Diploma in Drawing & Painting, Sheth CN College of Fine Arts, Ahmedabad

Sundar Mahalingam

Assistant Professor

M.Sc in Visual Communication, Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore; B.Sc Visual Communication, Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore

Vipul Prajapati

Assistant Professor

Master of Fine Arts, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon ; Diploma in Drawing & painting Sheth CN College of Fine Arts, Ahmedabad

Itu Chaudhuri
Hemant Suthar
Aditya Kapoor
Amardeep Behl
Anthony Lopez
Arvind Lodaya


UID organises a number of workshops on a regular basis to help students connect with and expand their creativity. The workshops introduce students to the concepts of design and provide a strong grounding and encourage personal and artistic growth through innovative self-expression. All the classrooms are equipped with unique modern facilities and state-of-the-art equipment that provide an extensive experience in art and design. The workshops offer insights into topical themes in the field of design along with practical exercises that come with a high level of professionalism.

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FAQs

B.Des (Graphic Design) is a bachelor degree programme that course introduces students to the industry of design through critical thinking, visual narratives, and design process. Aspirants are encouraged to articulate their ideas, think creatively, conduct research, and evaluate the process.
For B.Des (Graphic Design), students are required to complete 10+2 (pass/appearing) with a minimum 50% from any recognised higher secondary school board. Clearance of Design Aptitude Test (Tier 1 & 2) is a must for admission.
At Unitedworld Institute of Design (UID), students shall clear the Design Aptitude Test/ DAT (Tier 1 & 2) for admission. Based on their academic score and entrance exam score, students will be shortlisted for the course.
The admission process of B.Des (Graphic Design) at UID is smooth. Students shall complete 10+2 (any stream) with minimum 50% aggregate marks from a recognised higher secondary school board. They must clear the Design Aptitude Test (Tier 1 & 2) for getting admission.
The B.Des (Graphic Design) course offers aspirants exciting career opportunities in fields of advertising, graphic design, web design, and print & publishing fields. Other design domains include UX/UI, brand management, digital marketing, exhibition design, and entrepreneurship.
Graphic designers design web pages, brochures, logos, signs, books, magazine covers, advertisements, and other communication materials.
Day by day, the demand for graphic designers is increasing. It is an excellent career option with lucrative opportunities and handsome salaries. Graphic designers work in fields like advertising, print & publishing, multimedia design, web design, and exhibition design.
The graphic designing course prepares aspirants for excellent careers in the fields of advertising, graphic design, publishing & print, multimedia design, web design, UX/UI, digital marketing, exhibition design, and brand management.
To become a good graphic designer, you need to understand the basics of design. You don’t have to be an expert in drawing but you need to have an eye for detail to create an emotional connection with your audience. To brush up on your drawing skills, you can always use technology.
Pursuing a formal degree can be helpful. There are a few things that you will learn only by getting a formal education and understanding of the subject and the technical tools. A process-driven curriculum will help you gain knowledge in the field of graphic design.
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