Programmes

B.Design Visual Communication (Graphics)

B.Design 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 Visual Communication (Exhibition Design), NID

Rahul Bhattacharya

Associate Professor

M.F.A. (MS University), B.F.A. (MS University)

Dr. Sudhanya Mukherjee

Associate Professor

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Abhrojit Boral

Assistant Professor

M.A. (University for the Creative Arts); B.Des (NIFT)

Hardik Pancholi

Assistant Professor

PG Diploma (Applied Arts-Specialization in Illustration), MS University, Baroda Diploma (Applied Arts), Sheth C.N. College of Fine Arts, Ahmedabad

Khem Raj Kala

Assistant Professor

MBA in Retail & Marketing management; Graduate Degree, Exhibition Design & Spatial Experience (NID)

Rajeev Kumar

Assistant Professor

B.Des Fashion Design (NIFT, Mumbai), Degree in Fine Arts (Chitra Visharad, Lalit Kala Mahavidayla Chandigardh Uni.)

Sambit Pradhan

Assistant Professor

PG Diploma Lifestyle Accessories (NID) B.Arch, College of Engineering & Technology, Bhubaneshwar

Sundar Mahalingam

Assistant Professor

B.Sc. VC (Bharatiyar Uni., Coimbatore)

Yatra Khan

Assistant Professor

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Sumedha Garg

Adjunct Faculty

Masters in Narrative Environment (Central Saint Martin, London)

Animation & Motion Graphics

Debjani Mukherjee

Additional HoD

Ph.D., M. Des., B.Sc. | Research Scholar at IDC - IIT Mumbai

Anjali Nayar

Assistant Professor

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R Seshadri Ayengar

Assistant Professor

B.Sc., Multimedia & Animation (MS University)

Hirock Roy

Assistant Professor

Masters in Animation & Vfx, Visharad in Hindustani classical music

Ranjeetha Rajeevan

Assistant Professor

B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering; MBA

Saptarshi Dey

B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering; MBA in Advertising and Media; Diploma in classical 2D animation

Rohit Karan Dabhi

Adjunct Faculty

M.Des Animation Film Design (NID Ahmedabad), B.Sc Information Technology (RD National Mumbai University)

Supriya Tirkey

Adjunct Faculty

M.Des Animation Film Design (NID Ahmedabad), BBM Marketing (SBMJC-CMS Bangalore)

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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