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M.Sc. in Visual Communication
Digital Film Making & Media Production

Eligibility: Graduation in any discipline with 50% marks

Programme Duration: 2 years (4 Semesters)

M Sc in Visual Communication is a postgraduate Masters Degree for graduates who are looking for a career in the field of media and film industry, the course has specialisation in Digital Film making & Media.

Course Structure *
*Curriculum is due for revision, subject to approval from academic council.
  • Introduction to Communication Theories
  • Media Research Methods
  • Audio Visual Technology
  • Culture and Entertainment Media
  • Film Studies and Appreciation
  • Advanced Digital Imaging Lab.
  • Professional Photography Lab.
  • Audio - Video Production and Editing Lab.
  • Cultural Education
  • Film Direction and Screenplay Writing Practice
  • Laws and Ethics for Media
  • Elective I
  • Writing for Media Practice
  • Documentary Film Making Practice
  • Television Programme Production Practice
  • Stop - Motion Film Making Practice
  • Advanced Digital Illustrations Lab.
  • Amrita Value Programme
  • Theories of Visual Analysis
  • Media Management and Economics
  • Art Direction for Film making Practice
  • Dramatic Performance for film making
  • Elective II
  • Digital Film Making Lab
  • Advertisement Production Lab.
  • Online Promotions Lab.
  • Open Elective / Live-n-Lab
  • Mini Project (in DFM)
  • Life Skills
  • Internship
  • Portfolio Presentation
  • Project (in DFM)

  • Advanced Photography Lab.
  • Digital Compositing & Color Correction Lab
  • UI/UX Designing Practice
  • Sound Designing & Mastering Practice
  • Introduction to 2D Animation Film Making Practice
  • Corporate Film Production Lab

* One Open Elective course is to be taken by each student, in the third semester, from the list of Open Electives offered by the School.

# Students undertaking and registering for a Live-in-Lab project, can be exempted from registering for an Open Elective course in the fifth semester.

Electives listed above are only indicative. Actual Offering will depend on the number of students registering for the courses and availability of faculty.
School Administration reserves the right to modif y the subjects / curriculum / detailed syllabus as per the topical needs or changes in trends of the academic stream or industry requirements.

Course Overview
Core Subjects included:
  • Audio Video Production and Editing
  • Digital Film Making
  • History and Development of Cinema
  • Television News Production
  • Anchoring
  • Writing for Media
  • Media for Advertising
  • Film Studies
  • Documentary Film Making
  • Film Production and Management
  • Advanced Photography
  • Videography, etc.
job profiles suitable for are:
  • Cinematographer
  • Photographer
  • Film Director
  • Ad/Documentary Film Maker
  • Programme producer
  • Online Promoter
  • Audio Video Editor & many more...

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