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Unleash Your Creative Potential with Our M.Sc. in Visual Communication, Specializing in Animation and Design

Step into the Future of Animation and Design with a Master’s Degree That Sets You Apart

Dive into the vibrant world of visual storytelling and design with our Master of Science in Visual Communication, tailored specifically for those who dream of a career in animation and design. This cutting-edge program is crafted to empower you with the advanced skills and comprehensive knowledge needed to navigate the fast-evolving landscape of the media and entertainment industry.

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Transform Your Passion into Your Profession

Embark on a journey that will take your creative talents to new heights. The M.Sc. in Visual Communication with a specialization in Animation and Design is more than just a degree—it’s your first step towards a fulfilling career in the dynamic fields of animation, web design, film production, and beyond. Prepare to innovate, inspire, and make a lasting impact in the world of visual media.

Join us and turn your creativity into a career that tells stories, evokes emotions, and brings visions to life.

Important Note

Commencement of Application Form : March 12, 2024

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Semester I
Course Code Course Title L T P Credit
21VMC507 Introduction to Animation Film Making 2 0 0 2
21VMC501 Introduction to Communication Theories 3 0 0 3
21VMC508 Introduction to Visual Designing 2 0 0 2
21FNA571 Components of Visual Design Practice 0 1 2 2
21VMC570 Digital Film Making Practice 0 1 2 2
21VMC502 Media Research Methods 3 0 0 3
21FNA585 3D Modelling & Texturing Lab 0 2 2 3
21VMC580 2D sketching and Animation Lab 0 2 2 3
21VMC584 Photo Editing & Designing Lab. 0 1 2 2
21VMC571 Photography and Lighting Practice 0 1 2 2
21CUL501 Cultural Education P/F
Semester II
Course Code Course Title L T P Credit
21VMC513 Introduction to UI UX Designing 2 0 0 2
21VMC512 Creative Advertising & Branding 2 0 0 2
21VMC514 Web Designing and Developing 2 0 0 2
21VMC574 Advanced 2d animation and E-learning Practice 0 2 2 3
21VMC573 3D Animation – Lighting & Rendering Practice 0 2 2 3
21VMC587 VFX lab 0 1 2 2
21VMC575 UI/UX Designing Practice 0 1 2 2
21VMC585 Illustration & Designing Lab 0 1 2 2
21VMC586 Page Layout Designing Lab 0 1 2 2
21VMC576 Web Designing Practice 0 1 2 2
21AVP501 Amrita Values Programme 1 0 0 1
Semester III
Course Code Course Title L T P Credit
21VMC603 Introduction to Responsive Web Designing 2 0 0 2
21FNA602 Intellectual Property Rights for Media 2 0 0 2
21VMC671 Advanced 3D Animation – Rigging & Animation Practice 0 2 2 3
21VMC686 Motion Graphics Lab 0 1 2 2
21VMC687 Responsive Web Designing Lab 0 1 2 2
  Elective A 0 1 2 2
21VMC685 Digital Marketing and Promotion Lab 0 1 2 2
21VMC684 Compositing & Colour Correction Lab 0 2 2 3
21VMC690 Live in Lab / Open Elective 2 0 0 2
21VMC694 Mini Project (in Animation & Design)   3
21SSK501 Life Skills   P/F
  Total   23
Semester IV
Course Code Course Title Credit
21VMC695 Comprehensive and Technical Viva Voce 4
21VMC692 Internship 2
21VMC699 Project (in Animation & Design) 4
Total Credits for the Programme 80
Elective(Any One)
Course Code Course Title L T P Credit
21VMC641 Advertising Photography and Digital Design Practice 0 1 2 2
21VMC642 Computer Aided Designing 0 1 2 2
21VMC643 Dynamics and Simulation Practice 0 1 2 2
21VMC644 Packaging Practice Lab 0 1 2 2
21VMC645 Typography Practical 0 1 2 2



2 Years- 4 Semesters


Graduation in any discipline with 50% marks.


Selection will be based on merit and interview process.

Fee Structure

* Refund Policy

  • GST will be applicable on Admission withdrawals
  • No refund of hostel fee
  • Tuition Fee and Hostel Fee does not expenses for food, travel, accommodation for Field and Study Trips, participation in events and conferences, programmes / competitions, Internships, Portfolio Presentation and Printing booklet, Special Internship, Placement Trips, Projects / Dissertation, excursion, etc. subject to change whenever required.
Course Karnataka Quota Fee Total Fee (Rs.) Non-Karnataka Quota Fee Total Fee (Rs.)
M.Sc. in Visual Communication (Animation and Design) Yearly Yearly
Tuition Fee (Yearly) 115,000 125,000
Caution Deposit (One time) 4,000  4,000
Total (₹) 119,000  129,000
Hostel Fee Structure 2024 – 25 (for new admissions)
Hostel Total Fee (Rs.)
Caution Deposit (One Time) 4,000
Hostel Fee 36,000
Mess Fee 39,000
Total (₹) 79,000
*Note: Hostel fee will be high, if only two students are accomadated in a room
Additional School Fee
Fee Rs.
Examination fee (Rs.1800/sem) 3,600
One-time Convocation Fee to be paid in the final year of the Degree Program 3,500

Program Overview

Why Choose Our M.Sc. in Visual Communication?
  • Career-Ready Skills: Graduate with a portfolio that showcases your mastery in animation and design, ready to meet the demands of the industry.
  • Expert Faculty: Learn from and network with seasoned professionals who bring real-world experience and insights into the classroom.
  • Innovative Learning Environment: Engage with cutting-edge resources and collaborative projects that prepare you for the challenges and opportunities of the digital age.
Career Opportunities
  • Animation Artist
  • Graphic Designer
  • Web Designer
  • UI/UX Designer
  • Motion Graphics Designer
  • Visual Effects Artist
  • Art Director
  • Branding Specialist
Special Learning benefits

Hands-On Learning: Students will engage in practical workshops and projects that simulate real-world challenges, allowing them to apply their knowledge and hone their skills in a supportive learning environment.

Industry-Relevant Skills: The course is tailored to meet the demands of the industry, focusing on areas such as Photography, Videography, Audio-Video Productions, Advertising & Branding, and Animation Film Production.

Expert Faculty: Our faculty members are experienced professionals and scholars who bring a wealth of knowledge and industry insights to the classroom.

Career Opportunities: Graduates of this program will be prepared to enter a variety of roles in the animation and design sector, including animation artist, graphic designer, web designer, UI/UX designer, motion graphics designer, visual effects artist, and many more.

State-of-the-Art Facilities: Students have access to modern studios and labs equipped with the latest software and tools essential for their studies in animation and design.

Amrita Mysuru Advantages
  • Learner centric
  • Value based education
  • Latest industry oriented updated curriculum
  • Excellent placement record
  • World class infrastructure
  • Affordable fees
  • Separate Hostel Facility for boys & girls

Why Amrita

The top reasons to choose Amrita for your career


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Overall Rankings 2023
7th Best
University in India
Amrita Ranked No.1 in India Top 100 in The World
‘A++’ Grade

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