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The two-year postgraduate program of M.A. Visual Media and Communication is offered at the School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi and Mysuru campuses.


The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Visual Media and Communication aims to provide students with advanced understanding and proficiency in visual communication principles, multimedia production techniques, and specialized visual media genres and platforms such as photography, videography, graphic design, animation, and interactive media. Through critical analysis of visual culture, integration of technology and innovation, and emphasis on collaboration and interdisciplinary teamwork, the program prepares students to navigate the dynamic landscape of visual media production and design. Students develop a critical understanding of the social, cultural, political, and ethical dimensions of visual representations in media and popular culture, while also honing their skills in professional portfolio building and preparing for careers in visual media production, design, advertising, digital marketing, publishing, broadcasting, and related fields.

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Commencement of Application Form: March 12, 2024

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Semester 1
Course Title
Communication and Media Theories
Studies in Visual Aesthetics
Aspects of Journalism: Print, Broadcast & Online
Fundamentals of Creative Advertising
Audiography Lab
Photography Practice
Videography Practice
Graphic Design Lab
Cultural Education
Semester 2
Course Title
Research Methodology for Communication and Media Studies
Film Studies
Film Analysis and Appreciation Lab
Elective I
Digital Video Production Lab
Writing Practice for Mass Media
Programme Casting, Anchoring and Presentation Skills
Media Laws, Ethics and Policies
Amrita Values Programme
Semester 3
Course Title
Corporate Communication and Public Relations
Public Relations Campaign Practical
Elective II
TV Commercial Production Practice
New Media and Web Technologies Basics Lab
Photo Imaging & Designing Lab.
Mini Project in Media and Communication
Live-in-Lab.@ / Open Elective*
Semester 4
Course Title
Comprehensive and Technical Viva Voce
Elective I & II
Course Title
Creative Expression Practice in English & Regional Languages
Corporate Video Production Lab
Packaging and Illustration Practical
Advanced Ad Photography Lab
Digital Video Compositing Lab
Responsive Web Designing Lab
Screenplay Writing Techniques



2 Years- 4 Semester


Graduation in any discipline with 50% marks.


Selection will be based on merit and interview process.

program Details

Program Highlights

Highlights of an M.A. in Visual Media and Communication program often include state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, providing students with access to cutting-edge technology and multimedia resources for their creative endeavours. The curriculum typically integrates hands-on projects, collaborative learning experiences, and industry partnerships to ensure students gain practical skills and real-world experience in visual media production and design. Specialized coursework allows students to explore diverse visual media genres and platforms, such as photography, videography, graphic design, animation, web design, virtual reality, and gaming, catering to their individual interests and career goals. Emphasis is placed on fostering creativity, critical thinking, and innovation, empowering students to conceptualize and execute compelling visual narratives that resonate with audiences across various contexts. Additionally, opportunities for internships, professional development, and portfolio building are often available, enabling students to transition seamlessly into careers in visual media and communication upon graduation.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of an M.A. in Visual Media and Communication program have a plethora of career opportunities available to them across diverse industries. They can pursue roles as multimedia producers, graphic designers, videographers, animators, web designers, and photographers in sectors such as advertising, marketing, digital media, publishing, broadcasting, film, television, animation studios, and design agencies. Additionally, they may explore careers in user experience (UX) design, virtual reality (VR) development, gaming, interactive media production, and social media content creation. With their advanced skills in visual storytelling, creativity, and technical proficiency, graduates are well-equipped to thrive in roles that require effective communication through various visual mediums. Moreover, they may choose to work as freelance visual artists, consultants, educators, or entrepreneurs, leveraging their expertise to pursue independent projects, teach others, or establish their own creative ventures. Overall, the combination of specialized training, practical experience, and creative vision prepares graduates for diverse and rewarding career paths in the dynamic field of visual media and communication.

Fee Structure

Program Fee for the year 2024-25 (Semester Wise)
  • Tution Fees: Rs. 57,300
  • Caution Deposit: Rs. 3,000

# Scholarship available for meritorious students. Please contact Admission Office (+91 830 400 4400) for details.

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