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Prepare for an MSc Visual Communication

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 specialization in Digital Film making & Media.


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Master the Craft of Digital Storytelling with Our M.Sc. in Visual Communication

Specialization in Digital Film Making & Media Production

Dive into the heart of digital storytelling and media production with our transformative M.Sc. in Visual Communication, offering a specialization in Digital Film Making & Media Production. This two-year program is designed to empower passionate storytellers, filmmakers, and media professionals with the skills, knowledge, and insight needed to excel in the fast-paced world of digital media.

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Turn Your Passion into Your Profession

Whether your interest lies in directing, producing, cinematography, or any other aspect of film making and media production, our M.Sc. in Visual Communication is your gateway to turning your passion into a rewarding career. Embrace the opportunity to tell your stories, impact audiences, and shape the future of digital media.

Join us on this journey to innovate, inspire, and excel in the world of digital film making and media production.


Important Note

Commencement of Application Form : March 12, 2024

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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.)
MSc Visual Communication (Digital Film Making & Media Production) Yearly Yearly
Tuition Fee (Yearly) 80,000 110,000
Caution Deposit (One time) 4,000  4,000
Total (₹) 84,000  114,000
Hostel Fee Structure 2024 – 25 (for new admissions)
Hostel Total Fee (Rs.)
Caution Deposit (One Time) 3,000
Hostel Fee 33,000
Mess Fee 47,000
Total (₹) 80,000 + Caution Deposit
*Note: Hostel fee will be high, if only two students are accommodated 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


Semester I
Course Code Course Title L T P Credit
21VMC501 Introduction to Communication Theories 3-0-0 3
21VMC502 Media Research Methods 3-0-0 3
21VMC503 Audio Visual Technology 3-0-0 3
21VMC504 Culture and Entertainment Media 3-0-0 3
21VMC505 Film Studies and Appreciation 3-0-0 3
21VMC581 Advanced Digital Imaging Lab. 0-1-2 2
21VMC582 Professional Photography Lab. 0-1-2 2
21VMC583 Audio – Video Production and Editing Lab. 0-1-4 3
21CUL501 Cultural Education 2-0-0 P/F
Total 22
Semester II
Course Code Course Title L T P Credit
21VMC589 Film Direction and Screenplay Writing Practice  0-2-2  3
21VMC511  Laws and Ethics for Media 3-0-0 3
Elective I  0-1-2 2
21VMC572 Writing for Media Practice 0-2-2 3
21VMC577 Documentary Film Making Practice  0-2-2 3
21VMC579 Television Programme Production Practice 0-2-2 3
21VMC578 Stop – Motion Film Making Practice 0-2-2 3
21VMC588 Advanced Digital Illustrations Lab. 0-1-2 2
21AVP501 Amrita Value Programme 1-0-0 1
Total 23
Semester III
Course Code Course Title L T P Credit
21VMC601 Theories of Visual Analysis 3-0-0 3
21VMC602 Media Management and Economics 3-0-0 3
21VMC672 Art Direction for Film making Practice 0-1-2 2
21VMC673 Dramatic Performance for film making 0-1-2 2
Elective II 0-1-2 2
21VMC681 Digital Film Making Lab 0-1-2 2
21VMC682 Advertisement Production Lab. 0-1-2 2
21VMC683 Online Promotions Lab. 0-1-2 2
21VMC690 Open Elective / Live-n-Lab 2-0-0  2
21VMC691 Mini Project (in DFM) 3
21SSK501 Life Skills P/F
Semester IV
Course Code Course Title Credit
21VMC692 Internship P/F
21VMC693 Portfolio Presentation 4 P2
21VMC698 Project (in DFM) 8 P
TOTAL 12  
Course Code Course Title L T P Credit
21VMC631 Advanced Photography Lab. 0 1 2 2
21VMC632 Digital Compositing & Color Correction Lab 0 1 2 2
21VMC575 UI/UX Designing Practice 0 1 2 2
21VMC634 Sound Designing & Mastering Practice 0 1 2 2
21VMC635 Introduction to 2D Animation Film Making Practice 0 1 2 2
21VMC636 Corporate Film Production Lab 0 1 2 2



2 Years- 4 Semesters


Graduation in any discipline with 50% marks.


Selection will be based on merit and interview process.

Program Overview

A Curriculum Crafted for Excellence

Our program is a blend of theory and practice, designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of digital film making and media production:

  • Foundational Knowledge: Delve into the History and Development of Cinema, Film Studies, and Writing for Media to build a solid theoretical foundation.
  • Technical Expertise: Master the art of Audio Video Production and Editing, Digital Film Making, Videography, and Advanced Photography.
  • Practical Application: Engage in hands-on projects like Documentary Film Making, Film Production and Management, and Television News Production.
  • Creative Development: Enhance your creative skills with courses in Anchoring, Media for Advertising, and more.
Why Choose Our Program?
  • Industry-Relevant Skills: Our curriculum is designed to ensure you are well-versed in the latest trends and technologies in digital film making and media production.
  • Hands-On Experience: Gain practical experience through studio work, projects, and internships that prepare you for real-world challenges.
  • Expert Faculty: Learn from seasoned professionals and experts who bring invaluable insights and experiences from the field.
  • Career Opportunities: Graduates are poised for success in a range of roles, from film and documentary makers to media producers and content creators for digital platforms.
Career Opportunities
  • Film and Television Production
  • Digital Filmmaking, Videography
  • Editing and Post-Production
  • Media Production
  • Television News Production
  • Writing for Media, Advertising and Marketing
  • Documentary Filmmaking
  • Film Studies and Education
  • Photography
  • Content Creation and Social Media
  • Event Management and Production
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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