Course - Overview

Our masters in communication design is an advanced course where students sharpen their storytelling and messaging skills using wordplay and visuals via interactive design & technology, in different formats. Besides research, business, and theoretical concepts are also taught using graphic design and interaction design (UI/UX) in the context of the current scenario. 

The other elements of this visual communication masters include Industry insight, trends, and immersive design projects. Students are exposed to various complex design challenges and encouraged to hone their problem solving and analytical skills along with their creative spark. This will help in generating a positive impact in the community and the environment.


Frequently Asked Questions..??


Why PG in Communication Design?

Masters in Communication Design is an advanced course to sharpen your storytelling and messaging skills using interactive design and technology. The course is the right combination of theoretical and practical knowledge. Additionally, the course also includes trends, industry insights, and immersive design projects.

The two-year MSc in Animation and VFX course opens doors to a wide range of career opportunities, from IT to advertising, motion graphics to UX design, art direction to publication, amongst others. With a curriculum that covers fundamentals and history of design, along with its advanced use in branding and advertising, Communication Design focuses on understanding the basics while adopting problem-solving and analytical skills in real, design-centric projects.

Scope of PG Diploma Communication Design & Technology Course in India?

The scope of the PG Diploma Communication Design & Technology Course in India is vast. It can lead to successful careers across various sectors of the Media and entertainment industry. 

Some of the careers that you can foray into after completing the course are: IT companies, editorial and publication industry, motion graphics, art direction, design research, graphic design, animation, UX/UI design, amongst others. This list is not exhaustive and there are many other job positions and career opportunities which come under the communication design scope. In fact, one can also work independently in the branding and communication design field as an entrepreneur.  


Why do students choose the Communications Design & Technology masters course as a career option? 

Communication design & Technology is one of the most popular fields, not only within the design industry, but also across branding and advertising sectors. The course is designed in such a way as to give hands-on experience of industries, and does not limit itself to mere bookish knowledge. 

With companies, brands, publications and media now using design to communicate with other businesses and end users, the need for effective communication design is now more than ever. 

As a result, opportunities in communication design have increased significantly, offering students a wide variety of creative communication design careers to choose from. 


What are the subjects in the Post Graduate Diploma Communication Design & Technology course?

Communication Design & Technology is a two-year program. Subjects in the first year focus on understanding the basics of designs and the usage of tools in design-based projects. These include: Fundamentals & History of Design, Basic Digital Tools, Design Basics, Visual Design, Research Practices, Type and Production, Advanced Digital Tools, Branding and Advertising, and Data Visualization.

Subjects in the second year offer a wider perspective on design, and its significance in society, industries and culture. These include : Cultural Studies, User Interface Design, Design for Social Innovation, International/ Industry Projects, Physical Interfaces


Does Pearl Academy offer scholarships for the Communication Design & Technology Master course?

Pearl Academy offers the Who’s Next Scholarship to all its applicants for the academic year 2023. This communication design scholarship is valid for UG as well as PG courses offered by the institution. 

Students don’t need to apply for this scholarship separately — all applicants are automatically eligible for it. The scholarship is strictly merit based, and is offered on the basis of a student’s performance in the Pearl Entrance Exam.

In the academic year 2021-22, 51 students were granted scholarships in the Communications Design course, with 20% to 100% waiver in tuition fee. You can read more about the criteria, and benefits of the scholarship here.


Fundamentals & History of Design, Basic Digital Tools, Design Basics , Visual Design, Research Practices, Type and Production, Advanced Digital Tools, Branding and Advertising, Data Visualization

Cultural Studies, Interface Design, Design for Social Innovation, International/ Industry Project, Physical Interfaces


Our faculty members are the strongest pillars of our 30 years of creative impact. These mentors are life-long learners, eager to dedicate their lives to creating a change for a better tomorrow. They nurture creative minds and bring out the best in them over the years. Every student at Pearl is transformed into a Complete Design Professional with the help of their support, guidance, and mentoring. They and our students together make us who we are. Look at these geniuses. 

Career Path

Our 360° comprehensive learning-based model opens up multiple avenues and opportunities for students.

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  • IT companies

  • Corporate houses/ Multi-national companies

  • Start-ups

  • Design houses

  • Publication industry

  • Editorial design

  • Type foundries

  • Motion graphics.

  • Graphic Designers

  • Advertising and Branding consultants

  • Art Directors

  • Design Researchers

  • UX/UI designers

  • Animators, etc.

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