Course - Overview

This program equips students to apply the principles of design to a wide range of communication challenges across various forms and types of media. Students develop an understanding of people in their socio-cultural settings and devise appropriate strategies that lead to communication products, systems, services, and experiences. The program offers students a golden opportunity to pursue professional development in graphics, illustration, sequential art, typography, image processing, motion graphics, and narration.

The key elements of the program place emphasis on originality and conceptual development. Students work with traditional print media as well as contemporary digital forms, gaining the essential skills in today’s market. This program explores various techniques utilized by professionals in telling impactful stories and ideas through production and post-production processes. Students will learn how to build, analyze, and evaluate digital products, services, and tools. The competencies this program strives to develop in students blend technical comprehension with research methodologies to develop a unique conceptual approach to problem-solving.

CAREER PROSPECTS

  • Game Developer • Web Designer/Developer • 2D/ 3D Artist • Character Designer
  • Visual Effects Artist • Motion Graphic Designer • Multimedia Designer
  • Broadcast Designer For Cinema And TV • Interaction Designer

 

Students' Work

Have a glance at some of the stellar work executed by our students.

Faculty

With a career spanning over 35 years in the design industry, Alex Velasco is an expert in design education, product design and design thinking. He has taught design students in the United Kingdom, Turkey, Georgia and India. He attained a Gulbenkian Foundation Scholarship for post graduate study (1993) and has been awarded the South African Bureau of Standards design award (2000).