Acedemic Programs

MVC
Syllabus

Master of Visual Communication

2 year programme

The Master of Visual Communication, approved and recognised by the University of Calicut consists of theory and philosophy of visual culture and communication, mass media, film and television with practical training in digital film technology, sound and video editing, cinematography, light design and script-writing. The scope of digital visual media is ever expanding and the careers associated to it such as audio and video editing, camera, script writing and directing are so significant in both the service and entertainment sectors worldwide. The basic qualification for admission is a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline, with an aggregate not less than 45%.

SCHEME AND SYLLABUS

SEMESTER I
Code & Courses Course Title
VC1C01 Visual Culture and Communication
VC1C02 Film Appreciation
VC1C03 Photography
VC1C04 Scripting for Visual Media
VC1E01 New Media Technologies
SEMESTER II
Code & Courses Course Title
VC2C05 Digital Video Production
VC2C06 Cinematography
VC2C07 Introduction to Sound Design
VC2C08 Introduction to Visual Editing
VC2E02 Film Studies
SEMESTER III
Code & Courses Course Title
VC3C09 Image & Representation
VC3C10 Visual Media Research
VC3C11 Visual Editing
VC3C12 Advanced Studies in Sound Design
VC3E03 Multimedia
SEMESTER IV
Code & Courses Course Title
VC4C13 Media Management
VC4C14 Television Production
VC4C15 Dissertation/Media Production
VC4C16 Practical + Viva-voce
VC4E04 Advertising in Visual Media

Bachelor of Visual Communication
Syllabus

Bachelor of Visual Communication

3 year programme

The undergraduate programme, Bachelor of Visual Communication brings together technologies of visual media, approaches to communication, visual art, digital production of moving images and their electronic mediation. The courses in this programme focus on the emerging arenas such as digital movie making, television, web and electronically mediated communication systems. The scope of this programme is the ever-expanding careers associated with digital film, cyber technologies, television, advertising and other means of visual communication. This programme is designed to equip students with the art and craft of visual communication and to enable them to emerge as professionals matching the human resources required for the rapidly growing media and entertainment industry. Basic requirement is a pass in the higher secondary level examinations.

SCHEME AND SYLLABUS

SEMESTER I
Code & Courses Course Title
A01 General English
A02 General English
A07 General Language
VCM1B01 Vision and Communication
VCM1B02 Film Appreciation
VCM1C01 Media Design - I [Graphic design]
VCM1C02 Introduction to Electronic Media
SEMESTER II
Code & Courses Course Title
A03 General English
A04 General English
A08 General Language
VCM2B03 Photography
VCM2B04 Theory of Visual Design
VCM2C03 Media design- II [2D animation]
VCM2C04 Electronic Media II [Radio production]
SEMESTER III
Code & Courses Course Title
A11 Numerical skills
A12 General Informatics
VCM3B05 History & Theory of Art
VCM3B06 Writing for Visual Media
VCM3B07 Digital Video Production – I Preproduction
VCM3C05 Media design III [3D animation]
VCM3C06 Electronic Media III [Television Production]
SEMESTER IV
Code & Courses Course Title
A13 General Subject
A14 General Subject
VCM4B08 History of Cinema
VCM4B09 Digital Video Production – II Cinematography
VCM4C07 Media design IV [Web Design]
VCM4C08 Electronic Media - IV [E-Content Development]
SEMESTER V
Code & Courses Course Title
VCM5B10 Theatre Production
VCM5B11 Anchoring and Reporting
VCM5B12 Digital Video Production – III Video Editing
VCM5B13 Digital Video Production – IV Audiography
VCM5D01 Open Course (Other Streams)
VCM5B14 Mini Project Work
SEMESTER IV
Code & Courses Course Title
VCM6B15 Management in Media
VCM6B16 New Media
VCM6B17 Advertising
VCM6B18 Project Work
VCM6B19 Practical + Viva voce

B.A. Multimedia
Syllabus

B.A. Multimedia

3 year programme

B.A. Multimedia in this institution is developed to train students in an exceptionally creative mode in digital arts, graphics, animation, media production and new media technologies. At the moment, a wide variety of professions in media and communication poses radical challenges to inspired young minds all over the world and the digital and interactive media interfaces brings together many platforms simultaneously coexisting and networked including print, audio and video. The notion of multi-media is defined in such a way that it incorporates all conventional modes of mediations and newly emerging forms and attempts to provide an interactive digital space. Aspirants should have completed higher secondary level education successfully.

SCHEME AND SYLLABUS

SEMESTER I
Code & Courses Course Title
A01 General English
A02 General English
A07 General Language
BMM1B01 Introduction to Multimedia
BMM1C01 Introduction to Electronic Media
BMM1C02 Video Production 1 [Photography]
SEMESTER II
Code & Courses Course Title
A03 General English
A04 General English
A08 General Language
BMM2B02 Motion Graphics I [Creative Design Skills]
BMM2C03 Electronic Media II [Radio Production]
BMM2C04 Video Production II [Scripting]
SEMESTER III
Code & Courses Course Title
A11 Numercal skills
A12 General Informatics
BMM3B03 Motion Graphics II – [Traditional Animation]
BMM3B04 Computer Graphics
BMM3C05 Electronic Media III [Television Production]
BMM3C06 Video Production III [Cinematography & Editing]
SEMESTER IV
Code & Courses Course Title
A13 General Subject
A14 General Subject
BMM4B05 History of Art
BMM4B06 Motion Graphics III – [2D Animation]
BMM4B07 Web Design
BMM4C07 Electronic Media - IV [E-Content Development]
BMM4C08 Video Production IV [Sound Editing]
SEMESTER V
Code & Courses Course Title
BMM5B08 Visual Effects [Compositing]
BMM5B09 3D texturing and Rigging
BMM5B10 Motion Graphics IV [Introduction to 3D]
BMM5B11 Advertising
BMM5B12 Mini Project Work
BMM5D01 Multimedia Basics (For other Students)
SEMESTER VI
Code & Courses Course Title
BMM6B13 3D Animation Lighting & Rendering
BMM6B14 Packaging
BMM6B15 Print Technology
BMM6B16 Management in Media
BMM6B17 Multimedia Project & Viva voce
BMM6B18 Web Site Project

Diploma in Visual Communication
Syllabus

Diploma in Visual Communication

1 year programme

Diploma in Visual Communication is an innovative one year diploma programme which comprises all aspects of digital film production such as sound and video editing, cinematography, light design and script-writing. The selection is on the basis of an aptitude test and interview to test the candidate basic awareness of culture, cinema, language and literature and contemporary issues. The programme is intensely practice based and the students will have workshop and production based training in all aspects of communicating with visual images.

SCHEME AND SYLLABUS

SEMESTER I
Code & Courses Course Title
VC1C01 Visual Culture and Communication
VC1C02 Film Appreciation
VC1C03 Photography
VC1C04 Scripting for Visual Media
VC1E01 New Media Technologies
SEMESTER II
Code & Courses Course Title
VC2C05 Digital Video Production
VC2C06 Cinematography
VC2C07 Introduction to Sound Design
VC2C08 Introduction to Visual Editing
VC2E02 Film Studies
SEMESTER III
Code & Courses Course Title
VC3C09 Image & Representation
VC3C10 Visual Media Research
VC3C11 Visual Editing
VC3C12 Advanced Studies in Sound Design
VC3E03 Multimedia
SEMESTER IV
Code & Courses Course Title
VC4C13 Media Management
VC4C14 Television Production
VC4C15 Dissertation/Media Production
VC4C16 Practical + Viva-voce
VC4E04 Advertising in Visual Media