B.Sc. Visual Communication

Overview of the Programme

B.Sc. Visual Communication

Welcome to Garden City University (GCU), the premier destination for pursuing a B.Sc. in Visual Communication in Bangalore. At GCU, we offer a comprehensive and industry-driven curriculum that equips our students with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the dynamic field of visual communication. Here’s why GCU stands out as the best choice for your B.Sc. Visual Communication course:

Our key courses cover a wide range of subjects essential to visual communication, including Animation, Communication, Visual Communication, PR, Ad, and Photography. You will receive practical, hands-on learning and exposure in various areas such as content writing, scripting, anchoring, RJ (Radio Jockeying), social media, digital media, photography, design, editing, graphics, and more.

Course Structure

Semester 1

Semester 2

Semester 3

Semester 4

Semester 5

Semester 6

Programme Highlights

Pedagogy and Assessment

At Garden City University, we believe in the power of active teaching methodologies to create a transformative learning environment for our BSc Visual Communication students, preparing them to excel in their careers. Our pedagogy in the field of Visual Communication embraces a range of dynamic approaches that encourage hands-on learning and creative exploration. Students engage in immersive case study assessments, challenging them to apply their knowledge and skills to real-world scenarios. Through captivating mini projects, students unleash their creativity, honing their problem-solving abilities and fostering innovation and adaptability. We recognize the importance of independent study, and we empower our students to delve deeper into their areas of interest through the integration of MOOCs platforms.

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Fee Structure for the Academic Year 2024-25

Domestic / NRI Fee Structure

Programmes
B.Sc. Visual Communication

Course Duration
3 years

1st Installment
INR 30,000

5 Subsequent Installments
INR 60,000

International Fee Structure

Programmes
B.Sc. Visual Communication

Course Duration
3 years

1st Installment
$ 500

5 Subsequent Installments
$ 900

OTHER FEES

CAUTION DEPOSIT : Rs. 5000/- to be paid by all the  students.

(Rs. 3000/- will be refunded after successful completion of the course and Rs. 2000/- would be retained towards registration fees for life time Alumni Association Membership)

EXAMINATION FEES PER SEMESTER

UG Programs: Rs.3000/-

Career Path

A B.Sc. Visual Communication degree from GCU opens up exciting career opportunities in various dynamic industries. Here are some of the most trending career paths that you can explore after completing your degree:

Graphic Designer: With your skills in visual communication and design, you can pursue a career as a graphic designer. You will create visually appealing graphics for branding, marketing, advertising, and digital media platforms. Recruiting companies: Wunderman Thompson, Ogilvy India, Dentsu Webchutney, FCB India.

Animator: Animation is in high demand across various industries, including entertainment, gaming, advertising, and e-learning. As an animator, you can bring characters and stories to life through 2D or 3D animation. Recruiting companies: Tata Elxsi, Technicolor India, Prime Focus, DQ Entertainment.

Film and Video Editor: Your proficiency in video editing software and storytelling techniques will enable you to pursue a career as a film and video editor. You can work in film production houses, advertising agencies, television, or even as a freelance editor. Recruiting companies: Red Chillies Entertainment, Viacom18, Dharma Productions, Balaji Telefilms.

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Programme Prospects

25 years of legacy and strong placement initiatives has ensured that GCU Graduates are highly employable in various industries. The strong alumni base provides hand holding for a smooth transition from classroom to the corporate world.

Job Opportunities

Career Path

List of companies where UG & PG Dept Life Of Science students of GCU got placement opportunities:

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I apply for admission to Garden City University?

Apply online through this link https://admissions.gardencity.university/ or Schedule an appointment through the link below to meet with a counselor at the admissions office.
Register and verify your email to initiate the application process.
Submit your application and pay the Rs 2000/- fee.
Receive a conditional offer letter after your application is reviewed, which outlines the conditions for acceptance.
Comply with the conditions stated in the offer letter, meeting eligibility criteria, fulfil specific requirements, complete assigned tasks, and pay the first instalment fee.
Upon meeting the conditions, receive an Enrolment Letter confirming your acceptance into the program.

Are there scholarships or finance options available for students?

Garden City University is committed to supporting students in their academic pursuits through scholarships and finance options.
For information on Scholarship please visit https://www.gardencity.university/scholarship/ or speak to our Admission Counsellor at +919019921992.
Garden City University has collaborations with Non-Banking Financial Companies(NBFCs) that offer interest-free student loans specifically for fee payments. For any assistance, please speak to our Admission Counsellor at +919019921992.

What are the co-curricular and extracurricular activities practised at GCU?

The University has a highly acclaimed and active NCC unit which organises parades and involves itself in activities at a National level. The NSS wing of the University has human care, sustainable practices, educating the downtrodden as its core activities. The NSS has adopted five villages of Bangalore in line with the vision of the Government of India’s Swachhata Abhiyan mission and being recognised among the top 65 institutions in the country making it the right candidate to be chosen for the hall of fame. The University has 35 clubs ranging from Debate to music to badminton to futsal to frisbee to chess to dance. Core teams comprising of students participate in media coverage of national and international events (https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/calendar-of-events/), fashion show which is a part of the fashion and apparel design school with international brands (https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/calendar-of-events/), entrepreneurship and management club, incubation club, research club, beekeeping club, catering club and so on. Being an Interdisciplinary studies University there is much emphasis on giving the student a rounded perspective of studies and activities of individual interest.

What is the teaching style at Garden City University?

Garden City University follows a combination of teaching methods, including lectures, interactive sessions, group discussions, case studies, practical demonstrations, blended learning, self-directed study, and more.

Does Garden City University facilitate internships for students?

Absolutely! Garden City University has seamlessly integrated compulsory internships into its curriculum across all programs. GCU has  established collaborations with numerous industries and organizations to offer extensive internship opportunities for our students. These internships play a pivotal role in providing practical exposure, enhancing professional skills, and fostering industry connections, thus preparing students for successful careers.

Does Garden City University provide hostel facilities?

Yes, the university provides separate hostel facilities for male and female students. To know more, please visit https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/accommodation/

Overview of the Programme

B.Sc. Visual Communication

Welcome to Garden City University (GCU), the premier destination for pursuing a B.Sc. in Visual Communication in Bangalore. At GCU, we offer a comprehensive and industry-driven curriculum that equips our students with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the dynamic field of visual communication. Here’s why GCU stands out as the best choice for your B.Sc. Visual Communication course:

Our key courses cover a wide range of subjects essential to visual communication, including Animation, Communication, Visual Communication, PR, Ad, and Photography. You will receive practical, hands-on learning and exposure in various areas such as content writing, scripting, anchoring, RJ (Radio Jockeying), social media, digital media, photography, design, editing, graphics, and more.

To stay ahead in the industry, we ensure that our students are well-versed in specialized tools used in the field. You will gain proficiency in industry-standard software such as InDesign, DSLR cameras, Photoshop, After Effects, Adobe Audition, Premiere Pro, Blender, and Adobe Illustrator.

At GCU, we foster a research-based learning environment. You will engage in media mapping, media research, innovation, media literacy, research tools, and research methodology. This emphasis on research nurtures critical thinking and problem-solving skills, preparing you to be a well-rounded professional.

GCU has established strong ties with renowned industry associations and institutions, including Edison Film Academy, Innovative Film Academy, Sri Siddhartha Centre for Media Studies, and Radio Mirchi. These partnerships offer you invaluable networking opportunities, internships, and exposure to industry professionals.

We believe in empowering our students to become entrepreneurs. Alongside your studies, you can explore photography, content creation, designing, videography, and sketching, honing your skills and pursuing your creative passions.

Our mentorship programs provide personalized guidance from experienced professionals in the field. You will receive support and advice to help shape your academic and career journey.

GCU offers additional professional certifications in film making and digital marketing, enhancing your skill set and making you more employable in the competitive job market.

We encourage collaboration across disciplines. Through our partnership with the Department of Hospitality Management and Catering Technology, you can explore innovative projects that integrate visual communication with other fields.

GCU provides international exposure through university tie-ups, such as the University of Jaffna and the UCJC Student Exchange Program. These programs allow you to gain a global perspective, expand your cultural horizons, and develop a global network.

Join our Shutterbug Photography Club, which promotes co-curricular activities and offers a platform to showcase your creativity and passion for photography.

At GCU, we are committed to providing an enriching and transformative learning experience. Our industry-driven curriculum, strong industry connections, research-oriented approach, and numerous opportunities for growth and collaboration make us the ideal choice for pursuing a B.Sc. Visual Communication course in Bangalore. Join us at GCU and embark on a journey of creative exploration, professional growth, and endless possibilities.

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Physio-United is the alumni startup of Garden City University. This startup focuses on connecting physiotherapist under one platform and link with the potential patients via tele-medicine concept. This startup was founded by Mr. Divaker Kumar.  GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Physio-United is given below,

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Haura is the under-graduate student startup from the School of Sciences, Department of Life Sciences. This startup focuses on providing beauty and cosmetic products focusing on aromatherapy. This startup was founded by Ms. Darathi Fatima.  GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Haura is given below,

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UAV Systems is the external startup of Garden City University. This startup focuses on manufacturing low cost commercial drones. The brand slogan of the startup is “Make drones work for India”. This startup was founded by Mr. Shivaraman. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan various aspects of startups at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by UAV System is given below,

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Woofy is the alumna startup of Garden City University. This startup focuses on providing healthy food for the pets and other pet care services. This startup was founded by Ms. Varsha. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup to secure funding after reviewing her business plan and the trial done in the market. Link of the video relating to events and activities conducted by Woofy is given below,

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Bakeluscious is the under-graduate student startup from the School of Professional Studies, Department of Hospitality Management and Catering Technology. This home-based startup focuses on crafting creative bakery and confectionary products by providing high end customization options to the customers. This startup was founded by Ms. Shivani. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Bakeluscious is given below,

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Shaahi Bawarchi is the under-graduate student startup from the School of Professional Studies, Department of Hospitality Management and Catering Technology. This startup focuses on providing authentic culinary experience to the customers visiting the restaurants. The startup also focuses on conducting customized outdoor catering events based on the special requirements of the customers. This startup was founded by Ms. Jasmeet. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Shaahi Bawarchi is given below,

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Giggle India is the under-graduate student startup from the School of Professional Studies, Department of Hospitality Management and Catering Technology. This startup focuses on providing various creative services basing the concept of Gig Economy to MSMEs to MNCs. This startup was founded by Ms. Jasneet Kaur. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Giggle India is given below,

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Image Translators is the under-graduate student startup from the School of Professional Studies, Department of Hospitality Management and Catering Technology. This startup focuses on providing image makeover services and access to reliable beauty and cosmetic care products. This startup was founded by Ms. Jasmeet. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Image Translators is given below,

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Soup Master is the external startup. This startup focuses on providing healthy and tasty soup options in a customized vending machines to varied business and institutional units. This startup was founded by Chef Pakadhruva. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Soup Master is given below,

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Miha Hair Oils is the post graduate student startup from the School of Professional Studies, Department of Fashion and Apparel Design. This startup focuses on creating herbal hair oils using unique techniques and ingredients that helps in

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