Visual Communication

Department of
Visual Communication

Course Overview

The department of Visual Communication, Amrita school of Arts and Science, Mysuru, is one that stands out for more reasons than one. The programmes offer a platform to transform theory into practical experiences in-order to gear the students to meet the needs of the media industry. Theory-cum-practical specialization subjects such as Event Management, Ad photography, Public relations and corporate communication, Advertising- aspects and aesthetics, Online journalism, Documentary Film making, media management, film studies are a part of the curriculum that offers much sought after career to many students.

The department aims to produce, not only responsible media persons, but also desires to sensitize citizens to social concerns thereby creating bigger mind-space for people of the global village.



Two fully equipped Audio and Video Studios for Post Production, Photography, News Reading and Anchoring.

(Spacious Acoustic Cabin, Sound Proof – Audio Recording Cabin, 40 – 50 students seating Capacity, Adjustable lights with Dimmer Control, High End Mac Pro (3.5 GHz, 6 – Core, 24 GB Ram, 6TB RAID), Multicam Online Editing, Broadcast Quality Video Switcher with live streaming facilities.)

Exclusive Visual Media Production and Post Production facilities.

(Which include Powerful and state-of-the-art Multimedia Workstations for VFX, Animation and Post productions works)

Separate Visual Media Lab with high end machines.
classrooms fitted with latest audio / video equipment.
e-Learning facilities and Digital Library.
Facilities for Film screening and Appreciation sessions.
Latest Studio Lighting and Trolley system.
An excellent video library with more than 300 world film classics and learning DVDs.
A dedicated group of teachers, Subject and Industry experts.
IT hubs backed up by 24 hour fail safe power supply.

Amrita Advantage

  • Learner centric
  • Value based education
  • Latest industry oriented updated curriculum
  • Excellent placement record
  • World class infrastructure
  • Affordable fees
  • Scholarship - Academic and Merit
  • Separate Hostel Facility for boys and girls

Dr. Moulya B

Chairperson | Asst. Professor (SG) | Ph.D, UGC-NET, M.Phil, M.A

Research Interest :Journalism and Mass Communication, Print Media, Traditional Media, Art, Literature & Culture
Experience :15 years academic experience. Published papers in refered national and international journals. 8 publications out of 2 are International research Journals, 6 National publication. 2 books are published

Mr. Sunij S Nair

Vice Chairperson | Assistant Professor | M.Sc. (CS), MA (J & MC), MFA

Research Interest :Advertising, Online Marketing, Graphic/Web Designing, UI/UX Designing, Elearning, PR, Animation, Branding.
Experience :14 years academic experience in India and abroad, including 3 year in research and 4 years in industry.

Mr. Sandeep T K

Asst. Professor | Pursuing Ph.D, MA (Journalism)

Research Interest :Mass Communication New Media, Journalism and advertisement
Experience :12 years academic experience , including 4 years in research and 1 years in industry.

Mr. Darshan B M

Asst. Professor | Pursuing Ph.D, MCJ, M.Phil(VM&C)

Research Interest :Social aspects of New Media, Cinema Studies, Print Journalism
Experience : 4 years academic experience, including 3 years in research.

Mr.Suraj R Shankar

Asst. Professor | MJMC, B.A.A.VFX

Research Interest :3D Animation,Audiography - Videography
Experience :3 years of industrial experience ( Worked on ad films, documentaries, Live productions, shortfilms, Video songs, audio albums, Animation and Visual effects.) 6 years of teaching experience.

Ms. Sreelakshmi E

Asst. Professor | M.Sc. (Electronic Media), UGC-NET

Research Interest :Electronic Media, Video production
Experience :2 years academic experience.

Ms. Shrigouri S Joshi

Asst. Professor | MCJ

Research Interest :PR & Branding, Event Management, Documentry Film Making, Multimedia Productions
Experience : 6 year teaching experience.

Ms. Smitha R Athani

Asst. Professor | MA (Visual Media and Communication), PG Diploma (Journalism and Mass Communication)

Research Interest :Journalism and Mass Communication
Experience :9 years of industrial experience and 2 years of teaching experience.

Admission 2024 Open