Bachelor of Design (Hons) (Graphic Design) | GIFT University

Bachelor of Design (Hons) (Graphic Design)

Program Description:

The Graphic Design deals in developing and communicating the ideas by utilizing the art of language, picture and typography. Graphic designers are visual problem solver who uses different mediums to integrate design principals, methods, images, words and ideas.

The technical, creative and conceptual skills are nourished by providing courses that emphasize theory, process and professional practice. The programs rigorous learning experience leads to designing the campaign and other print media traditional and modern solutions in creative and effective manner. The designers learn to use colour, select type, manage the design process, collaborate with clients and utilize the most popular graphic software

The graphic design work creates impact on economic, political, social, cultural and personal life.

 

Program Objectives

Graduates of the Mass Communication/Media Studies Program will acquire knowledge and skills that will help them to be professionally capable to:

  • To enable students to communicate concepts, design solutions and arguments clearly and concisely through visual, verbal and written means.
  • To nourish the design skills of a students by giving exposure the classical and contemporary design practices.
  • To apply the principles of colour, composition, hierarchy, typography as they relate in the digital and print media.
  • To enable student to draw, sketch and illustrate the products by learning classical and contemporary work.
  • To learn and practice the modern digital designing tool and develop commercially viable solutions.
  • To enable students to demonstrate the ability to use design thinking strategies in print media design process.
 

Learning outcomes:

  1. Students will be able to compare and contrast key elements of design such as shape, space, line, colour, and texture with key principles of design and thoughtfully use them in design projects.
  2. Students will able to use industry-standard software applications such as Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw, Illustrator, AutoCAD to create and modify visually appealing illustrations, documents and publications.
  3. Develop a portfolio of personal design samples with ability to suggest and develop design solution for print media.
 

Department Infrastructure:

GIFT University features high technology studios that have been especially designed to aid students enrolled in design and development courses. The studios include a design studio, drawing studio, graphic studio and specialized computer Lab. These studios enhance student’s understanding of the design industry and help them practically test their concept and skills.

 

Career Prospects:

The Graphic designer can explore his path in various fields which include but may not limit to

  1. Fashion and Textile brands in R&D department to develop marketing and packing materials.
  2. Fashion illustrator
  3. Developer in magazines houses
  4. Developers in advertising agencies
  5. Packaging designing
  6. Publicity material designer
  7. Graphic Design instructor
 

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

The University welcomes applications from students who have successfully completed up to Grade 12 schooling with minimum of 45% score. The more specific criteria follow:

  • Relevant level NTS test is also acceptable for admissions
  • FSc (Pre-Engineering / Pre-Medical)
  • Intermediate with Arts or General Science or Commerce
  • Advanced Levels (A’ Levels)
  • Any other equivalent grade 12 degree approved by the Ministry of Education.
 

Program Structure

Structure

No of Courses

Cr Hrs

Core Course

39

108

Social Integration

1

3

Internship

1

3

Thesis

2

15

Total

43

129

 


 

Minimum Eligibility:

The University welcomes applications from students who have successfully completed up to Grade 12 schooling. The more specific criteria follow:

  • Relevant level NTS test is also acceptable for admissions
  • FSc (Pre-Engineering / Pre-Medical)
  • Intermediate with Arts or General Science or Commerce
  • Advanced Levels (A’ Levels)
  • Any other equivalent grade 12 degree approved by the Ministry of Education.

Enquiries

The Admission Office at GIFT University deals with the enquiries concerning admissions. The prospective candidates are advised to consult this office during working hours of the University.

 

General Criteria to Apply

  • The candidate fulfills the eligibility conditions of the program.
  • The candidate must have earned the eligibility qualification from a recognized educational institution.
  • Good proficiency in English language.
  • The candidate has not been debarred on disciplinary grounds during his earlier educational career.
 

Admission Application

  • Applications for admissions are invited through advertisement in the media. The prospective candidates are advised to obtain the University Prospectus, Application Form and Admission Schedule from the Admissions Office. They may make queries to the officer on duty for further information.
  • Admission Application should be submitted together with all required documents within the prescribed time limit in the Student Affairs Centre Admissions Office.
  • Online Applicants can apply just by filling the required fields of Online Application Form. Their documents will be verified at the day of admissions test and interview.
  • After admission test and interview, the Admission Committee will advise the successful candidates to deposit fee and other dues in the Accounts Office within the specified time limit.
  • On payment of fee and dues, the Accounts Office will issue the Registration Number to the candidate. at least two days prior to the commencement of the semester.

 

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