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B.Des Visual Communication

Program Outline

MGMU Leonardo da Vinci Visual Communication Program fosters learning to master the foundational principles of visual design, including color theory, typography, composition, and layout, laying a strong groundwork for all your creative endeavors.


The candidate should have passed 10+2 examination from recognized board or equivalent, with minimum of 50% marks (at least 45% in case of candidates of backward class categories, Economically Weaker Section and Persons with Disability belonging to Maharashtra State only). Foreign students should have passed an equivalent exam and must have required proficiency in English Language.
Valid score in MGMU-CET


8 Semesters | 4 year

Key Featrures

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Year wise Program Structure of Undergraduate Program


Year 1

Professional Core(PC)

Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)

Indian knowledge System (IKS)

Ability Enhancement Course (AEC)


Year 2

Professional Core (PC)

Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)

Indian Knowledge System


Value Education Course (VEC)


OpenElective (OE)


Year 3

Professional Core (PC)

Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)

Ability Enhancement Course (AEC)

Year 4


Professional Core (PC)

Professional Elective (PE)

Graduation Project (GP) Design / Art Collection

FieldProject (FP)

Industry Internship (OJT)

SR.NO NAME Organization
1 Dr. Monika Aggarwal Chairperson, Dean Faculty of Design, MGM University, Chhatrapati Sambhaji Nagar, Email id: [email protected].
2 Shri Shiv Kadam Professor, School of Journalism and Mass Media
3 Mr. Baiju Patil Associate Professor, HOD Photography School of Journalism and Mass Media
4 Rishikesh V. Khedkar Expert in Industry, Co Founder Design Nonstop Nashik
5 Sharmistha Salunke Assistant Professor, MIT WPU, School of Design, Pune
6 Kanupriya Sharma Expert in Academics, Educator and Visual Communication Designer Asst. Prof. UID Karnavati University
7 Dr. Nanki Nath Expert in Research organization, Assistant Professor, University school of Design and Innovation GGSIP University, East Delhi Campus 110092

A Bachelor's degree in Visual Communication can open up a wide range of career opportunities in various industries that require visual storytelling, design, and communication skills. Visual communication professionals often work to convey messages, ideas, and information through visual elements. Here are some potential career paths you can consider:

Graphic Designer: Graphic designers create visual content for both print and digital media. They design logos, brochures, posters, websites, social media graphics, and more to convey messages effectively.

Art Director: Art directors lead creative teams and oversee the visual aspects of projects, ensuring that the design and imagery align with the overall concept and goals.

UI/UX Designer: User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) designers focus on enhancing the usability and user experience of websites, apps, and digital products. They create user-friendly interfaces and efficient interactions.

Web Designer/Developer: Web designers work on the visual aspects of websites, while web developers handle the coding and functionality. Some professionals in this field have a combination of design and coding skills.

Motion Graphics Designer: Motion graphics designers create animated visuals and videos for various purposes, including advertising, marketing, and online content.

Illustrator: Illustrators create hand-drawn or digital illustrations for books, magazines, advertisements, animations, and multimedia presentations.

Multimedia Artist/Animator: Multimedia artists and animators produce visual effects, 2D and 3D animations, and interactive media for film, television, video games, and web applications.

Packaging Designer: Packaging designers focus on creating attractive and functional packaging for products. They consider branding, product protection, and consumer appeal.

Advertising Creative: Advertising creatives work on creating concepts and visuals for advertising campaigns. This role often includes working with copywriters to develop effective ad campaigns.

Brand Designer: Brand designers specialize in creating and maintaining brand identities, including logos, color schemes, and design guidelines for companies and organizations.

Marketing Coordinator: Visual communication skills are valuable for marketing professionals who create visual content for digital marketing campaigns, social media, email marketing, and content marketing.

Illustration Agent/Representative: Agents represent illustrators and help them find clients, negotiate contracts, and manage their careers effectively.

Print Production Manager: Print production managers oversee the printing process, ensuring that printed materials meet quality standards and are produced efficiently.

Visual Content Creator: Content creators produce visuals and graphics for social media, blogs, and other online platforms to engage and inform audiences.

Educator: With additional education and training, you can become an educator, teaching visual communication and design at schools, colleges, or universities.

Art Blogger or Critic: Share your insights and reviews of visual communication trends, artists, and designs through a blog, vlog, or social media to build an audience interested in the field.

Networking, building a strong portfolio, and staying updated with industry trends and design software are essential for success in these careers. Consider internships, freelance work, or entry-level positions to gain practical experience and build your professional reputation in visual communication.

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Jitendra Pawar

Mr. Ashish Moray

Mr. Deepak Pralhad Borse

Mr. Shyam Tapaskar

Computer Lab

The Computer lab caters the class of 40 students. List of Design Software accessible to the students:-

Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, CorelDRAW AutoCAD

(All the computers have 24X7 internet access.)


IFD Total books. 601 volume Total magazine 06 Volume 189

Total journal 03 Volume 30

COFA Total books volume 852 Total magazine 4

Textile Testing Lab

List of equipment’s accessible to the students: -Fibre testing equipment - Microscope

Yarn Testing Equipment - Beesly Balance Twist Tester Wrap Reel Motorized Crease Recovery tester GSM Round Cutter Fabric thickness tester Tearing strength tester

Washable platform for Chemical Testing with a sink at the corner For Mechanical Testing wooden platforms or tables with storage and a centre table for cutting of specimen and demonstration

Weaving Studio

Equipped with table looms so that students can create weave patterns.

Garment Construction Lab

Garment Construction lab is equipped with commercial sewing machines (Juki), drafting tables and white boards

Pattern / Draping Making Studio

The Pattern making studio is equipped with drafting tables, dress forms and white boards.

Display Arches

Exhibition Area to exhibit students, work.