B.A. Communication Design (Graphic Design)

Course Overview

The School of Design, Media, and Creative Arts at JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) stands out as one of the best Graphic Design and Communication Design colleges in Bangalore. B.A. Communication Design programme in Graphic Design of JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) is designed to provide students with a comprehensive education in the field of visual communication. This programme is a fusion of theoretical knowledge, practical skills, and critical thinking, ensuring that graduates are well-equipped to thrive in the constantly evolving world of graphic design.

B.A. Graphic Design Course Highlights

This programme at one of the best Graphic Design colleges in Bangalore will lay the foundation for strategic research in the domain, understanding of design attributes, development and realisation of products and accessories for various niche markets

Course Commencement

Date : August 2024

Duration of Study:

4 Years (8 semesters)


The minimum qualification required to apply is a pass in the 10+2 examination in Science or Commerce from PUC / ISC / CBSE or an equivalent board. A course recognized as equivalent thereto by the University.

Curriculum Structure

Courses inside B.A. Graphic Design after the Foundation Year (First Year) are as below:

Candidates admitted into the B.A Graphic Design programme in Communication Design undergo a common Foundation Year. Students are introduced to developing their design sensibilities with several experiential opportunities. The design courses students get to experience the design foundation through are:

Semester 1
  1. History of Design
  2. Design Study
  3. Design Lab: Image Editing Techniques
  4. Drawing Skills
  5. Language Courses
  6. Mind Management and Human Values
Semester 2
  1. Drawing Skill: Life Study
  2. Undertaking Visual Research
  3. Storytelling - Developing Visual Narrative
  4. Video and Audio editing
  5. Language Courses
  6. Mind Management and Human Values
  7. Research and Entrepreneurship Project

Semester 3
  1. Design communication & visualizing ideas-strategic communication & consumer behaviour
  2. Environmental studies
  3. Digital illustration technique
  4. Photo-communication
  5. Branding & identity design (branding & communication design)
  6. Advertising design (advertising design & media)
Semester 4
  1. Design thinking and contextual application
  2. Indian constitution
  3. Graphic design for web (interaction design)
  4. Motion graphics
  5. Publication & print design
  6. Information design

Semester 5
  1. Ethics and laws for media
  2. Writing for digital media
  3. Internship
  4. Application UI design
  5. Packaging design
  6. TV commercial production practice
  7. Video and audio editing
  8. Emerging technologies
Semester 6
  1. Design Project
  2. Graphic Design for Gaming
  3. 2D/3D Animation Technquie
  4. Online Advertising and social media
  5. 3D Graphics - Modelling or (Retail & Visual Merchandising)
  6. E-Commerce

Semester 7
  1. Advance Research Methodology 1
  2. Collaborative Project
  3. Foreign Language 1
Semester 8
  1. Advance Research Methodology 2
  2. Foreign Language 2

Courses on offer are subject to change between semesters or academic years depending on relevant recommendations from experts in industry, academia and other important stakeholders

Exploring Opportunities Following B.A

As one of the top design colleges in Bangalore, graduates with a B.A. Communication Design in Graphic Design possesses a unique skill set that allows them to conceptualise, design, and develop innovative products. They work across industries such as consumer electronics, automotive, and more. Graduates can use their design skills to start their own design firms or product companies, bringing their innovative ideas to the market. Some opportunities and prospective roles that students can pursue after completing a B.A. Communication Design in Graphic Design are:

  1. Graphic Designer
  2. Art Director
  3. Web Designer
  4. Branding Specialist
  5. Illustrator
  6. Packaging Designer
  7. Advertising Creative
  8. Multimedia Artist

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