Bachelor of Design in Visual Communications

General

Program Description

The Visual Communication Department embraces contemporary and traditional design methodologies in practice, teaching, and research. It instills in our graduates the aspiration to advance themselves in education and the professional fields. It also seeks to foster an indigenous culture of design, conveying to students the responsibility to shape the future of visual communication in the region and the world.

It also prepares students to the job market through real-life projects and constant collaboration with industry professionals and entrepreneurs.

Graduates of the program gain practical artistic knowledge, which enables them to be in key positions in the job market.

Program Mission

To graduate women who contribute to the field of visual communication, express positive values, and advance themselves in education and the professional field.

Why Choose Visual Communication Program at Dar Al-Hekma University?

  • The Visual Communication Department at Dar Al-Hekma is the first of its kind in Saudi Arabia and is recognized throughout the Kingdom for producing graduates who are ready to compete in the exciting and demanding job market.
  • The dynamic curricula of the program focus on developing resourceful and successful design professionals with great insights into the world of visual arts.
  • The Mac labs, the latest software programs, the printmaking studios, and the in-house digital printing services provide students with the appropriate facilities needed for their success.
  • The Program develops students’ conceptions of the market by examining real company projects and enhances their confidence and their social and artistic skills which they very much need to compete in the global market.

Career Prospects

Motion Graphics:

  • Motion graphics designer
  • Character designer
  • Video editor
  • 2D Animator/2D character animator
  • Audio/Sound editor
  • Visual effect artist
  • Stop motion artist
  • Documentary filmmaker
  • Animation Illustrator
  • Storyboard artist
  • Filmmaker
  • Copywriter
  • Concept developer
  • Compositor
  • Production designer
  • Scriptwriter
  • Interactive multimedia designer
  • Website designer
  • Application designer

Graphic Design:

  • Graphic Designer
  • Corporate In-House designer
  • Advertising Art Director
  • Advertising Artist
  • Advertising Designer
  • Advertising Illustrator
  • Advertising Layout Designer
  • Biological Illustrator
  • Brand Development Designer
  • Cartoonist
  • Catalog Illustrator
  • Commercial Artist
  • Computer Animator
  • Computer Graphics Specialist
  • Commercial Artist
  • Computer Animator
  • Computer Graphics Specialist
  • Digital Image Artist
  • Digital Production Artist
  • Electronic Games Designer
  • Interactive Designer
  • Packaging Designer
  • Packaging Production Artist
  • Photo Editor

Last updated Dec 2019

About the School

Located in the heart of the metropolitan city of Jeddah, Dar Al-Hekma is one of Saudi Arabia's leading teaching and research universities for young women. Since its opening in 1999, Dar Al-Hekma is de ... Read More

Located in the heart of the metropolitan city of Jeddah, Dar Al-Hekma is one of Saudi Arabia's leading teaching and research universities for young women. Since its opening in 1999, Dar Al-Hekma is dedicated to endowing its pupils with the skills and knowledge they need to flourish and succeed in a rapidly changing world.?? Read less