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

Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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Last updated September 18, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 1, 2020
4 years
320,000 SAR
Scholarships are available
Aug 29, 2020
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Start Date
Sep 1, 2020
End Date
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Application deadline
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Sep 1, 2020

Application deadline
Aug 29, 2020
End Date
May 5, 2024