The importance of visual communication in today’s fast-paced life can’t be stressed enough. If your child is planning a career in visual communication and design, here's all the information you need.
By Hannah S Mathew
Attractive and relevant images do a better job at communicating or relaying information than the spoken or the written word. For this reason, multimedia has taken the communication industry by storm. Multimedia is a multi-billion dollar business and viscom professionals are always in high demand. That’s why, as a career option, viscom is a great choice with multifarious visual communications jobs available on the job market. So, obviously, if your child has a creative bent of mind and is keen on a visual communication career, don’t hesitate to give her all your support.
Although viscom jobs are in demand now, the idea and history of visual communication began much earlier. You may have seen exhibits of cavemen’s drawings and chiselled scripts from ancient Egyptian and Indian civilisations. Incredibly, that’s how viscom began!
Visual communication caters for the sight or visual reception of a piece of information. It uses visual aids or elements to convey information or ideas. These elements of visual communication design include pictures and technology which together form the most appealing medium of communication. The elements may or may not be accompanied by a written script or the spoken word. In a nut-shell, the importance of visual communication lies in the ability to communicate information to a large number of people in a short time.
Overhead projectors, photography, videos, and PowerPoint presentations are some common ones.
Advertising, printing and publication, film and television production, media and animation are a few types of visual communication. So, if your teen is interested in pursuing a career in this creative field, he should enrol for visual communication courses.
Some key elements of popular viscom courses in India:
There are different types of visual communications courses that your child may like to pursue. Listed below are the different kinds:
In case your child is not interested in the above options, here are some other courses in visual communication he can look at:
The country’s most prominent entrance exams are given below:
Regardless of the kind of course your child wants to opt for, the institute he plans to enroll in is of the utmost importance. To make the most of the study, let him choose the place that ranks among one of the best and suits his economical and location priorities.
Have a look at the top ten institutes from where your child can get a visual communication degree:
In order to make the right choice, scrutinise the possible career options in the field of viscom. Cross-check with departments concerned about the availability of equipment, resources and expertise to help make the best choice regarding your child’s career. The following are some of the many viscom job opportunities:
Invest time in deciding which course is the best for your child. It will make all the difference to his education and career. Consider the information in this write-up and help him find the correct path.
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