Faculty of Humanities and Science

Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research



The Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research, with a vision of excellence in education and to continuously upgrade exemplary standards in the quality of education teaching, training, research & extension , started the Department of visual communication under the faculty of Humanities and science in 2015 with the Mission of spreading Knowledge & Promoting education in every field, to Serve Humanity at its best with Sincerity & Dedication

About the Department

The Department of Visual Communication was established in the year of 2015 with a program designed to provide holistic design education, that incorporates technology, aesthetics and technological use of various media .it offers a three year under graduate program- B.sc Visual Communication


The Department is committed to train culture conscious, development oriented, society responsible citizens and committed media professionals
The program mainly focuses on media education with a fair understanding of other social sciences. The department has made innovations and hands on methods of teaching and learning as its hallmark. Besides classrooms instructions the student are constantly encouraged to attend,organize cultural activity seminars .workshops and campaigns.


To broaden the intellectual creativity, develop technical skills, foster ethical sensibilities and promote social awareness through visual Media education and to be career focused

The Visual Communication department at MAHER – FHS offers a full-fledged graduate program with an advanced infrastructure , a comprehensive curriculum. Skilled and industrial experienced faculty and lively co- curricular activities like Theatre, Dance , Music , Photography , Panting’s , graphic designs with an ambience that encourages students to scale new highlights in their areas if interest with a firm root in their social sensitivity


Our department student participate and conducted various type of departmental activities its purely helpful for our students knowledge gaining and future development activities .

  1. Industrial visit to vedanthangal
    Vedanthagal is a one of the most visiting place for photography is located in the Kancheepuram District .More than 40,000 birds (including 26 rare species), from various parts of the world visit the sanctuary during the migratory season every year.
  2. Inter college function ( immortols)
    FEB 2017 Our visual communication department conduct Inter college Event. Theme called IMMORTOLS.
  3. Sathiyabama university inter college work shop (eltekcida)
    Every year SATHIYABAMA COLLEGE conduct a inter college work shop We went to participate in work shop. It will useful for our students further accepts
  4. Short film festivals
    We went to short film festival to improve our student knowledge about direction, script writing, camera angles, editing etc.
  5. International short film festival
    RUSSIAN CULTURE conduct a international short film festival every year .They learned different genre of short film.
  6. International film festivals
    WOODLANDS THEATER conduct ainternational film festival every year .They learned different genre of film and other language movie screenplays.
  7. Chennai trade Centre (international film techno expo)
    Exhibition about camera equipment’s, lightings and editing software’s .
  8. Animation seminar (arena animation )
    Seminar about 3d animation , how animation are practicing in movies.
  9. Real media seminar ( stereoscopy 3D )
    Seminar about stereoscopy in advance cinema technology
  10. Dhakshanchitra
    Students can gain knowledge about drawings , paintings, and different culture of drawing medium
  11. Industrial visit malaimurasu (television channel )
    Media organization , how it works etc

Faculty Details

1Mrs. B. Gayathri AkkallyaAssistant ProfessorM.Sc.Visual Communication)1 Years
2Hemalatha .R Assistant Professor & HEADM.A MPhil PGDAD & PR9 Years

Job Oppurtunities

Popular areas of employment for such graduates include:

  1. • News and Media Industry
  2. • Advertising Industry
  3. • Film Industry
  4. • Websites
  5. • Radio Stations
  6. • Gaming websites, etc.
  7. • Graphic Artist
  8. • Desktop Publisher
  9. • Digital Photographer
  10. • Web Designer
  11. • Instructional Designer
  12. • Animator
  13. • Cartoonist
  14. • Production Assistant
  15. • Ad Photographer
  16. • Event Manager, etc

Syllabus Highlights