The department of Visual Communication Design and Multimedia is one of the three departments in The Margaret Trowell School of Industrial and Fine Arts (MTSIFA), under the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology(CEDAT). The department programmes provide a more in-depth understanding of the visual communication design field in relation to the ever-advancing modern design technology and industrial growth challenges in Uganda.
The Visual Communication Design and Multimedia programmes address specific demands and enable students cultivate a sense of focus and concentration in specialized design areas in order to ably serve and contribute to the community development. It offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The programme provides learners with theory, practice and the modern technology. DVCDM houses areas of study that include animation, graphic design, sound production, 3D modelling, web site design, game design and interactive media design, social design, professional practice and management among others.
The department trains highly skilled and competent visual communication and multimedia personnel to serve in the different sectors of the economy including operations, research and training institutions.
Department Programme objectives are:
|Amanda Tumusiime||Ag. Chair, Lecturer|
|Philip Kwesiga||Associate Professor|
|Patrick Sserunjogi||Assistant Lecturer|
|Annette Nakimbugwe Sebba||Lecturer|
|Fred Kizito Kakinda||Assistant Lecturer|
|Kanuge John Bosco||Lecturer|
|BVCD||Drawing, Art History, Design Computing, Entrepreneurship &Business Practice, Research, Photography, Printing, Media Design, Graphic Illustration, Field Attachment, Exhibition||Photography Design, Graphic Illustration, Printing Production|
The programme is intended for people in the following categories:
The main basis for the programme is to create a job creator and independent designer in the increasing competitive world. However, graduates of BVCD can have opportunities as:
a) Designers in the media houses
b) Established design houses
c) Researchers in established firms
d) Marketers of both art/design and any other products
e) Web designers, photographers, animators, illustrators, design journalist, information designer, interactive multimedia designer, design educator and graphic designer