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Bachelor of Graphic Design

Objectives

The program is developed to achieve the following objectives:

• To generate an extensive coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts of interdisciplinary subjects including creative coding, photography and animation, editorial, advertising, illustration, publishing, interactive, new media, packaging, identity, experience, motion graphics, installations and exhibitions.

• To develop cognitive skills of individuals to critically analyze, consolidate and synthesize knowledge to identify and solve problems with intellectual independence and cultivate communication skills to present coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas.

• To reflect the application of acquired knowledge and technical skills with responsibility and accountability for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters.

• To demonstrate a sound and critical understanding of various theories of visual design and their relationship to design history, design practice and broader theories of culture and knowledge and its implications in exploring design situations and outcomes for a range of contemporary scenarios.

• To curate skills and knowledge of the practices, languages, forms, materials, technologies and techniques in the graphic design discipline and apply these relevant skills and knowledge to produce and realize works, artefacts and forms of design expression through creative, critical and reflective thinking and practice.

Role and Scope

The University of Faisalabad offers a 4 year Bachelor of Design degree in Graphic Design, a visionary professional program addressing to the advanced scope of communication technologies and traditional and emerging design practices developing visual languages that allow to work across digital, physical and analogue media. The degree offers an array of tools, strategies and design thinking methodologies over the period of 8 semesters that enable students to become adaptive, multidisciplinary communications designers. Specialized graphic design skills are employed in a range of careers such as graphic design, app design, illustration, concept art, games design, web design, typography, animation, advertising, UX design and visual storytelling. After the completion of the bachelor programs students will be equipped to create visual materials across a variety of visual formats and channels including broadcast, web, film, television, advertising, publishing, and game industry.

  • Duration

    8 Semesters (4 years)

  • Eligibility

    Students are eligible to apply for admission if they have successfully completed your FA/FSc. with 50% marks (2nd division) or have an A level pass in three subjects (IBCC equivalence certificate is required), or an equivalent national or international qualification.

  • credit hours
    required

    128

  • Fee Rs

    699,520

semesters and courses

 

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ISL-102 Islamic Studies/Ethics 2(2-0)
ISL-103 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation I 1(1-0)
ENG-101 English I [Reading & Writing Skills] 3(3-0)
MATH-101 Mathematics 3(3-0)
CS-101 Introduction to Information & Communication Technologies 3(2-1)
DE-111 Drawings & Graphics 3(1-2)
  Total Credit Hours 15
 
 

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ISL-104 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation II 1(1-0)
ENG-102 English II [Communication Skills] 3(3-0)
PS-101 Pakistan Studies 2(2-0)
DE-112 Basics of Design 3(1-2)
DE-113 Visual Communication* 3(2-1)
DE-114 History of Art & Design I* 3(3-0)
  Total Credit Hours 15
 
 

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ISL-201 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation III 1(1-0)
ENG-201 English III [Technical Writing & Presentation Skills] 3(3-0)
PSY-201 Psychology 3(3-0)
DE-211 Design Studio – I* 4(1-3)
DE-212 Art & Society [Critical Theories] 2(2-0)
DE-213 History of Art & Design II* 3(3-0)
  Total Credit Hours 16
 
 

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ISL-202 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation IV 1(1-0)
GEN-201 Sociology 3(3-0)
DE-214 Design Anthropology 2(2-0)
DE-215 Design Studio – II* 4(1-3)
DE-216 Advanced Visual Communication* 3(2-1)
DE-217 Photography 3(2-1)
  Total Credit Hours 16
 

   

 

Semester 5

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MGT-301 Entrepreneurship 3(3-0)
GD-311 Design in Motion-I* 3(2-1)
GD-312 Illustration Design 3(2-1)
GD-313 Graphic Design Studio – I* 4(1-3)
GD-314 Print & Publishing Media 2(2-0)
GD-315 Speculative Design Practice 3(1-2)
  Total Credit Hours 18
 

   

 

Semester 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
GEN-310 Research Methodology 3(2-1)
DE-313 Character Design & Narratives 2(0-2)
GD-316 Design in Motion-II* 3(2-1)
GD-317 Animation Design 3(2-1)
GD-318 Sensorial Communication 3(2-1)
GD-319 Graphic Design Studio – II* 4(1-3)
  Total Credit Hours 18
 

   

 

Semester 7

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
GD-411 Typography Design 3(2-1)
GD-412 Data Visualization 3(1-2)
GD-413 Web Design & Interactivity-I* 3(2-1)
GD-414 Thesis Studio-I* 6(1-5)
  Total Credit Hours 15
 

   

 

Semester 8

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
DE-411 Professional Practice & Ethics 3(3-0)
GD-415 Marketing and Merchandising 3(3-0)
GD-416 Web Design & Interactivity -II* 3(2-1)
GD-417 Thesis Studio – II* 6(1-5)
  Total Credit Hours 15

 

  Total Credit Hours of Bachelor of Graphic Design: 128

 

Road Map Bachelor of Graphic Design No. of Courses 44
General Courses [Compulsory] 15
Interdisciplinary Courses 13
Discipline Specific Courses 16

 

 

 

 

 
 
General Course 22 DE-213 History of Art & Design II*
1 ISL-102 Islamic Studies/Ethics 23 DE-214 Design Anthropology [Elective]
2 ISL-103 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation I 24 DE-215 Design Studio – II*
3 ISL-104 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation II 25 DE-216 Advanced Visual Communication*
4 ISL-201 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation III 26 DE-217 Photography [Elective]
5 ISL-202 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation IV 27 DE-313 Character Design & Narratives [Elective]
6 ENG-101 English I [Reading & Writing Skills] 28 DE-411 Professional Practice & Ethics
Discipline Specific Courses
7 ENG-102 English II [Communication Skills] 29 GD-311 Design in Motion-I*
8 ENG-203 English III [Technical Writing & Presentation Skills] 30 GD-312 Illustration Design
9 MATH-101 Mathematics 31 GD-313 Graphic Design Studio – I*
10 CS-101 Introduction to Information & Communication Technologies 32 GD-314 Print & Publishing Media
11 PSY-201 Psychology 33 GD-315 Speculative Design Practice
12 PS-101 Pakistan Studies 34 GD-316 Design in Motion-II*
13 GEN-201 Sociology 35 GD-317 Animation Design [Elective]
14 GEN-310 Research Methodology 36 GD-318 Sensorial Communication
15 MGT-301 Entrepreneurship 37 GD-319 Graphic Design Studio – II*
Interdisciplinary Courses 38 GD-411 Typography Design [Elective]
16 DE-111 Drawings & Graphics 39 GD-412 Data Visualization
17 DE-112 Basics of Design 40 GD-413 Web Design & Interactivity-I*
18 DE-113 Visual Communication* 41 GD-414 Thesis Studio-I*
19 DE-114 History of Art & Design I* 42 GD-415 Marketing and Merchandising [Elective]
20 DE-211 Design Studio – I* 43 GD-416 Web Design & Interactivity -II*
21 DE-212 Art & Society [Critical Theories] [Elective] 44 GD-417 Thesis Studio-II*

 

 

 

 

ROAD MAP OF BACHELOR OF GRAPHIC DESIGN

 
General Courses(Compulsory) Major Courses(Discipline SpecificCourses) Minor Courses(Interdisciplinary) Electives
Course Code Course Title Course Code Course Title Course Code Course Title Course Code Course Title
ISL-102 Islamic Studies/Ethics GD-311 Design in Motion-I DE-111 Drawings & Graphics DE-212 Art & Society[Critical Theories]
ISL-103 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation I GD-312 Illustration Design DE-112 Basics of Design DE-214 Design Anthropology
ISL-104 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation II GD-313 Graphic Design Studio – I DE-113 Visual Communication DE-217 Photography
ISL-201 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation III GD-315 Speculative Design Practice DE-114 History of Art & Design I GD-317 Animation Design
ISL-202 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation IV GD-316 Design in Motion-II DE-211 Design Studio – I DE-313 Character Design & Narratives
ENG-101 English I [Reading & Writing Skills] GD-318 Sensorial Communication DE-213 History of Art & Design II GD-411 Typography Design
ENG-102 English II [Communication Skills] GD-319 Graphic Design Studio – II DE-215 Design Studio – II GD-415 Marketing and Merchandising
ENG-201 English III [Technical Writing & Presentation Skills] GD-412 Data Visualization DE-216 Advanced Visual Communication
MATH-101 Mathematics GD-413 Web Design & Interactivity-I GD-314 Print & Publishing Media
CS-101 Introduction to Information & Communication Technologies GD-414 Thesis Studio-I DE-411 Professional Practice & Ethics
PSY-201 Psychology GD-416 Web Design & Interactivity -II
PS-101 Pakistan Studies GD-417 Thesis Studio-II
GEN-201 Sociology
GEN-310 Research Methodology
MGT-301 Entrepreneurship
No of Courses 15 No of Courses 12 No of Courses 10 No of Courses 07