Institutionally Accredited by OAAA & Overseen by the MOHERI in the Sultanate of Oman

first
Year
Semester 1

VICO601

Art and Design Management

3

VICO602

Research Methods

3

VICO604

Design Theory and Aesthetics

3

Semester 2

ELECM

Elective I

3

VICO610

Expressive & Experimental Typography

3

VICO650

Semiotics of Advertising

3

second
Year
Semester 1

ELECM.

Elective II

3

VICO750

Contemporary Visual Thinking

3

VICO780

Interactive Design

3

Semester 2

VICO799

Graduate Thesis & Project

9

Semester 1

VICO601

Art and Design Management

3

VICO602

Research Methods

3

VICO604

Design Theory and Aesthetics

3

Semester 2

ELECM

Elective I

3

VICO610

Expressive & Experimental Typography

3

VICO650

Semiotics of Advertising

3

Semester 1

ELECM.

Elective II

3

VICO750

Contemporary Visual Thinking

3

VICO780

Interactive Design

3

Semester 2

VICO799

Graduate Thesis & Project

9

Course Details

The Expressive and Experimental Typography course focuses on developing basic principles of typography and using it to create expressive and experimental typography. Encourage the students to Assess effective presentation techniques of fundamental aspects of typographic form. students will explore innovative ways to communicate professionally with experimental typographic form. Through assignments and projects, students will apply typographic improvement acquired in both traditional and emerging contexts.
The Semiotics of Advertising course focuses on providing knowledge on communication and the study of signs (Semiotics) for visual communication designers. The theory study will provide a perception of how information and ideas are passed along and how these relationships can be explored to make a visual message more variable, attracts attention, and have a meaning. The practical study will encourage students to employ sign system in their advertising projects to attracts target audience attention and analyzes visual signs in Omani advertisements.
The Contemporary Visual Thinking course focuses on discussing and analyzing works of art and visual design using specific criteria. Students will explore the relationship between innovative concepts and the production of creative works. The course will allow developing conceptual ideas, and new visual techniques of communication through personal experimentation.
The Interactive Design course focuses on advanced visual methodologies of Human-Computer-Interaction. Students will experiment with User-Experience-Design techniques for publishing knowledge, they will go through Mixed-reality, Virtual reality, and social networking using input devices for Gesture and body interaction. The course will be a visual research-based platform to experiment design thinking results of responsive screen designs.

Head of Graphic Design

I want to welcome you into the world of innovation and creativity. Now you are part of the hup of design creativity. you will have a great message is to provide your community with the best design solutions that contribute to the development of these societies throughout your design career.

Dr. Sherif Galal,
Head of Graphic Design
Scientific College of Design

Dr. Tarek Bahaa
Instructor

Graphic Design

Dr. Ahmed Ali
Instructor

Graphic Design

Saji Lukose
Instructor

Graphic Design

Bashayer Al Zadjali
Instructor

Graphic Design

1

Undergraduate degree from a recognized college/ university with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 on a 4 point scale (B average) or equivalent grade.

2

An applicant whose cumulative GPA is between 2.5 and 2.74 on a 4 point scale or equivalent may be considered for Conditional acceptance for one semester to assess the applicant's potential for performance at graduate level courses.

3

Portfolio of applicant’s artworks/ projects

4

Interview with academic department representatives

MS - Visual Communication

Tuition Fees

DurationCredit HoursFeesOther FeesSub Total
First Year2 Semesters182,700 OMR300 OMR3,000 OMR
Second Year2 Semesters182,700 OMR300 OMR3,000 OMR
Grand Total6,000 OMR

* Fees / tuitions are subject to changed accoridng to the college financial polcies / procedures and upon MoHERI approval

Finance Details

Oman Arab Bank

3128231666500

Bank Muscat

0313029205120016

*All payment are accepted through bank deposit.