Overview

Introduction

Foundation University is the perfect place to develop your creative skills, with events and exhibitions throughout the year. Being in the creative capital of Pakistan we are able to build exciting links with industry, leading to work placements, live project briefs, gallery based projects, visits to art and design studios, FM radio and Media house in the campus. This degree is planned to assist students to explore all aspects of the complex field of visual communication and to develop a personal creative vision. Students are equipped with latest animation and graphic design theories as well as practices and research into aesthetic and communicative processes. Graduates are trained into both traditional and computational skills of presentation.

Our experienced teaching staff is here to support you to prepare a portfolio that will make you stand out. All our Art and Design courses are focused on practical briefs, exciting opportunities to undertake projects that will give you creative work experience.

The Bachelor’s program has been designed as per HEC guidelines. The curriculum is spread over eight semesters (4 years) with comprehensive learning about Computer Arts. During the first four semesters (2 years) students are mainly offered foundational and multi-disciplinary courses to strengthen learning and provide direction for the development of subject specific courses. The last two years are built on specialized courses to polish the skills of the students in their relevant area. The final requires 6 credit hour thesis projects which test their ability to project their learning in technique and execution. The department arranges workshops and invites renowned guest speakers to acquaint the students with emerging trends and techniques.

Mission

The BCA program aims to develop students as artists in digital art form with advanced problem solving skills and critical awareness strengthened by skillful technical abilities. This program would be geared towards harnessing a work force, which will meet the ever increasing demand in these specialized areas. The advancements in digital technology and its integration with the field of arts has led to new technical avenues and areas being formed. These include Graphic Design, Media Production, Animation and Multimedia. The flourishing media industry heavily depends on highly creative workforce. The Computer Arts is an aesthetic and technical discipline that enables students to apply theories and artistic sense in the creation of audio, visual and written information using computer technology

The four year degree course in design department aims at preparing students to approach design as a logical and innovative process. Aesthetics and creativity are the result of this process. Each design solution is stage by stage debated and refined, culminating in an aesthetically strong and purposeful design. The students are encouraged to question the information and rethink what they are planning to deliver to the society and industry

We are focused on the technical design skills of students and to enhance the personal creative abilities so that they can build their scope in industry and polish their aesthetic skills through the media house.

Job Oppurtunities

The graduating students of Media Communication can do wonders in the field of electronic media as anchor persons, news casters, photographers, videographers, RJs, producers, reporters etc. In print media they can work as script writer, editor, columnist, feature writer, researcher, news writer, content writer. In advertising media graduates employed as creative writer, Advertising Media Planners, Media traffic personnel, Production Managers. And in public relations as Directors of Public Relations, Public Relations they work as Specialists, accounts and executive manages.

The successful graduate of Computer Arts will be prepared to professional positions in technology centered organizations, in the corporate sector, in industry, in government, in other professional arenas. Career opportunities for Computer Arts graduates exist in the following sectors: Games and electronic Entertainment, Communication technologies, Music, Web design and internet services, E-learning and e-business, Digital media, Film, TV and Animation, Advertising and publishing. Typical job titles include animator, modeler, compositor, effects artist, lead designer, interface designer, web designer, webmaster, creative director, sound designer, and sound editor.