The Department of Visual Arts at MIT-WPU’s School of Design offers industry-driven undergraduate and postgraduate programmes for creative minds looking to make a name for themselves in the rapidly growing creative sector.
The programmes, designed by practicing experts and academicians, offer a synthesis of traditional and modern practices in fine arts, as well as the industry's current use of technology and techniques.
To expose students to current industry trends, the academic year includes rural, national, and international immersion programmes, industry visits, faculty mentored projects, and museum and art gallery tours. The curriculum combines theoretical and experiential learning to instill knowledge of art mediums and materials, composition, proportions, color theory, and skills such as time and financial management, perspective mapping, creative and design thinking. The programmes' pedagogy fosters in students the ability to engage in independent, ethical, and contextually informed artistic practice that focuses on functionality in order to prepare students for a variety of creative careers.
- To instil an eye for identifying and understanding art and its responsibility to the cultural environment.
- To nurture the ability to engage in independent and contextually informed artistic practice.
- To build a capacity for critical evaluation of relevant scholarly literature and artistic practice.
Major Career Tracks
- E Learning
- UI UX
- Information Design
- Publication & Web Design
- Event and Art Direction
- Retail Design
- Social Media
- Graphic Designer