Multimedia

Master DegreeMultimedia

Live your dreams of a media career with specialist knowledge and skills to handle any challenging role in your area of passion.

Course Information

  • Specification
    Multimedia
  • Graduation
    Masters Degree
  • Course Duration
    2 years (Full Time)
  • Qualification
    Graduates of any stream
  • Locations
    Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad

Course Overview

Enrol to the Job-Assured Program in Multimedia Technologies

The M.Sc. Multimedia program at ICAT is a 2 -year, full-time program that enables you to gain expertise knowledge in various facets of the Multimedia industry, including Graphic Designing, Web Designing, Animations, Visual Effect, UI Designing, and Game Designing.

The program is a perfect blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skill building in various techniques, such as digital photography, 2D graphics, 2D / 3D animation, advanced art, compositing, modelling, texturing, rigging, developing TV commercials / print ads, game designing, cinematography, and so on. The program also guides you to specialize in your specific area of interest to soon gain a challenging role.

Why Multimedia?

Get, Set to Grab Numerous Careers of Passion

“Digital India” is the word that we keep hearing everywhere around us. From digital money to DTH services, every key thing in India is moving the digital way. The Government of India is taking every step in improving the digital sectors in India. Also, affordable Internet connectivity, smart phone penetration, the power of data, better economics for digital media companies, and the increased number of youth population brings in huge number of users relying on digital products.

All these make the Multimedia industry, housing print design, Web design, animations, advertising, TV content, movies, and games, a rapidly growing industry — faster than the global average rate. This fast growing industry opens up numerous opportunities for skilled minds trained in a specialist way. It’s now your right time to build your specialist skills and get a career in your passionate media industry..

Eligibility

Wondering if You Can Be a Part of M.Sc. Multimedia?

Once you complete your under graduation in any stream, you become eligible to take up this M.Sc. Multimedia program.

In addition, if you are passionate about any design media field, have an eye for the creative designs around you, and would love to build challenging skills in producing out-of-the-box works, then this M.Sc. Multimedia Program is your best choice.

Student’s Works

Curriculum

The Learning Curve

The all-round knowledge in Multimedia technologies and specialist skills in the area of interest are nurtured in students through the two years of study. During the years, the students go through a linear learning process right from basics of design to production of digital media products.

Year I - Lay the Foundation for Perfect Design Building

The two years of all-round knowledge and skill building study starts with the fundamentals of multimedia, its technologies, design principles and elements, visualization, communication theories, and a range of media and their mass impact on the society, psychology, and sociology of the audience. The students are provided with strong visual communication skills by developing one's artistic skills and enriching design sense. They are empowered to communicate ideas and information through symbols, images, illustration, and typography, as applied to print and digital screens. They are also given hands-on practice on image manipulation and on designing with color, type, graphics, and images to visually deliver the required message. Further, the students are allowed to specialize in 2D art, animation techniques, modeling, and texturing; or Web technologies, and responsive Web designing and development.

Year II – Seek Your Expertise in the Area of Passion

The second year begins by developing a strong sense of the media and media-oriented studies, which enable students to acquire skills of media research, audience study, story writing, and narration as required for different types of media they will apply it to. The students are taken through all aspects of planning and capturing visual sensation through camera shooting techniques. They get detailed understanding of storyboarding and cinematography. They also get to learn and practice video and audio editing techniques. Further, the students specialize in rigging, animation techniques, and compositing techniques; or in dynamic Website development and advanced Web designing techniques. Finally, the students create individual project work involving research methods, data collection, data analysis and interpretation for driving conclusion on a specific subject of study, and creating new design solution in their area of specialization

Skills to Build

Skills to Seek as a Multimedia Professional

  • Suit of Adobe Tools
  • Photography
  • Digital Art
  • Graphic Design
  • UI / UX Design
  • HTML and CSS
  • Clay Modeling
  • Stop Motion
  • Storyboarding
  • 2D Animation
  • Advanced 3D Design Techniques
  • Advanced VFX Techniques
  • Autodesk Maya
  • Video Editing

Teaching Methodology

Learning beyond the Walls

This specialist skill building course on multimedia is conducted through different teaching methodologies that insist on intense practice, building professional perspective, and incorporating innovation. The classroom sessions along with seminars, workshops, outdoor learning sessions, showcasing events, and more help the students in their professional practice.

Nurture the Research and Analytical Skills

The practice of learning a concept through first-hand/second-hand research methodologies is the key of every module. This practice builds the habit of asking questions and compels the students to understand the requirements in detail before getting on to work, which is very important to build a relevant, unique work.

Learn the Techniques from Professionals

Professionals from reputed organizations associated with ICAT share their knowledge, skills, and industrial processes with our students through seminars, workshops, and interactive sessions.

Learn through Club Activities

Weekly activities of sketching, photography, and shooting moving imagery augment the learning experience of the students of Multimedia. Such limitless club activities help students in developing appreciative works for their portfolio. They also help in enhancing the academic growth.

Knowledge Building with Your Peers

Class assignments and spot projects are given as group works to make the students discuss and go through a peer learning experience. Taking inputs, sharing thoughts, being a critic, and also being diverse are what this new experience gives to the students.

Inspire from What’s Around

Students constantly experience fresh inputs that trigger their creativity. They are taken outdoors for field research and artistic inspiration.

View the Techniques Live

Frequent visits to design studios, game studios, animation/Vfx production units, printing units, and more helps students watch the techniques live in real time. This gives them a clear knowledge on how things work in the industry.

Get the Professional Touch from Reputed Companies

The curriculum at ICAT insists students to take up an internship in any related organization to get a clear and early insight of the industry, and build confidence to take up a career.

Assessment Technique

Be Assessed on Your Skills

At ICAT, the learning outcome of each module is assessed through internal and external examinations at the end of each semester. The students will also be evaluated based on the originality, innovation, and product of the final project. Also, continuous monitoring of each student is done throughout the year.

Student Awards

At ICAT, we encourage students to participate in various national and international competitions, which help them to rise and shine as they pursue their creative skills and build their team spirit. Some of distinguished awards the Multimedia Technology students have received for their outstanding works include:

  • Student team won 2nd Place in the ‘2D Animation Short Film’ category at Drishya Awards, a national level short film competition
  • First position in the ‘Junk Art’ category at the NIFT Intercollegiate Cultural
  • First Runner Up in the Graffiti competition conducted by Dreamzone institute
  • Multiple prices under various categories in JAYAM 2017, Government organized competition
  • Won the Overall Trophy at ‘Phantasia 2017’, intercollegiate cultural conducted by Patrician College of Arts & Science

Practical Learning Facilities

Learn by Doing – Right from the Basics

Experiment your endless ideas in the world of digital media design by making the best use of the world-class facilities at all ICAT campuses.

Bring Out the Artist

The Live Sketching room at the campus and the skilled artists as faculties set the best atmosphere for students to explore their drawing skills.

Get Access to Industry Standard Photography Studio

The Photography studio at ICAT comes with industry-standard Cameras, range of Lenses, Elinchrom Strobe Light Heads, Light Shaping Accessories, Light Tent, Light Meters, Speedlite, Manfrotto Tripods, Filters, Gray and Focus Cards, and a Changing Facility for students to practice their photography skills.

Explore the Digital Techniques at IT Labs

The system labs and student laptops loaded with all the necessary industry-standard software help the Multimedia Technology students to practice graphic designing, Web designing, animation creation, and more.

Record/Manipulate Audio/Video

The sound proof Audio Booth for audio recording and systems with editing suites give the students the perfect setup to experiment the post production techniques and more.

The Knowledge Repository

Right from history of art and design to techniques with latest technology, the students have access to all media related information through 100s of books and magazines. This helps them research beyond the class lectures and gain immense knowledge of the industry and current trends.

Common to All Departments

In addition to the specific facilities for each department, the campuses of ICAT College are loaded with spacious classrooms, common library with essential readings, locker facilities for students, air-conditioned halls, personal tutoring space, common working zone, students’ lounge, and so on.

Career Opportunities

Get Placed as a...

With an exclusive Placement Cell that holds a record of 100% placement, till date, we assure best jobs for every student who have gathered their skills and are ready to take up challenges of the industry.

As M.Sc. Multimedia post graduates, the students can seek opportunities in Advertising firms, any Design firm, Film industry, Photography, Gaming companies and more. The students can take up a role as:

  • Graphic Designer
  • Concept Designer
  • Online Content Manager
  • Web Designer
  • VFX Artist
  • Colorist
  • Concept Artist
  • Animator
  • Professional Photographer
  • Video/Audio Editor
  • Game Designer
  • Art Director
  • UI / UX Designer
  • Visualizer
  • Business Presentation Specialist
  • Motion Graphics Artist
  • Imaging Associate

Each student can opt for their field of expertise with confidence, as the curriculum at ICAT guides them to build a solid portfolio in their area of interest/specialization.

Why Choose ICAT to Study the Multimedia Course?

Only at ICAT

  • This practical program on Multimedia comes with 100% placement and world-class curriculum.
  • The highly equipped labs, frequent sessions from industry professionals, and showcase events give the best learning experience.
  • The focus the program gives towards futuristic technologies and the global knowledge that veterans in our knowledge brigade brings help students stand apart as best in the industry.
  • Above these, the opportunity to create an effective Portfolio of skilled works gives the sheer confidence and a cutting edge as a Multimedia professional.

I am very grateful to ICAT for providing me such a great platform to not only enhance my skills but help me get a job I enjoy. I got placed at Groupon and am thankful to ICAT for giving me this opportunity, guiding me through, and preparing me for the job.

Jerin Jacob, M.Sc.-Multimedia (2016)

Alumni Success

NAME COMPANY
Dinesh Kumar A Groupon
Gowthamaram C TCS
Gowthamraja R Amazon India
Jerin Jacob Groupon
Karthik S V Self Employed
Kirthana K Vruksha Montessori School
Kishore Kumar R Christ University
Mithun Prasad R Groupon
Nishanth M Zoho
Noble J RR Donnelly
Princy Vinolia P Groupon
Sathiees N J Trendloud
Aditya Ramakrishnan Take Leap
Aravinthraj S Qneuro India Pvt. Ltd.
Arul Meenakshi Vaishnavi T Phantom VFX
Ashok Subramanian Krishnan Darial Games
Bennet Raj T Advids
Dhivyabharathi S Qneuro India Pvt. Ltd.
Franesh M F Freelance Designer
Haripriya B K Syncfusion Software Ltd.
Jihithra M Digifully
Joy Sachin M HNS Technologies
Kiran Ramanathan Amazon India
Krishna Prashant A Rockstar Games
Kumara Swamigari Lokesh Self Business
Lokesh T Disenospace
Maria Belsiya A Holy Cross College
Rubasteeward M Ritexlearn
Srinivas V ThinkTac
Sruthy Raveendran Eli Media
Vignesh U Wee9 Fashion
Yamini Priyanka C McKinsey & Company
JOE YASHMA J Bode Animation
KIRTANA A Social Beat
RAMAKRISHNAN S Gyso Ecom Services Pvt. Ltd.
SATHYANARAYANAN R Davinci Media College
SNEHA JOYSON Self Business
TOMIN V THOMAS Blueally Infotech India
VENKATA SRINIVASU R Phantom VFX

Knowledge Brigade

Learn from the Veterans’ Perspective

The curriculum and teaching strategies at ICAT is never an instant thought. They are all an outcome of research and brainstorming of ideas from renowned professionals in the field. The knowledge brigade that guides us through the curriculum delivery of M.Sc. Multimedia includes:

NAME Designation COMPANY
Mr. Dhinakaran Animator & Film Maker Film Industry
Mr. Rangaprasad CEO Untitled & Art of Light (Documentary & Street Photographer)
Mr. Sri Ganesh Film Maker Film Industry
Mr. Dinesh K Babu Cinematographer Film Industry
Mr. Santhosh Narayanan Graphic Designer Freelance
Mr. Sharath Kumar HE Graphic Designer Pixel Design Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Abhinandhan Graphic Designer Pixel Design Pvt. Ltd
Mr. Akash Graphic Designer Amazon
Mr. Srikanth 2D VFX Supervisor BOT VFX
Mr. Biswajit Roy Fine Artist 29th National Exhibition Contemporary Art Award Winning Artist
Mr. Madhavan Palanisamy Photgrapher Freelance
Mr. Ram Pradeep Script Writer & Doctoring Specialist Film Industry
Mr. Muralidharan Founder Chennai Weekend Artist
Mr. Ganesh Visual Designer Amazon
Ms. Harshini Visual Designer Freshworks

Student Service

Get in Touch for All Your Needs

Each student is allocated a Personal Mentor to guide through the personal development process, and a Supervisor to support in project and dissertation.

A Students Service Desk is managed at each location with a Student Advisor providing advice to students on all any matters in need, personal or college related. The desk organizes club activities and acts as a point of contact for parents/Guardians.

Our Locations

Study at Any of Our 3 State-of-the-Art Campuses

The ICAT campuses are located at the Shores of Bay of Bengal (Chennai), Silicon Valley of India (Bangalore), and the City of Pearls (Hyderabad). The strategically located campuses expose the students to eminent landmarks/events of the metropolitan cities, which is very important for the Creators of Tomorrow to understand the trending world.

Chennai

ICAT Design & Media College 153, Santhome High Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004.

044 - 4293 4293, +91 - 95001 28555

Bangalore

ICAT Design & Media College 424, Bommanahalli, Hosur Main Road, Bangalore - 560 068.

080 - 4110 7755, +91 - 96111 73607

Hyderabad

ICAT Design & Media College 11-9-45/2, Vishal Towers, Kothapet Cross Roads, Near Kothapet Fruit Market, Beside OMNI Hospital, Kothapet, Hyderabad - 500 035.

040 - 4221 7755, +91 - 88862 33334