In today’s ever changing world of Media – Training, Practice and Creative Thinking are the primary tools for moving ahead and these form the core components of the Department of Visual Communication. Holy cross college was the pioneer to start this department in Trichy and it has a long history of excellence in teaching and research. Since its inception in 2002, it has been 17 years and the department has strived to provide for excellence in media education, training and research through a curriculum which synergize theoretical and practical components depending on the student’s needs and goals. Our dedicated academicians along with media experts, professionals and researchers with global competencies train students in both media content and form to succeed in today’s challenging media scenario. The students excel in creative media productions, critical analysis, and entrepreneurialism.


The course enables the students to succeed in rendering their services in the following area:

       - Advertising Agencies: Graphic Designer, Creative head, Copy Writers, Art/Design Director,Visualiser, PRO and Marketing.

       - Publishing Houses: Editors, Journalist, Photographers, Cartoonist, Proof readers,Photojournalist in Magazines & Newspapers.

       - Film Production Houses: Directors, Cinematographers, Set directors, Script writers, Sound Engineers, Artist.

       - New Media/Social media: Animators, UI Designers, Online Tutors.

       - Broadcast media: Video/ Audio Editor, VJ, RJ, Art/Design Director, News reporters,Anchors, News readers, News producers, Camera person, Visual Merchandiser, Visual Story teller, Concept Artist.

       - Education: Online tutors, Media teachers, Media consultants, Media educators, Research Teachers.


       To develop a centre to impart innovative training in Visual Media, emphasizing alternative perspectives and aesthetic presentation of local realities using global media strategies.


       - To provide a broad spectrum of visual media to enable students make meaningful career choices.

       - To train students towards better understanding of media by sharpening their creativity.

       - To facilitate use of alternative media to bring positive changes in society

       - To bring down the gap between the academia and media industry.