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In this specialization, students are equipped with the knowledge and skills to solve the problem relating to creativity, aesthetics visual arts, technology and business model to support the 3D computer graph. Students are equipped with the knowledge and skills of up to date development of 3D animation computer graph technology to answer the requirement of creative industry both national and international. Catalog 2013 (PDF), Catalog 2014 (PDF), Catalog 2015 (PDF), Catalog 2016 (PDF), Catalog 2017 (PDF)


A world-class Visual Communication Design Department, delivering world class designers with distinctive local values and information technology capabilities.


The  mission of Visual Communication Design Department is to contribute to the global community through the provision of world-class education by:
  1. Educating visual communicators who highly exemplify the creative spirit and a commitment to professional attitudes in the fields of new media, animation and creative advertising.
  2. Preparing students for strategic positions in service industries with a strong sense of ethics and entrepreneurship and who can make a contribution to society.
  3. Improving the quality of life of Indonesians and the international community through good design.
  4. Recognizing and rewarding the most creative and value-adding talents.
  5. Designing creative products and conducting professional services in visual communication design with an emphasis on application of knowledge to the society.

Program Objective

The objectives of the program are:
  1. To provide students with the principal know-how of creative visual communication, it's historical and cultural significance, and its core technology. Together these areas of study will establish in each student a solid ground for well-informed practice or further study.
  2. To produce graduates who are capable of producing animation portfolios that vividly demonstrate workmanship, creativity, conceptual insights, and attitudes of a professional design standard.

Student Outcomes

After completing the study, graduates are:
  1. Able to create printed and digital visual communication design work that has added value and aesthetics, to overcome identity problems, mass communication, and competition problems by stakeholders;
  2. Able to conduct research and idea exploration to set the objectives, communication target, and DKV prototype solutions that can overcome identity problems, mass communication, and considering the ethical, histoy, cultural, social consequences and regulations;
  3. Able to analysis level of material utilization efficiency and time in the production process of each selected alternative solution prototype of DKV, without changing the essence and aesthetic design.
  4. Able to communicate DKV prototype alternative solutions independently or groups in verbal form, graphical, written, and communicative models with analog or digital techniques by selected appropriate communication rules.
  5. Able to design animation product with sale value and recognition of copyright (intellectual property) by applied principle design and technology in a design process.
  6. Able to design business models based copyright (intellectual property) in applied design and animation production.

Prospective Career of the Graduates

  1. Television
  2. Film
  3. Games
  4. Animator Freelancer
  5. 3D Artist
  6. Visual FX (effects) Artists
  7. Motion Graphic
  8. Visualizer
  9. Production House

Course Structure for Binusian 2021

Sem Code Course Name SKS Total
1 CHAR6013 Character Building: Pancasila 2 20
DSGN6165 Western Art Review 2
DSGN6121 Color Theory 4
DSGN6122 Design and Materials 4
DSGN6166 Eastern Art Review 3
DSGN7138 Drawing I 3
English University Courses I
ENGL6128 English in Focus 2
ENGL6130 English for Business Presentation 2
2 CHAR6014 Character Building: Kewarganegaraan 2 21
DSGN6331 Typography 3
DSGN7139 Drawing II* 3
DSGN6328 Computer Graphic I* 3
DSGN6140 Visual Communication Design I 4
DSGN6136 Photography I* 3
LANG6061 Indonesian 1
English University Courses II
ENGL6129 English Savvy 2
ENGL6131 English for Written Business Communication 2
3 CHAR6015 Character Building: Agama 2 24
ENTR6003 Entrepreneurship I 2
FILM6035 Visual Workshop 3
DSGN6137 Photography II* 3
DSGN7115 Visual Communication Design II 6
DSGN6329 Computer Graphic II* 3
DSGN6234 Visual Communication Design Reviews* 2
DSGN6330 Illustration Design 3
4 MDIA6020 Digital Compositing I* 4 23
DSGN6150 Modelling & Shading Lighting Rendering I* 4
FILM7037 Screenplay of Animation 3
DSGN6283 Animation Production Study 6
DSGN6237 Character Design** 4
ARTS6015 Aesthetics 2
5 ENTR6004 Entrepreneurship II 2 21
DSGN6180 Design Methods 3
DSGN6151 Modelling & Shading Lighting Rendering II* 4
MDIA6022 Digital Compositing II* 3
FILM6039 Cinematography for Animation 3
DSGN7284 Visual Communication Design III** 6
6 Enrichment Program I  15 15
7 Enrichment Program II  16 16
8 DSGN6255 Final Project 6 6
Total Credits 146 SCU
*) This course is delivered in English **) Entrepreneurship Embedded English University Courses: -) For 1st Semester: English University Courses I, student with score Binus University English Proficiency Test less than 500 will take English in Focus, and student with score test greater than or equal to 500 will take English for Business Presentation. -) For 2nd Semester: English University Courses II, student with score Binus University English Proficiency Test less than 500 will take English Savvy, and student with score test greater than or equal to 500 will take English for Written Business Communication. -) Students must pass English Savvy with a minimum Grade of C. Enrichment Program I (6th Semester) & Enrichment Program II (7th Semester): -) Student will take one of enrichment program tracks (off campus).   Enrichment Track Scheme
Track Semester 6 Semester 7
1 v v
2 v  v
3 v v
4 v v
5 v v
  Notes: I               : Internship RS           : Research ENTR     : Entrepreneurship CD          : Community Development SA           : Study Abroad *etc         : Department specific needs   Notes: Student can choose one of the available tracks

Prerequisite for Binusian 2021

The Table of Prerequisite for Animation Program
Subject Credits Sem Subject Credits Sem
DSGN6255 Final Project 6 8 DSGN6140 Visual Communication Design I 4 2
DSGN7115 Visual Communication Design II 6 3
DSGN7284 Visual Communication Design III 6 5
DSGN6283 Animation Production Study 6 4
Students should pass Visual Communication Design I-III, and Animation Production Study with a minimum Grade is C

Quality Controlled Courses for Binusian 2021

Student should pass all of these quality controlled courses as listed below:
No Code Course Code Minimum Grade
1 CHAR6013 Character Building: Pancasila B
2 ENTR6004 Entrepreneurship II C
3 DSGN6122 Design and Materials* C
4 DSGN7138 Drawing I C
5 DSGN6140 Visual Communication Design I* C
6 DSGN6180 Design Methods C
7 DSGN6237 Character Design* C
8 DSGN7284 Visual Communication Design III C
*) Tutorial & Multipaper  


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