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Visual Communication - Multimedia, B.S.V.C.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Athens, OH, United States
Graduates of the program earn a Bachelor of Science in Visual Communication. The Visual Communication - Multimedia degree program at Ohio University is designed to provide students with realistic and thorough broad-based professionally oriented training in visual communication while providing the necessary liberal arts and cultural background for a strong educational foundation.
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Overview

The school has been recognized twice as a Program of Excellence by the Ohio Department of Higher Education and is a proud component of the Scripps College of Communication recognized by the state as a Center of Excellence - the only college in the state to receive that distinction.

Intensive training is offered in publication design including data visualization and informational graphics, with preparation for careers in the magazine, newspaper, corporate and non-governmental organization (NGOs) communication fields; interactive design and UX for web and digital mobile platforms for careers in a wide range of communication settings; documentary photojournalism for newspapers, magazinesm, NGOs, and the Internet; and commercial photography with preparation for careers in the fashion, product, and corporate communication and advertising fields.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Successful Visual Communication - Multimedia graduates at Ohio University find employment in a wide variety of publications and communication businesses including online, mobile, magazine, newspaper, and interactive design firms or start their own businesses as freelance visual communicators.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Precision Language for Journalists 
  • Studies in Visual Communication 
  • Visual Communication Skills: Design 
  • Visual Communication Skills: Photography 
  • Description
  • Function

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    520

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application form
    • $70 international application processing fee
    • Official academic records
    • Evidence of sufficient funding
    • Statement of activities.
    • Exams for scholarship consideration
    • Official TOEFL or IELTS results if available. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12612 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Athens

  • 1079 - 1780 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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