Access Atlantech Edutainment (I) Ltd. (AAT) Media College and SAE are offering UGC recognised Bsc. Visual communication graduate course, affiliated to the Dibrugarh University, Assam. This course will cover the vast area of media studies with compulsory major Elective in Audio Engineering or Digital Film Making, or Animation and VFX from the fifth semester. This visual communication degree on offer will be the first in India, which will offer employable electives in the final year of study. With audio engineers, film makers and animators much in demand this course will see employers recruiting media professionals who graduate with job equipped skill-sets. The course is offered while keeping in mind that media design is the most dynamic area of visual design, requiring both creative and technical skills. It is structured to equip the student with high – level design ability, an understanding of current technologies, and professional communication skills in the context of current and future media industries. It also aims at producing visual design and media content for online, offline, interactive and multimedia applications. Development of design solutions for cross-platform and developing a professional portfolio of work in preparation for career in media design is also included in the curriculum. Mr.Rathish Babu, CEO, AAT(I) Ltd said, “AAT has always acted keeping the requirement of students and industry in mind. Demand for specialised graduates is the need of the entertainment and media industry for content making. After a couple of years of research and market surveys we have come up with a concise industry oriented curriculum for B.Sc. Degree in visual communication. This course shall see a new vista opening for AAT and the most sought after choice for students looking at joining a course which combines arts, aesthetics and technology.” The degree course is scheduled to commence in July 2011 and application and prospectus would be available in all AAT centers across India.