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BFA Animation
Applied Arts


BFA Animation/ Painting/ Applied Arts

The Visual and Performing Arts program explores the scholarly and practical study of a wide variety of artistic techniques and styles. Within the Visual and Performing Arts is a range of educational opportunities and potential careers. 

The Bachelor of Fine Arts Programme offers a four-year degree course with specialization in “Animation & VFX” and “Applied Arts”. This program is structured keeping the latest industry trends and requirements in view.

Students graduating with a specialization in Animation; VFX shall be able to work in Animation and Visual Effects Studios, Video Game development studios, and Film Post Production Companies.

Students graduating with a specialization in Fine Arts will be able to excel in their careers in the fields of Digital Marketing, Concept Art Development, Art Direction, Package Design, User Interface; Experience Development, and many more.

Students are also trained and encouraged to plan and establish their own start-up studios catering to the high demand art-related requirements on digital platforms.

Besides the core courses specific to each specialization, students are given to take up interdisciplinary subjects during their study, such as Photography and Digital Filmmaking, etc.

Students get guidance in developing their Art Portfolios and showcase them in a professional way to create a strong presence on social media and other Art related platforms such as Behance and Art Station, etc.

A Capstone Project is included in the final year which gives students the opportunity to work on live projects from the industry.

The placement cell supports students get internship opportunities in the last semester. Students undergo a four-month-long internship in a studio where they get hands-on training in a studio environment and professional collaborative work experience.

Course Features :

  • A Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) is followed similar to the syllabi of international universities.
  • A holistic and far-sighted curriculum developed by a team of experts keeps sustainability as its focus.
  • The students are taught in studios where they have their own dedicated design spaces. They are set projects that require them to produce drawings and models to communicate their ideas.
  • Studio work is supervised in individual tutorials and group critical reviews encouraging students to develop essential design skills.
  • Learning is not only confined to the studio, opportunities are given to students to also explore nature.

Course Details


  • The BVA students at SSU are prepared for an unpredictable and exciting field of visual communication.
  • The course provides an opportunity to the students with a flair for art and innovation to specialize in Applied Arts or Painting.
  • This professional degree program will enable students to become successful visual art professionals.
  • After completing the course, students can seek employment at art studios, advertising firms, as well as publishing houses, and even put up one’s own art exhibition.
  • The capstone initiatives taken by the department include various activities apart from teaching. Students are encouraged to adopt various interdisciplinary activities merging music, dance, fine arts, architecture, mass media, and journalism in an integrated manner that also adds value to their degrees. Both students and faculty are also encouraged to participate in various international platforms.
  • To understand and appreciate cultural diversity and reflect them in their work of art
  • To foster analytical and critical thinking abilities to understand Animation and VFX
  • To apply knowledge of digital/analog techniques to create compelling works of Art
  • Appreciate the complex artistic and technical challenges involved in media production
  • To develop Leadership skills and establish oneself as an educator or a competent entrepreneur



10+2 examination or equivalent from any stream from a recognised board with a minimum of 50% score





INR 60,000 / $US 1800


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