Visual Communication Design​​


The Visual Communication Design (DKV) study program brings art and technology together in a design process. Graduates of this study program understand the basics of good design art as well as master technology in the field of graphic design and animation to produce innovative creations. DKV students are equipped with creative visual communication knowledge, understanding of the meaning of history and culture as well as technology. The study program produces graduates who are able to create a clear portfolio of new media by demonstrating the quality, creativity, conceptual insight and standard attitude of a design professional. The knowledge and abilities obtained by graduates of this study program can be applied in various applications such as design for print media (newspapers, magazines, tabloids, books), electronic media (television, films) or on-line media (web design, multimedia portals and digital publishing). After completing their studies, graduates of the Visual Communication Design study program will have good career as Visual Communication Design Professionals, Design Academics, and Design Entrepreneurs. All information related to the Information Systems curriculum can be seen at


"In 2025, excel as a Visual Communication Design Study Program by delivering designers with professional abilities who are ready to challenge the global world and be accepted by the community by prioritizing innovation and design creativity as well as seeking to improve people's lives and enrich national culture and have an entrepreneurial spirit".


  1. Organizing education, research, and community service programs that support the development and application of science and technology in the field of Visual Communication Design.
  2. Prepare students who are able to provide visual communication solutions based on creative research, global science and technology.
  3. Prepare students to be able to continue their education to a higher level in related scientific disciplines

Career Prospect of Graduates

In semester 6 students are given a choice of specialization according to their interests and talents in carrying out their future professions as Graphic Designer, Interior-Exterior, Designer, Web Designer, Illustrator, Product Designer, Page Lay Outer, Video Editor, Artist, Storyboard Artist, Narration Voice Artist, Photographer, Videographer, Cameraman, Audioman, Lighting man, Art Director, TV Producer

Program Educational Objectives

  • Provide graduates who are able to create a clear portfolio of new media by demonstrating the qualities, creativity, conceptual insight and standard attitude of a design professional.
  • Provide graduates with creative visual communication knowledge, and the understanding of the meaning of history, culture, technology and educational science
  • Provide graduates with social skills in living in the wider community

SemesterKodeNama Mata Kuliah (In)Course Name (Eng)SKSECTSTotal
WN10001Pendidikan PancasilaPancasila Education23.2
WU11001Bahasa Inggris AkademikEnglish for Academics23.2
DK11001Teori WarnaColor Theory34.81828.8
1DK11002Nirmana 2D2D Nirmana34.8
DK11003Studi KreatifCreative Study34.8
DK11004Menggambar DasarBasic Drawing34.8
DK11005Sejarah DesainDesign History23.2
WN10002Pendidikan KewarganegaraanCivic Education23.2
WU12002Bahasa Inggris ProfesiEnglish for Profession23.2
2DK12006Pengantar Desain Komunikasi
Visual Communication Design Introduction23.22032
DK12007Nirmana 3D3D Nirmana34.8
DK12009Menggambar BentukShape Drawing34.8
DK12010Komputer GrafisGraphics Computer46,4
WN20003Bahasa Indonesia dan BudayaIndonesian Language and Culture23.2
DK21011Metodologi DesainDesign Methodology34.8
3DK21014Desain Informasi & InstruksiInformation Design and Instructions46.4
DK21015Teori Komunikasi VisualVisual Communication Theory23.2
DK21016Semiotika VisualVisual Semiotics34.8
DK21023Estetika Desain & MultikulturalMulticultural & Design Aesthetics23.2
WN20004Agama dan EtikaReligion and Ethics23.2
DK22017Fotografi DesainDesign Photography34.8
DK22018Manajemen DesainDesign Management23.2
DK22019Visual IdentitasIdentity Visual46.42235.2
DK22021Tipografi AplikatifApplicable Typography34.8
DK22022Animasi 2D2D Animation34.8
DK22033Etika ProfesiProfessional Ethics23.2
DK31024Ilustrasi AplikatifApplicable Illustration34.8
DK31025Desain, Budaya & LingkunganCultural & Environmental Design34.8
5DK31026Metodologi PenelitianResearch Methodology34.82438,4
DK31028Desain PeriklananAdvertising Design46.4
WU30005Praktek Kerja Lapangan (PKL)Work in Practice23.2
-MK Pilihan: Inti PeminatanSpecialization course69,6
WU30004Kuliah Kerja Nyata (KKN)Community Service23.2
-MK Pilihan I: MBKM/SCP
Elective Course I: MBKM/ SCP /In-
15-2024 -32
FT41002Filsafat IlmuPhylosophy of Science23.217-2227,2-35,2
7-MK Pilihan II: MBKM/SCP II
Elective Course II: MBKM/ SCP/In-

Conversion from SKS to European Credit Transfer System (ECTS)

Definition of 1 credit in learning
Definition of 1 credit in learning

1 credit is equivalent to 170 minutes or 2.83 hours. Each semester consists of 14 meetings. It means, a total of 39.62 hours per semester is obtained. The provision of 1 ECTS is equivalent to 25 hours. To get a Bachelor’s degree, a student must complete a minimum of 144 credits, that is equivalent to 228.21 ECTS. According to European Standard, 3 years lectures program is equivalent to 180 ECTS, and 4 years lecture program is equivalent to 240 ECTS. The number of lectures at FECD-UNSP is 228.21 ECTS, meaning that it meets European standards.

The Semester Credit Unit load for each course is determined in accordance with the learning process (lecture characteristics) carried out. One semester consists of 14 learning sessions/meetings (14 weeks) and two examinations; Mid-Semester Examination, and End-Semester Examination (UAS).