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Programme Overview

The new, ‘PG Dip. Design Journalism’ program is suitable for designers as well as non-designers (visual artists and people with applied arts background) with an interest in, awareness of, and expertise in design trends, culture, practice, discourse, criticism, and theory. With this diploma, graduates would be equipped to build a career in thinking, writing, and visually communicating perspectives on national and international design across a growing body of print and digital media that cater specifically to design and allied fields.

Career Options after PG Diploma Course

The Design Journalism course equips you with the skills and insights to build powerful narratives and effective storytelling in the world of design and allied fields, both Nationally and Internationally. The different career roads ahead are as follows

  • Design Journalist
  • Design Editor
  • Design Critic
  • Design Researcher
  • Design Curator
  • Design Trend Analyst / Research Analyst
  • Design Publication Manager
  • Design Educator
  • Design Consultant
  • Brand Strategist for Design Firms / Studios
  • Public Relations & Marketing for Design Houses
  • Creative Writing for Print Media
  • Creative Writing for Digital Media
  • Blogging and Vlogging
  • Photojournalist
  • Social Media Manager / Influencer
  • Exhibit/Museum Design

Why PG Diploma at RV University?

  • Highly qualified Faculty with tremendous academic and industry experience having qualifications from some of the best Design Schools of the world including NID, IDC (IIT Bombay) etc.
  • High quality, affordable global design education
  • World class infrastructure of studios, workshops, labs, prototyping and incubation facility
  • Design pedagogy that facilitates integrative learning through a multidisciplinary process
  • Experiential learning through short and long internships, programs to discover & explore yourself, your neighbourhood and your country
  • Self-assessment, where students assess their own work first and only then it is assessed by juries and expert faculty
  • International collaborations, master classes
  • Experienced and practicing faculty with excellent track record
  • Incubation center through which students gain hands-on experience in innovation and entrepreneurship while being nurtured and encouraged by faculty and industry experts
  • Locational advantage of studying in Bengaluru which is regarded as the Silicon Valley of India High quality, affordable global education and considered as one of the ‘Next Decade’s Fastest – Growing Cities’ by Forbes Magazine

PG Diploma Admission Requirements and Important Dates

RVU does not discriminate based on ethnicity, colour, religion, sex, disability, age, or any factors other than academic matters. The University considers the past academic performance/ merit and equity as the guiding principles for admission in the various programmes of the University.

Indian & International Students

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  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Design/ Engineering (Any stream)/ Architecture/ Interior Design: 10+2+4 years (minimum four-year Bachelor’s programme)


    • B.Plan. is equivalent to B.Arch.
    • Four-year B.Sc. (Engg.) is equivalent to B.E./B.Tech.
    • Professional Diploma in Design: 10+2+4 years (minimum four-year diploma programme).
  2. B.F.A./B.V.A. (4 Year professional programme with entry after 10+2)

  3. G.D. Arts (four-year program after one-year foundation) + 1 Year of work experience

  4. 10 + 2 + 3 year Degree + 1 year work experience

  5. 10 + 2 + 3 year Degree in any relevant stream (Applicable only for M. Des in Communication Design)

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Selection Criteria

Based on the performance in RVU Selection Process

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Important Dates of RVU Selection Process

March 31st, 2021

How To Apply


Submission of Online Application

Apply Online to RVU on the prescribed application form (available in by making an online payment of Rs.1,000.


RV University Selection Process

Applicants will undergo RVU Selection Process depending on the course they have applied for and will be selected accordingly.


Selection letter

Subject to fulfilment of eligibility and admission criteria, applicants shall be issued a selection letter.


Programme Registration

Successful applicants in the above selection procedure shall be registered to the programme after receipt of registration fees as specified in the selection letter.


Provisional Admission Letter

Upon completion of the selection procedure for PG Diploma admissions, applicants shall be notified about the admission and a Provisional Admission Letter shall be issued.

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