Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Potential Labor Market Need


- 2020/12/23

Potential Labor Market Need

  1. The labor market is in constant need of for specialized graduates in the graphic design field due to the steady boom in investment in the Kingdom, as well as the scarcity of specialists in that field.
  2. The Kingdom witnesses fast, ever-growing boom in the educational, service, social, awareness and tourism fields, especially in the governmental institutions. Such institutions include specialized branches in the national social, religious, medical, tourism, commercial and administrative services, as a result of societal advancement and moving with time. This in turn increases the need for a graphic design specialty in all fields. And, this positively impacts the cultural and knowledge development within the Kingdom.
  3. The Kingdom seeks national graphic design graduates able to meet the Kingdom’s need for designers in the governmental and private sectors due to its scarcity.
  4. The Program seeks to adequately train on the computer-based designing programs. This involves magazine and book pages designing programs, invitation cards, image processing, electronic publishing, advertising design, advertising campaign planning and product packaging design.
  5. The graduates and their parents seek to initiate graphic design postgraduate studies Department enabling them to obtain the Master and PhD degrees in that specialty.
  6. There has been a need for creating a design center serving the society and providing the technical counseling in the field of specialty for all the projects implemented by the Kingdom through the graphic Design Department, and the supervision of the Department academic staff members.  Also, the Department can create production unit serving the University, and performing all the designs for all Um Al Qura University colleges.
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