M.Des Product Design

School of Design

Program Outline

Product design is the process designers use to blend user needs with business goals to help brands make consistently successful products. Product designers work to optimize the user experience in the solutions they make for their users and help their brands by making products sustainable for longer-term business needs. Product designers oversee the design process of a product. You’ll want to gain relevant skills and build a portfolio if you’re hoping to become one. A product designer is somebody who oversees the design process of a product from start to finish, or the improvement of an existing product.

Eligibility & Admission

  • Applicants should have passed or appearing for final year of Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any university or institute recognised by law in India.
  • Foreign students should have proficiency in English Language
  • Admissions will be through entrance test.

Key Features

  • Students will be constantly linked to Industry for internships and project work
  • Experiential learning & Explorative learning
  • Interdisciplinary and progressive knowledge suited to the professional design practice 
  • Creativity and innovation is stressed upon through a flexible framework for student-centered learning. 
  • Additional co-curricular facilities and academic extension activities provide students access to a range of learning, development and enriched experiences.
  • Competency driven curriculum
  • Focus on transformative learning
  • In the final semester there is a project in Industry
  • Placements opportunities

Program Structure

M.Des is a 2 year post graduate programme spread across 4 semesters. The syllabus is developed by experts and caters to the requirements of the industry and will be regularly updated to accommodate latest developments and trends. The goal is to enable the students to develop a sense of social and professional commitment. It helps develop critical, analytical, speculative and reflective problem-solving skills in an integrated manner. It provides a strong exposure to real life situations so that the skills are adopted to benefit the user, society and industry.  It will provide the students with adequate knowledge and experience for taking up a career or starting their own businesses/studios.

Program Outcome

Designers are contributing to the entire world around us. There is immense scope for designers in almost every industry. More and more companies are utilizing the services of designers as their inputs often lead to added values in terms of improved usability, lowered production costs and more appealing products. The design is, therefore, emerging as a much sought after career option. Apart from this the students would be able start their own ventures or promote their existing business.