Courses

PostGraduate

The Master of Design Programme (M.Des) is a two year long specialized post-graduate degree course. The programme is open to applicants who hold no previous educational qualification in Design but who demonstrate even so, a strong and dedicated interest in any kind of Art & Design. The course is intended to strengthen ones personal aesthetics & design sensibilities through an independent desire for research. Post Graduate Programs provide a valuable bridge between studentship and professional practice and also allows for progression towards a research degree.

Students wanting to pursue their post-graduate can do so in the following specializations that we offer here at SSD whilst having the flexibility to expand on their specialization of choice

MASTER OF DESIGN (M.DES) PROGRAMME

This Program explores all the aspects concerning interior design from the most technical to the more intuitive. Aiming at creating a body of work where the designer successfully combines technical &design knowledge with the strategic ability to identify new scenarios for contemporary living.

Course Structure

 

Semester I

Course Title
L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
Design Synthesis 1 4 3
Design Studio I(Project – Residences) 1 4 3
Furniture Design and Joineries 4 2
History of objects 2 2
Construction and Services I(Electrical + Plumbing + Lighting) 2 2 3
Design Basics I 1 4 4
Furnishing 1 4 4
IPR 1 1
Total Credits 22

 

Semester II

Course Title
L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
Advanced Material & Processes  2 2
History of Furniture  2 2
Design Studio II(Case Study – Work Spaces ) 1 4 3
Design Studio III(Project – Hospitality) 1 4 3
Construction & Services II(Climate + HVAC + Acoustics) 2 2 3
Life Style Products 1 4 4
Photography 1 2 3
Total Credits 20

 

Semester III

Course Title
L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
Final Thesis Project 2 2 6 8
Design for Special Needs 1 1 4 4
Art + Craft Appreciation 2 2
Design Management 1 2 2
Dissertation (Introduction)  + Reseacrch Methods 2 2
Portfolio and Presentation 2 2
Total Credits 20

 

Semester IV

Course Title
L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
Internship 12
Dissertation 8
Total Credits 20

The course in Furniture Design equips students with a sustainable working methodology and ethos, harmoniously with a sound knowledge of material, technologies and processes that enables the implementation of user centric efficient design.
Students graduate as competent and confident professionals for the global industry with an in-depth understanding of the creative process of innovation, execution and management in and local and global contexts of the furniture industry.

Course Structure

Semester I

Course Title
L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
Design Synthesis 1 4 3
Furniture Design Studio -1 1 4 3
Introduction to Furniture Design 4 2
History of furniture 2 2
Drawing for furniture- 1 2 2 3
Material exploration 1 4 4
Furnishing 1 4 4
IPR 1 1
Total Credits       20

 

Semester II

Course Title
L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
Advanced Material & Processes 2 2
History of Furniture- 2 2 2
Furniture Design Studio -2 1 4 3
Furniture Design Studio -3 1 4 3
Drawing for furniture- 1 2 2 3
Life Style Products 1 4 4
Photography 1 2 3
Total Credits       20

 

Semester III

Course Title
L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
Final Thesis Project 2 2 6 8
Design for Special Needs 1 1 4 4
Art + Craft Appreciation 2 2
Design Management 1 2 2
Dissertation (Introduction)  + Reseacrch Methods 2 2
Portfolio and Presentation 2 2
Total Credits       20

 

Semester IV

Course Title
L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
Internship 12
Dissertation 8
Total Credits       20

In order to innovate continuously and rejuvenate business ideas and models applying creative problem solving empathetically through design thinking helping companies successfully meet business challenges. To think strategically to add business value and competitive edge using different tools and methodologies to drive and execute business strategies for companies to succeed in complex or fast changing environments.

Course Structure

Semester I

Course Title
L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
Design Synthesis 2 6 4
Creative thinking processes- Interior Design/ fashion and textiles 4 8 10
Discourse and writing – I 2 2
History of objects – I 2 1 3
Electives- Photography/design principles/ cinema and visual cultures 3 4 5
Research methodology 2 1 3
Total Credits 27

 

Semester II

Course Title
L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
Design Thinking and management project 6 8 10
Intellectual property rights  2 1 3
CAD- Corel Draw, Photoshop, Indesign 3 6 6
Discourse and Writing – II 2 2
Ethnography 1 2 3
History of objects – II 2 1 3
Total Credits       27

 

 

Semester III

Course Title
L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
Craft Documentation 8 4
Entrepreneurship 2 1 3
Seminar 6 3
System and service design 2 6 5
Human Resource Management 2 2
Marketing and consumer behavior 2 1 3
Management Ethics 2 1 3
Organizational Behavior 2 2
Total Credits       25

 

Semester IV

Course Title
L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
Internship 12 6
Dissertation 4 8 8
Final Project 3 12 9
Portfolio and presentation 4 4
Total Credits       27

Admission Criteria

Sl.No. Course ELIGIBILITY Admission Process Course Fees(Annual) Admission Fees Security Deposit (Refundable)
1 M.Des(Interior Design/Textile Design) Overall aggregate of 50% marks in Graduation (anystream) 1). Graduation marks: 50% 2.) Personal Interview /Portfolio Test : 50% 200000 15000 15000
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