Courses

Undergraduate

The Bachelor of Design Programme (B.Des) is a four year long specialized degree course. The first year of the programme is a comprehensive yearlong course that equips students with the necessary skills, sensibilities and sensitivities for the remaining course duration. After the Foundation year, students spend three years specializing in any one of the four areasof study we offer here at Sushant School of Design

Bachelor of Design (B.Des) Programme

Students are introduced to the process of spatial design & concepts translating harmoniously into personal, commercial and instructional spaces. Students gain an understanding of how basic functions relate to one another and develop ideas and concepts around these functions.The course is employment-oriented and thus, along with a final “interior project” the student will be engaged in a semester-long internship along with many additional shorter internship opportunities during the duration of the course.Opportunities for interior design graduates would include being part of an architectural practice as well as unique and diverse interior design practices.

 

Course Structure

Semester I

Course Title L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
Course Title 7 2 8
Design Principles 3 2 4
Studio Materials 1 2 2
Drawing-I 2 2
History I (Civilization & Technology) 6 3
Visualization and representation 1 2 2
Total Credit 21

 

Semester II

Course Title L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
Creative Practice 4 4 6
Drawing-II 1 2 2
History II (Civilization, Culture & Society) 2 2
Research & Documentation 2 2
Measured Drawings 3 2 4
Culture, Cinema and Media-II 2 2
Studio Materials-II 4 4 6
Total Credits 24

 

Semester III

Course Title L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
HISTORY OF ART AND ARCHITECTURE – I 2 2
BUILDING MATERIALS -I 2 2
STRUCTURES- I 2 2
TECHNICAL DRAWING- I 6 3
ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN 2 2 4
ART STUDIO- I 1 4 3
SPATIAL EVOLUTION- I 2 4 4
Total Credits 20

 

Semester IV

Course Title L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
HISTORY OF ART AND ARCHITECTURE – I I 2 2
BUILDING MATERIALS -II 2 2
STRUCTURES- II 2 2
TECHNICAL DRAWING- II 6 3
BUILDING SERVICES 2 2 4
ART STUDIO- II 1 4 3
SPATIAL EVOLUTION- II 2 4 4
20
Total credits

 

Semester V

Course Title L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
HISTORY OF ART AND ARCHITECTURE – III 2 2
BUILDING MATERIALS -III 2 2
STRUCTURES- III 2 2
SUSTAINABLE DESIGN 2 2 3
COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN-I 2 2 3
BUILDING SERVICES 2 2
ELECTIVE -I 1 4 3
SPATIAL EVOLUTION- III 2 4 4
Total credits 21

 

Semester VI

Course Title L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE 3 3
BUILDING MATERIALS -IV 2 2
STRUCTURES- IV 2 2
ARCHITECTURAL ACOUSTICS 6 3
COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN-II 2 2 3
BUILDING SERVICES 2 2
ELECTIVE -II 1 4 3
SPATIAL EVOLUTION- IV 2 4 4
Total credits 22

 

Semester VII

Course Title L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
SAFETY SYSTEMS 3 3
LANDSCAPE DESIGN 1 4 3
EARTHQUAKE RESISTANT ARCHITECTURE 1 2 3
ELECTIVE -III 2 4 4
SPATIAL EVOLUTION-V 4 6 7
Total credits 20

INTERNSHIPTO BE DONE BY THE STUDENTS DURING SUMMER BREAK AND ITS PRE-REQUISITE FOR 7TH SEMESTER

Semester VIII

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

 

Electives

Course Title T P C
Architectural Conservation 1 4 3
Art Appreciation 1 4 3
Branding and Marketing 1 4 3
Furniture Design 2 4 4
Lighting Design 2 4 4

Students will be urged to constantly explore how to manipulate, and work within existing spaces in a completely new way within the interior sculptural qualities of a building or space.They discover new interior environments like museum & exhibition design, hospitality, residential, stage & set design using effective approaches for space planning, conceptual design and refurbishment of spaces.

Sushant School of Design is the only School in India to offer Textiles and Fashion Design as a comprehensive program. The course gives the students an understanding of the methods of detailing, selecting materials, including all aspects of textile and fashion design and its manufacture.The course strives to develop an understandingtowards both the creative aspects of the industry and the materials used. Students will be urged to learn all the skills of material production including weaving, printing and embroidery along with a thorough awareness of design trends the world over.The course is supported by visits to showrooms and suppliers in addition to regular lectures and studio based work.

Course Structure

Semester I

Course Title L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
Design Principles 7 2 8
Studio Materials 3 2 4
Drawing-I 1 2 2
History I (Civilization & Technology) 2 2
Visualization and representation 6 3
Culture, Cinema and Media-I 1 2 2
Total Credits 21

 

Semester II

Course Title L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
Creative Practice 4 4 6
Drawing-II 1 2 2
History II (Civilization, Culture & Society) 2 2
Research & Documentation 2 2
Measured Drawings 3 2 4
Culture, Cinema and Media-II 2 2
Studio Materials-II 4 4 6
Total Credits       24

 

Semester III

Course Title L T P Credits
Fashion Design Studio I- Introduction to Apparel/ Home textile manufacturing tools and techniques 3 4 5
Fundamentals of textiles 1 1
Drawing-  Anatomy 4 2 5
Introduction to Global Fashion and Textiles 1 1
Basic Design Principles and Elements in Textiles and Fashion. 3 2 4
Colour 1: Theory & Psychology 1 1
CAD: Introduction 4 2
History of the Arts I 1 1
Total credits       20

 

Semester IV

Course Title L T P Credits
Fashion Design Studio II-   Apparel manufacturing tools and techniques(Taking measurements, all basic blocks, Surface Development Techniques- printing, embroidery and dyeing). 4 4 6
Textile Design & Development I- weaving 4 4 6
Applied Graphics and Imaging 4 2
History of the Arts II 1 1
Sketching- Fashion Illustration and design 1 2 2 3
Color II: Psychology of Color 1 1
Total credits       20

 

Semester V

Course Title L T P Credits
Sketching- Fashion Illustration and design 2 2 2 3
Fashion Design Studio III- Kids wear Apparel manufacturing techniques 4 4 6
Fashion Design & Development II- kid swear 4 2 5
Textile  Design & Development II- print 4 2 5
Merchandising and Marketing 2 2
Sustainable & Ethical Fashion 1 1
Applied Design I- History-fashion and textiles 1 1
History of the Arts III 1 1
Total credits       24
         

 

Semester VI

Course Title L T P Credits
Sketching- Fashion Illustration and design 3 2 2 3
Fashion Design Studio IV –Women’s wear Apparel manufacturing techniques 6 4 8
Contemporary Fashion Styling and Market Trends 2 2 3
Fashion Design & Development III- women’s wear 4 4 6
Draping 2 1
Applied Design II- Contemporary Practice 1 1
History of the Arts IV 1 1
Elective Studio I (Choose any one)
Branding & Visual Merchandising 2 4 4
Product Design 4
Total credits       27

SUMMERINTERNSHIP MANDATORY AFTER 6TH SEMESTER (MID MAY TO END JULY)

 

Semester VII

Course Title L T P Credits
Fashion Design Studio V: Menswear Apparel manufacturing techniques 4 3 6
Sketching- Fashion Illustration and design 4 2 2 3
Fashion Design & Development IV- Menswear 4 3 6
Digital Marker & Grading 2 1
Fashion Photography 2 2
Sustainability in Contemporary Practice I 2 2
Elective Studio II (Choose any one)
Branding & Visual Merchandising 2 4 4
Product Design
Total credits       24

 

Semester VIII

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

Often generalized as graphic design, Visual Communication includes graphic design, typography, animation, publication design& illustration amongst several more. The visual communicator’s role in practice would include signage, corporate identity, packaging design and indeed advertising both in print mediums and in television & cinema. The course offers an understanding of traditional and contemporary application of visual communication, as well as creates the opportunity to promote new approaches and processes in graphics and communication. Our teaching methods are centered on traditional skills, which are enhanced with computer-aided skills.

Course Structure

 

Semester I

Course Title L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
Design Principles 7 2 8
Studio Materials 3 2 4
Drawing-I 1 2 2
History I (Civilization & Technology) 2 2
Visualization and representation     6 3
Culture, Cinema and Media-I 1 2 2
Design Principles 2 2
Total Credits 23

 

Semester II

Course Title L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
Creative Practice 4 4 6
Drawing-II 1 2 2
History II (Civilization, Culture & Society) 2 2
Research & Documentation 2 2
Measured Drawings   3 2 4
Culture, Cinema and Media-II 2 2
Studio Materials-II 4 4 6
Total Credits       24

 

Semester III

Course Title L T P Credits
Graphic & Communication Studio I 2 6 6
Visual Design  I 2 2 4
Typography I 2 2
Photography I 3 4 5
Colour 1: Theory & Psychology 1 2 3
CAD: Introduction 4 2
History of the Arts I 1 1
Total credits       23

 

Semester IV

Course Title L T P Credits
Graphic & Multimedia Studio II 4 6 7
Visual Design II 2 2 4
Typography ii 2 2
History of Visual Culture 2 2
History of the Arts II 1 1
Photography II 3 4 5
Color II: Psychology of Color 1 2 3
Total credits 24

 

Semester V

Course Title L  T  P  Credits
Visual Ergonomics and Human Perception 4 2
Graphic Studio III 4 5 7
Contemporary Practice: Art 4 2
Visual Design III 2 2 4
Sustainability in Design 1 2
Color Theory III 1 2 3
History of the Arts III 1 1
Total credits 21

 

Semester VI

Course Title L  T  P  Credits
Practise, Management & Enterprise 2 2
Graphic Studio IV 4 5 7
Design & Subculture 2 2 4
Integrated Visual Systems 2 2 4
History of the Arts IV 1 1
Discourse & Writing – IV 1 1
Elective Studio I (Choose any one)
Branding & Visual Merchandising 2 4 4
Product Design 2 4 4
Total credits       21

 

Semester VII

Course Title L  T  P  Credits
Print & Pre-Press Portfolio 2 2
Graphic Studio V & VI 8 12 20
Design Futures 2 2 4
Graphic Design & Society 2 2
Elective Studio – II (Choose any one)
Branding & Visual Merchandising 2 4 4
Product Design 2 4 4
Total credits       32

 

Semester VIII

Course Title L T P Credits
Final Internship 10 18 28
Total Credits       28

Product design has to do with ones creative skills, methodological process and aesthetic alertness to design a vast range of products. As a product designer one is to address the plausibility of a variety of 3 dimensional design solutions addressing both problems and needs. In this course an in-depth understanding of materials, anthropometrics, behavioral psychology and production processes is inculcated in order to help the students find sustainable solutions that answer industry  and consumer needs.

Course Structure

 

Semester I

Course Title L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
Design Principles 7 2 8
Studio Materials 3 2 4
Drawing-I 1 2 2
History I (Civilization & Technology) 2 2
Visualization and representation 6 3
Culture, Cinema and Media-I 1 2 2
Total Credits 21

 

Semester II

Course Title L(hrs/wk) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits
Creative Practice 4 4 6
Drawing-II 1 2 2
History II (Civilization, Culture & Society) 2 2
Research & Documentation 2 2
Measured Drawings 3 2 4
Culture, Cinema and Media-II 2 2
Studio Materials-II 4 4 6
Total Credits       24

 

Semester III

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Course Title L(hrs/we) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits(hrs/wk)
Product Design  I 4 4 8
Elements of Design I 2 4 4
Fundamentals of 2D CAD (Auto Cad & Photoshop) 1 3 3
Design Drawing I 1 3 3
Materials/Production Processes I 2 2
Human Factors 2 2
Color I: Theory & Psychology 1 1
History of the Arts 1 1
History of Furniture & Lighting Design 1 1
 Total Credit 26

 

Semester VI

Course Title L(hrs/we) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits(hrs/wk)
Product Design II 4 4 8
Elements of Design II 2 4 4
Software – Rhino 1 3 3
Materials/Production Processes II 2 2 3
Design Drawing II 1 3 3
Rapid Prototypes (Model Making I) 4 3
History of the Arts II 1 1
Total Credit 26

 

Semster V

Course Title L(hrs/we) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits(hrs/wk)
Product Design III 4 4 8
Studies of Form I 2 4 4
Advanced  CAD 1 3 3
User Research 1 3 3
Rapid Prototyping(Model Making II) 3 3
History of the Arts III 1 1
 Total Credit 23

 

Semester VI

Course Title L(hrs/we) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits(hrs/wk)
Product Design IV 4 4 8
Studies of Form II 2 4 4
History of Industrial Design 2 2
Practice, Management &Enterprise I 2 2
Elective Studio 2 4 4
User Interface Design 4 3
History of the Arts IV 1 1
 Total Credit 25

*Compulsory Summer Internship from Mid May to end July 

Semester VII

Course Title L(hrs/we) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits(hrs/wk)
Product Design V 6 6 14
Studio Elective II 2 4 4
Design Management &Planning 2 2
Portfolio and Presentation 1 2 4
Total Credit 24

 

Semester VIII

Course Title L(hrs/we) T(hrs/wk) P(hrs/wk) Credits(hrs/wk)
Internship 24
Total Credit 24

Admission Criteria

Sl.No. COURSE ELIGIBILITY Admission Process Course Fees(Annual) Admission Fees Security Deposit (Refundable)
1 B.Des.(IA/F&T/VC/PD) Overall aggregate of 50% marks at 10+2 level or 10+3 Diploma (anystream) recognized by Central/State Government or Diploma after 10 years of schooling with 50% marks in aggregate. 1). 10+2 marks: 50% 2). Personal Interview /Portfolio Test : 50% 350000 15000 15000

Advantage @ SSD

  • Studio-led teaching enabling an advanced understanding of the design process
  • Live Industry / University / Lab-based research projects
  • Inter-Disciplinary Learning: Subjects over and above the core area of learning
  • Compulsory Soft Skill Training: Spread over all semesters
  • An integrated team of creatives from Royal College of Art London, New York School of Visual-Arts and National Institute of Design
  • High-power workshops anchored by Scholars from Brighton University, Prince’s Drawing School and University of the Arts, Chelsea School
  • Industrial Training: Through Dissertation and Live Projects in Industry
  • Placement Support: Entire Corporate Relations Team Working for you, in addition to an existing mandatory semester long internship programme in the final year of study along with many shorter opportunities for the same during the duration of the course.
  • International Collaborations with Global Universities for academic and research activities
  • Located in the heart of the city of Gurgaon with safe and convenient connectivity
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