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Master of Design (M.Des.)

School of Design

Program Overview

The Master of Design (M.Des.) is a postgraduate degree programme of two-year duration offering following specialisations:

SPECIALISATIONS

Our M.Des. curriculum would emphasize on creating Product leaders, Design managers, Strategists, Team leaders, and Design Researchers. The curriculum would offer a concentration in your chosen design specialization and few electives from the School of Liberal Arts & Sciences and the School of Economics & Finance. There would be individual and group projects at specialization as well as institute level.

The programme will enable students to identify significant contemporary problems, inculcate critical thinking, critique conventional solutions, and challenge the status-quo to arrive at creative solutions through collaborative team efforts. Working in collaborative, dedicated studio spaces, students would acquire & hone skills and learn design theories, methods and processes that would help develop and refine their ideas which would address the problem identified in a holistic manner.

Career Options

Design is rapidly going through a phase of change and innovation due to the increasing consumer demand of preferred utility and comfort.

This career not only provides one with the satisfaction of seeing ideas manifested into shape and form, but rewards one with recognition.

  • Design Educator
  • Design Manager
  • Design Researcher
  • Front-End / UI Developer
  • Information Architect
  • Information Visualizer
  • Interaction Designer
  • Interface Designer
  • New Media Designer
  • User Experience Designer
  • User Researcher
  • Visual Designer

Why M.Des. 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

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

    Note

    • 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

1.

Submission of Online Application

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

2.

RV University Selection Process

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

3.

Selection letter

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

4.

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.

5.

Provisional Admission Letter

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

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