School of Design – RV University

M. Des.

Posted on February 16, 2021 by RVU Admin

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M. Des.

School of Design

Course Overview

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

  1. Interaction Design
  2. Information Design

Our M.Des course 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 specialisation and few electives from the School of Liberal Arts & Sciences and the School of Economics & Finance courses. There would be group projects (University and Institute Projects) across all the schools of the University.

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.

All the specializations would focus on Design-led Entrepreneurship as well as placement.

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

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).
  1. B.F.A./B.V.A. (4 Year professional programme with entry after 10+2)
  2. G.D. Art (four-year program after one-year foundation) + 1 Year of work experience.

Selection Criteria

Based on the performance in RVU
Selection Process

Important Dates of RVU Selection Process

March 31st, 2021

Commencement of M.Des.

Monday, August 2nd, 2021

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

  • Interaction Designer
  • Experience Designer
  • Interface Designer / Front-End Developer (UI Developer)
  • User Researcher
  • Information Visualization
  • Visual Designer
  • Virtual Reality
  • Augmented Reality
  • Design Managers
  • Design Researchers
  • Design Educationist

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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