With a motive to prepare its student according to the emerging needs in the world during and post COVID-19 crisis, leading educational institute JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur has included a new 2-year degree course, Master of Design (M. Des.), in the field of Product Design and Interaction Design. The university has developed this course to build the importance of design in building a society.
The program is open for students, who have completed their graduation in any discipline with minimum 50% marks with a portfolio as part of the application. The program is designed by the pool of experienced faculty hailing from both education and industry background including Mr Gaurav Juyal- Former Host, Art Attack, Disney, India; Former TEDx Speaker; Ms Sunali Aggarwal- Interaction Designer, Co-founder, Mobikwik and many other highly accomplished faculty members.
There are various career options in design once can pursue such as product design, interaction design, communication design and many more depending on the skills you acquire during your M.Des. degree. Some of the companies, who hire M.Des Graduates, are Google, EY, Reliance, Netflix, Amazon, Apple among others.
“Design is an exciting new domain that is in-demand, rewarding and creative. The field of design is of course constantly changing, and careers in design typically call for a combination of personal creativity with professional skills such as project management. The designer we would create with JKLU’s contemporary pedagogy that is both relevant and new, would be creative, mature, independent resourceful and communicative. We are also getting ready to invite our new batch students virtually through zoom sessions and putting together innovative methods like demo videos and other resources to make the classes interesting,” said Mr A. Balasubramaniam- Director, Institute of Design, JKLU.
With this specialized qualification, a student can focus on both the technical and artistic aspects of communicating through a range of visual media. M.Des. at JKLU will be a hands-on program for students to learn and apply their knowledge in live projects, design workshops, access to hand-on studios and makerspace, internships, graduation projects along with getting an opportunity to study at globally reputed institutions. This graduate qualification offers the opportunity to focus on more complex design principles and the processes that bring them to life.
“ We at JKLU are committed to prepare graduates to deal with any such challenge in future with an overall multidisciplinary approach driven by critical thinking. These graduates will be the best for the industry and society,” Mr Balasubramaniam added.