About Master of Design Course
Master of Design (M.Des) is a two years postgraduate master degree in the field of Design which is divided into 4 semesters.
Minimum eligibility required to apply for admission to the M.Des course is to complete graduation in any design disciplines like Fashion, textiles, graphics, communication, accessories/ Bachelor of Design/ Bachelor of Architecture/ B.Sc. in textiles and clothing/ B.Tech Textiles/ B.A Fine Arts/ Design Diploma form a recognized university with minimum aggregate score of 50%.
Admission to the Master of Design course is done through the entrance examination CEED. Common Entrance Examination for Design CEED is an all India entrance examination conducted by the IIT, Bombay on behalf of the Ministry of Human Resources Development MHRD, Development of Education, Government of India. In this test candidates drawing skills, design aptitude, visual perception ability, color sensitiveness and communication skills are tested. This test is conducted in the month of December every year, application process starts in the month of August and ends in the month of September. And results of this test will be announced in the month of January. After the results have been declared, personal interviews will be conducted.
More about the course
Professional designers, fine artists and craft persons who wish to gain knowledge of current design theories, research techniques and who wish to refine their design skills can opt for this course. Master of Design course provides specialization in various design courses like craft design, fashion design, animation design, accessory design, ceramic design, game design, graphic design, industrial design, interior design, leather design, knitwear design, multimedia design, textile design, jewellery and Metalsmithing and Architecture.
The syllabus of this course includes subjects such as design basics, everyday design, cognitive factors, visual design principles and applications, typography, color theory, visual art, ergonomics, graphic design, visual communication, art direction and aesthetics.
Successful postgraduates of the Master of Design course can find job opportunities in areas such as boutiques, departmental store, fashion marketing, fabric export houses, apparel manufacturers, fashion media, furniture manufacturing units, research and development firms, textile laboratory, design production management, dying and printing factories, quality control, restaurants, fashion and corporate houses etc. Some of the job positions offered for these postgraduates are listed below:
- Interior Designer
- Web Designer
- Graphic Designer
- Embroidery Designers
- Fashion Stylists
- Textile Designer
- Textile Laboratory Manager
- Costume Designers
- Dying and Princting Consultant
- Cutting Assistant
- Fashion Forecasters
- Fashion Merchandisers
- Merchandising Assistant
- Professor/ Lecturer
- Fabric Analyser
Future Study Options
Candidates who are willing to go for further higher research study in the subject can opt for Ph.D/ M.Phil in Design, after successfully completing this course.
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