programme overview

BE A DESIGN LEADER 4.0

Vijaybhoomi School of Design is looking for a batch of ‘Select 30’ who dare to shake the world with kick-ass Design Leadership for its M.Des program.

The M.Des programme at Vijaybhoomi School of Design will ensure a strong foundation in innovation, design thinking, visual language, aesthetics and storytelling. The curriculum of the programme is designed to provide a unique opportunity to the students to explore core courses in design principles, skill development, language, social studies etc. It has a curriculum which is designed to enable students to investigate new routes to acquire a critical understanding of design.

The 4th industrial revolution has bought an exponential change in the global economy which in turn, have put up a demand for experts who are capable of navigating complex and open-ended challenges. Our pedagogy involves interactive ways of thinking and learning with the help of hands-on, cross-disciplinary, and multimedia practices.

By the time of completion of the 2 years post graduate programme in Design at Vijaybhoomi School of Design, the students will transform to professionals who can creatively conceptualize universal and sustainable design solutions, convert them into value propositions, influence business, and positively impact the future.

Duration

2 Years

Credits

Minimum 120

Eligibility Criteria

  • Graduation or equivalent in any field
  • Selection Process: Admission will be offered on the basis of performance in Vijaybhoomi Scholastic Aptitude Test (VSAT). It tests creative aptitude, language and visual skills
  • Portfolio Evaluation

WHO SHOULD BE APPLYING FOR THE PROGRAMME?

Graduates in any discipline who are able to maintain a sense of wonder, curiosity, have an ability to look at the world with fresh eyes may apply. If you love playing with materials, forms, colours and language, and are willing to try out new things, this could be just the programme for you.

Applied art graduates and BMM grads will find this programme apt to upscale their career path.

This is a programme specially designed for those who want to pursue a careers as graphic designers, filmmakers, animators, photographers, illustrators, fashion communicators, UI/UX/VR/AR designers and Design Leaders.

PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS

History of Photography, Fundamentals of Photography, Composition, Aesthetics, Digital Photography: DSLR versus Mirrorless, Sensors, Exposure, Aperture, Speed, Depth of Field, Metering, ISO, White Balance, Studio Lightning, Speedlight, Strobes, Modifiers, Studio setup, Portrait Light, Headshot, Fashion, Sport, Products, Photo editing in Photoshop Lightroom: Tethering, Adjustments, Color Correction, Retouching, Photomontages, Special Effects and 3D integration.

Elements of Interface Design, Ideation-Articulation-Development, User Interaction and Interface, Cognitive Model, Mental Model, User Experience (UX) Design, Big Picture, Persona in UX Design, Research Techniques in User Experience Design, Visual Design Principles, Information Design and Data Visualization, Interaction Design, Information Architecture, Wire framing & Storyboarding, Elements and Widgets, Screen Design and Layouts, Prototyping and Usability Testing.

Storytelling, Pre-production, Script Writing, Shot Division, Production Design, Camera and Lenses, Shooting Strategies, Camera Movements, Steadicam, Sound Recording, Post-production, Edit and Montage, Sound Design, Colour Correction, Transcoding, Film Theory, History of Cinema, Filmmaking for Digitally-Enabled World.

Applied Drawing, Typography & Type Design, Composition, Publication Design, Image Making, Illustration, Fundamentals of Photography, Packaging, Print Design, Corporate Identity, Branding, Signage Systems, Information & Communication Systems in Digital Domain.

Interaction Design, User Studies, Human Factors in Interaction Design, Information Graphics, Designing Interactive Experience, Product Interface Design, Usability Evaluation, Soft Prototyping Techniques, Trends in Interaction Technology.

ABCD (AnyBodyCanDraw), Mediums and Tools, Portrait and Caricature, Illustration, Storyboarding, Composition, Colour Theory, Mural and Graffiti Art.

Personality and Caricature, Fundamentals of Animation, Character Design, Storyboarding, Sound Design, CG and Special Effects, Type and Logo Animation.

M.Des At Vijaybhoomi School Of Design | Vijaybhoomi University | Prof. Pravin Mishra

WHAT ARE THE LEARNING OUTCOMES?

Building strong foundation in innovation, design thinking, visual language, aesthetics, storytelling, technology, and business.

Exploring core courses in design principles, skill development, language, social studies etc. to perform in the intersections of disciplines.

Developing leadership qualities with a combination of being a deadliest performer and socially and environmentally responsible.

Practice based learning to develop insights, lasting-knowledge and confidence.

Building holistic knowledge through electives in Design to become employable in a technologically driven and digitally enabled world.

CAREERS THAT ONE COULD PURSUE

Design Entrepreneur

Graphic Designer

Visualizer

Illustrator

Creative Director/ Art Director

Filmmaker (feature/Short films/documentary/music videos/commercials)

Animation Filmmaker

Data Visualiser

Photographer (Fashion/ Travel/Product etc.)

Interactive Designer (UI/UX/AR/VR/AI)