Master of Design Program

5-year Integrated French Master in Design

Admission Open for
September 2018
Eligibility
Class 12
Program duration
5-year full-time
Degree
Degree from an Indian University & Master's Diploma from Strate, Paris
The designer, by definition, is open-minded, curious, and empathetic.

As a designer, your vision, your approach, and your statements impact how products and services are going to be used to improve people’s lives. Strate is a unique design school in Bangalore that nurtures your talents as a designer.

The Bachelor of Design program from Strate enables you to seek, innovate, design, and give shape to your ideas. It is typically an integrated B.Des. course, combining all facets of a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree.

The Bachelor of Design program offers five unique specializations in Transportation, Product, Interaction, Identity, and Space. A distinctive aspect of the design course is each design specialization is accessible to you throughout the duration of the program. If you decide to change specializations, you are free to do so.

Master of Design Program

Objectives of the training

1

Place the human being at the centre

Learn to analyze the social and personal realities of our time (the notion of family, crowd management, human psychology, the evolution of man) to guide your creative process as closely to human needs as possible, in the improvement of the quality of life of people.

2

Master the tools and techniques of design

Translate your ideas into objects, services, or experiences by learning different methodologies of creation, expert drawing skills, 3D modelling, mock-ups, simulation, etc. The designer must know exactly how to structure his/her ideas. He/she must be able to describe them orally and in writing equally well.

3

A professional setting to foster employability

To promote your employability, there needs to be a constant association with professionals and businesses. The design curriculum at Strate includes up to 18 months of internships in 5 years, giving you adequate exposure to our professional partners.

4

Specialized yet open-ended training

To specialize and develop skills in different business areas, you will move towards Immersive Design training while preserving your expertise as a designer. A semester abroad is mandatory in the fourth year and can expose you to global design philosophies.

INTERNSHIPS AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

You will be required to do several internships, a good many of them which will be offered by our professional partners. You can choose different options to complement your skills and your career goals. Your opportunities with Strate include and are not limited to,

5-year Integrated French Master in Design

The Master of Design program offers a flexible study module. The first two years are dedicated to the fundamentals of design to give you a solid understanding of what design entails. You can opt for your chosen specialization only in the third year. In case you are dissatisfied with the specialization, you can further change it during the program. This way, you are able to pursue a subject you are passionate about.

English classes are delivered throughout the five years of study, as well as a work on writing skills.

Year 1
Year 2
Year 3
Transportation
Product
Identity
Space
Interaction
Year 4
Transportation
Product
Identity
Space
Interaction
Year 5

FUNDAMENTAL TRAINING AND FIRST DESIGN PROJECTS

The 1st year is essentially dedicated to the artistic skills, basic tools for the designer.

622h
  Representation & Visualisation 1
45h
Material & process 1
156h
Additional Culture 1
268h
Design Project 1
24h
Professionnalisation 1

FUNDAMENTAL TRAINING AND FIRST DESIGN PROJECTS

The 2nd year extends the training from year one and starts initiations in the several majors offered, as well as in the 2D and 3D software and marketing. An entry-level internship is also required.

502h
Representation & Visualisation 2
83h
Material & process 2 (Product)
192h
Additional Culture 2
288h
Design Projects 2
75h
Professionnalisation 1
Internship 1

STEPS TOWARDS PROFESSIONALIZATION

The 3rd year starts with choosing a specialization – Product, Mobility, Identity, Space, or Interaction – while going further with transversal training. Students also undertake their first professional internship.

STEPS TOWARDS PROFESSIONALIZATION

The 4th year starts with a semester abroad (in an internship or in a partner school) and goes on with several projects in partnership with companies. Students also start their diploma project during the year.


View more details about the curriculum by clicking on the field of specialization.

Transportation Design:

229h
Design Projects &methodology
95h
Material & process 2 (Mobility)
72h
Additional Culture 2
48h
Design Culture 1 (Mobility)
168h
Representation & Vizualisation 3 (Mobility)
78h
Professionnalisation 3
Internship 2

Product Design:

307h
Design Projects &methodology
15h
Material & process 2
72h
Additional Culture 2
60h
Design Culture 1 (Product)
150h
Representation &Vizualisation 3 (Product)
78h
Professionnalisation 3
Internship 2

Identity Design:

187h
Design Projects & methodology
15h
Material & process 2 (Identity)
72h
Additional Culture 2
116h
Design Culture 1 (Identity )
182h
Representation & Vizualisation 3 (Identity)
78h
Professionnalisation 3
Internship 2

Space Design:

187h
Design Projects & methodology
27h
Material & process 2 (Space)
131h
Design Culture 1 (Space)
72h
Additional Culture 2
147h
Representation &Vizualisation 2 (Space)
78h
Professionnalisation 3
Internship 2

Interaction Design:

271h
Design Projects & methodology
92h
Design Culture 1 (Interaction)
72h
Additional Culture 3
239h
Representation &Visualization 3 (Interaction)
78h
Professionnalisation 3
Internship 2

Transportation Design:

International Semester
197.5h
Industry sponsored Projects
58h
Design Culture 3
72h
Additional Culture 3
164h
Representation &Vizualisation 4 (Mobility)
110h
Thesis 1
24h
Professionnalisation 4

Product Design:

International Semester
198h
Industry sponsored Projects
96h
Design Culture 3 (Product)
72h
Additional Culture 3
147h
Representation &Vizualisation 4 (Product)
110h
Thesis 1
24h
Professionnalisation 4

Identity Design:

International Semester
198h
Industry sponsoredProjects
72h
Design Culture 3
72h
Additional Culture 3
144h
Representation &Vizualisation 4 (Identity)
110h
Thesis 1
24h
Professionnalisation 4

Space Design:

International Semester
198h
Industry sponsoredProjects
59h
Design Culture 3
72h
Additional Culture 3
154h
Representation &Vizualisation 4 (Space)
110h
Thesis 1
24h
Professionnalisation 4

Interaction Design:

International Semester
197.5h
Industry sponsoredProjects
92h
Design Culture 3 (Interaction)
72h
Additional Culture 3
168h
Representation &Vizualisation 4 (Interaction)
110h
Thesis 1
24h
Professionnalisation 4

STEPS TOWARDS PROFESSIONALIZATION

The 5th year is essentially focused on the diploma project (thesis and project). There is also a collaborative project in partnership with business and engineering schools. It ends with a graduating internship.

166h
Thesis 2
90h
Inter-disciplinary project
90h
Humanities
54h
Professionnalisation 5
520h
Project Follow up
Internship