Frequently Asked Questions

College and Program

  1. What are the programs offered by the university?

    Strate School of Design, Bengaluru offers a Master of Design (M.Des.) Program.

  2. What are the different specializations offered for the 5-year M.Des. Program?

    Strate School of Design, Bengaluru offers five specializations,

    • Product Design
    • Transportation Design
    • Identity Design
    • Interaction Design
  3. Is this a Degree Course?

    The Master of Design program at Strate School of Design, Bengaluru is a 5-year full-time diploma program. At the end of the program, you will receive a Diploma from Strate School of Design, Paris.

  4. Where will I implement Product Design?

    An M.Des. in Product Design enables you to design products that provide cost-effective solutions to real-world problems and for future generations. This could range from common daily use products to exotic ones. You could possibly be the one who designs the next iPhone or creates the next LifeStraw (A water filter designed to be used on-the-go inside a bottle).

  5. What is covered in the 5-year Transportation Design specialization?

    An M.Des. in Transportation Design equips you to design the interiors and exteriors of the automobiles. Cars, tricycle, motorbikes, quad bikes, trains, buses, airplanes, and speedboats are some of the widely used modes of transportation. You will be able to design the next concept car with an M.Des. in Transportation Design from Strate School of Design, Bengaluru.

  6. What does the 5-year Interaction Design specialization cover?

    An M.Des. in Interaction Design mainly aims at a user’s behaviours and actions during their interaction with a system. The workflow of an airport kiosk when a user presses a button or scans a QR code and the subsequent actions are designed by the Interaction Designer. An M.Des. in Interaction Design at Strate School of Design, Bengaluru covers the elements of UI/UX design and human computer interaction.

  7. What does the 5-year Identity Design specialization cover?

    While purchasing a new product it is the packaging and the branding that attracts the end-consumer. The Master of Design in Identity Design from Strate School of Design, Bengaluru equips the designer to mould or redesign a brand identity as a whole. Thus, when an MNC or a start-up plans to launch a product, the identity designer plays a crucial role.

  8. What is the duration of the design course?

    The M.Des. program from Strate is offered for a duration of 5 years (full-time).

  9. Where is your university/campus located?

    The campus is located at Sheshadri Road, Bangalore.

  10. What are the university timings?

    9:30 AM to 5 PM IST.


  1. Who can enrol for the 5-year Master of Design program?

    The minimum eligibility criteria to apply for the 5-year Master of Design program is a pass qualification in the 10+2 examination in any field from a recognized state or central or equivalent board.

  2. I am a graduate. Do you permit lateral entry to the program?

    It is not possible for an aspirant to secure lateral admission mid-way through the 5-year M.Des. program offered by Strate School of Design, Bengaluru for the 2018-19 admission cycle. Lateral entry into the program is expected to commence from the 2019-20 admission cycle. For more details on lateral entry please contact us on (+91) 888-082-0000.

  3. I am interested in pursuing the 5-year M.Des. program. Where, when, and how can I apply?

    Please fill the enquiry form and we will contact you shortly afterwards. You can also call us on (+91) 888-082-0000.

Fees and Financing

  1. How much do I have to invest for the 5-year M.Des. program?

    Your investment for the Master of Design program will be INR 8,25,000 per year. This covers tuition fees only.
    Please note: Fees are subject to change.

  2. Is the international study tour/internship included in the fees?

    The cost for the two-week visit to Paris/international study tour is not a part of the tuition fee.

  3. Is there any scholarship offered?

    As of now we do not offer any Scholarship.

  4. Do you provide any financial assistance?

    The college will assist with the necessary documents required for obtaining an education loan.

  5. What is the payment method?

    The fees can be paid in instalments (semester-wise).

Help and Support

  1. Is there any helpline number or contact number?

    You can call our helpline at +91 888-082-0000.

  2. Other ways I can contact the school?

    You can email us at You can chat with our representative through the chat option on the website for any queries you have regarding the college, program, etc.