Frequently Asked Questions
College and Program
- WHEN WAS STRATE SCHOOL OF DESIGN ESTABLISHED/LAUNCHED?
Strate School of Design is a renowned international design school from France established over 25 years ago. Strate School of Design has a total of four campuses across the globe – two in France, and one each in India and Singapore. Both the India and Singapore campuses were set up in 2017.
- WHAT ARE THE PROGRAMS OFFERED BY THE UNIVERSITY?
Strate School of Design, Bengaluru offers an Integrated Master in Design program. The program incorporates a 3-year BSc in Design and a 2-year MSc in Design courses.
- WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT SPECIALIZATIONS OFFERED FOR THE 5-YEAR INTEGRATED MASTER IN DESIGN PROGRAM?
Strate School of Design, Bengaluru offers five specializations:
- Product Design
- Transportation Design
- Interaction Design
- Brand Identity & Visual Communications Design
- Space Design (Upcoming)
- WHAT IS ‘MEET THE DEAN’?
‘Meet the Dean’ is your opportunity to have a one-on-one interaction with Mr. Thomas Dal, Director and Dean, Strate School of Design, India, and get all of your queries answered in detail. You can schedule a meeting with the Dean here.
- WHICH DEGREE IS OFFERED BY STRATE SCHOOL OF DESIGN? IS IT RECOGNISED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA?
Strate School of Design awards a globally-recognised French certificate (diplôme de Designer Visé par l’État), which is the French equivalent to a Master in Design (M.Des.) degree. The school is affiliated with Jain (Deemed-to-be University), Bengaluru – a UGC- and AICTE- approved private university, which awards the BSc in Design and MSc in Design degrees.
- WHERE WILL I IMPLEMENT PRODUCT DESIGN?
The Product Design course from Strate 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 LifeStraw or the next innovative product that will change the course of history.
Know more about our Product Design course here.
- WHAT IS TRANSPORTATION DESIGN? WHAT JOB OPPORTUNITIES CAN I EXPECT AFTER COMPLETING THE TRANSPORTATION DESIGN PROGRAM?
By becoming a Transportation Designer from Strate School of Design, you will design vehicles you see and use every day – from motorbikes to trains, cars to boats, bicycles to aircrafts, etc. Your designs could simplify and ease the use of these vehicles to improve the daily life of people.
Career opportunities include:
- Automobile Interior Designer
- Automobile Exterior Designer
- Production Designer
- Advanced Concept Designer
- Colour and Trim Designer
- Experience Designer
Know more about our Transportation Design course here.
- WHAT DOES THE INTERACTION DESIGN SPECIALIZATION COVER?
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. The Interaction Design specialization from Strate covers the elements of UI/UX design and human-computer interaction.
Know more about our Interaction Design course here.
- WHAT DOES THE BRAND IDENTITY & VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS DESIGN COURSE COVER?
While purchasing a new product, it is the packaging and the branding that attracts the end-consumer. The Master in Design in Identity Design from Strate School of Design 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.
Know more about our Brand Identity & Visual Communications Design course here.
- IS THE SPACE DESIGN PROGRAM AT STRATE SIMILAR TO THE INTERIOR DESIGN PROGRAMS OFFERED BY OTHER INSTITUTES? WHAT DOES THE SPACE DESIGN SPECIALIZATION COVER?
The Space Design course is much more than an Interior Design course offered by most institutes. Apart from designing residential and commercial spaces, you will also be involved in designing public spaces like airports, railway stations, etc.
Please note: The Space Design course will be launched soon. As of now, you can send us an enquiry and we will get back to you with more details. You can learn more about our Space Design course here.
- WHAT IS A PORTFOLIO? HOW DO I MAKE A DESIGN PORTFOLIO?
A portfolio is a collection of your best artwork/designs. It is a representation of your creative capabilities and showcases your style and technique of work. It is used to present your versatility your passions, hobbies, and notable achievements.
For admission, you don’t have to be a master at drawing or possess supreme visualisation skills. The portfolio evaluation is a process to estimate your level and motivations. The evaluation, conducted during the interview with the faculty, is what will get you through the threshold of Strate School of Design.
You may refer to our Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/stratedesignindia, to see the kind of work we are into and get an overview of the Strate spirit. You can also check out the Instagram page of our Paris school, https://www.instagram.com/strateecolededesign/, to see the range of our students.
- IS THERE A HOSTEL FACILITY FOR STUDENTS?
Yes. The school provides hostel facility for native as well as outstation students and shall be charged on Actual. It is located only 50 meters from the current college building, making it very convenient for students.
- WHERE IS YOUR UNIVERSITY/CAMPUS LOCATED?
Currently, the campus is located at Seshadri Road, Bengaluru. Our new campus is located in Yelahanka and is in the process of completion.
- WHEN CAN I ENROL FOR THE COURSE? DO YOU PERMIT LATERAL ENTRY TO THE PROGRAM?
The program welcomes students post completion of their 10+2 examination in any field from a recognised state or central or equivalent board. Students may also apply post year one or post year two of any bachelor/design program.
From 2021, students can also apply directly to the Master’s (MSc in Design) program, provided they have a Design and/or engineering background. These admissions will be granted based on their portfolio.
- I AM INTERESTED IN PURSUING THE 5-YEAR MASTER IN DESIGN PROGRAM. WHERE, WHEN, AND HOW CAN I APPLY?
Fees and Financing
- WHAT IS THE FEE FOR THE COURSE?
Please call us on (+91) 855-008-0033 to get complete details about the fee structure.
- DO YOU OFFER SCHOLARSHIPS?
Strate School of Design may offer scholarships based on the portfolio and financial background of the applicant. An open scholarship plan is currently not available.
Students may also be awarded scholarships at the end of each year based on two criteria – their performance during the year and their financial background. Scholarships are re-evaluated every year.
The school will assist with necessary documents required to obtain education loan at a bank of the student’s choice.
- WHAT’S THE PAYMENT METHOD?
The fees can be paid in instalments (semester-wise).
Help and Support
- WHAT ARE THE OTHER WAYS I CAN CONTACT THE SCHOOL?
For any queries you have regarding the college, program, etc., you can contact us by,
Our representatives will be glad to help you out.
- IS THERE ANY HELPLINE NUMBER OR CONTACT NUMBER?
You can contact us at +91-855-008-0033.