Classes Commence
September 2020
Eligibility
Class 12 (any stream)
Program duration
5 years full-time
Degree/Diploma
Master's Diploma with RNCP credits from Strate, Paris & BSc+MSc from Jain (Deemed-to-be) University, Bangalore

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 that nurtures your talents as a designer by offering state-of-the art designing courses in Bangalore.

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

The Master in Design program offers five unique design courses in Bangalore – Transportation, Product, Interaction, Identity, and the upcoming Space design courses. These design courses are aimed at equipping aspiring designers with the mindset and skills for a lucrative career in design.

Strate About
OBJECTIVES
1

Place the human being at the centre

Learn to analyse 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 close 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 ideas. He 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 Placements

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 School of Design, Bangalore include and are not limited to,

  • Product Designer
  • Automotive (Interior) Designer
  • Automotive (Exterior) Designer
  • Retail Designer
  • Packaging Designer
  • Virtual Reality Designer
  • Interaction Designer
  • Automotive (Colour and material) Designer
  • Services Designer
  • Experience (UX) Designer

The Integrated Master in Design Course

The Master in Design program offers students a flexible study module. The first two years of the design course are dedicated to the fundamentals of design to give you a solid understanding of what it entails. You can opt for your chosen specialization only in the third year.

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

Click on each year to see the detailed curriculum.

FUNDAMENTAL TRAINING AND FIRST DESIGN PROJECTS

The 1st year of the design course is essentially dedicated to learning artistic skills, basic tools of the designer.

  • 622 hRepresentation & Visualisation 1
  • 622 hRepresentation & Visualisation 1
  • 622 hRepresentation & Visualisation 1
  • 622 hRepresentation & Visualisation 1
  • 622 hRepresentation & Visualisation 1
  • 622 hRepresentation & Visualisation 1
  • 622 hRepresentation & Visualisation 1

FUNDAMENTAL TRAINING AND FIRST DESIGN PROJECTS

The 2nd year of the design course 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.

  • 502hRepresentation & Visualisation 2
  • 83 hMaterial & process 2 (Product)
  • 192 hAdditional Culture 2
  • 288 hDesign Projects 2
  • 75 h Professionnalisation 1
  • Internship 1

STEPS TOWARDS PROFESSIONALIZATION

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

TRANSPORTATION DESIGN

  • 229hDesign Projects & methodology
  • 95 hMaterial & process 2 (Mobility)
  • 72 hAdditional Culture 2
  • 48 hDesign Culture 1 (Mobility)
  • 168 h Representation & Vizualisation 3 (Mobility)
  • 78 h Professionnalisation 3
  • Internship 2

PRODUCT DESIGN

  • 307hDesign Projects & methodology
  • 15 hMaterial & process 2
  • 72 hAdditional Culture 2
  • 60 hDesign Culture 1 (Product)
  • 150 h Representation & Vizualisation 3 (Product)
  • 78 h Professionnalisation 3
  • Internship 2

INTERACTION DESIGN

  • 271hDesign Projects & methodology
  • 92 hDesign Culture 1 (Interaction)
  • 72 hAdditional Culture 3
  • 239 h Representation & Vizualisation 3 (Interaction)
  • 78 h Professionnalisation 3
  • Internship 2

STEPS TOWARDS PROFESSIONALIZATION

The 4th year of the design course 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.

TRANSPORTATION DESIGN

  • International Semester
  • 197.5 hIndustry sponsored Projects
  • 58 hDesign Culture 3
  • 72 hAdditional Culture 3
  • 164 h Representation & Vizualisation 4 (Mobility)
  • 110 h Thesis 1
  • 24 h Professionnalisation 4

PRODUCR DESIGN

  • International Semester
  • 198 hIndustry sponsored Projects
  • 96 hDesign Culture 3
  • 72 hAdditional Culture 3
  • 147 h Representation & Vizualisation 4 (Product)
  • 110 h Thesis 1
  • 24 h Professionnalisation 4

INTERACTION DESIGN

  • International Semester
  • 197.5 hIndustry sponsored Projects
  • 92 hDesign Culture 3
  • 72 hAdditional Culture 3
  • 168 h Representation & Vizualisation 4 (Interaction)
  • 110 h Thesis 1
  • 24 h Professionnalisation 4

STEPS TOWARDS PROFESSIONALIZATION

The 5th year of the design course 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.

  • 166hThesis 2
  • 90 hHumanities
  • 90 hInter-disciplinary project
  • 54 hProfessionnalisation 5
  • 520 h Project Follow up
  • Internship

International Exposure

» International faculty of professionals

All the designing courses at Strate are taught by experienced French and Indian professionals. They have worked in some of the most reputed design companies and have a wealth of experience and expertise to share. This enables students to gain a global and professional perspective of design.

» Internships abroad

It is mandatory for students, discover new cultures, meet other students, and learn new design methodologies. While students receive their primary training at Strate, Bangalore, they are encouraged to take up internships abroad. Internships can be domestic as well as international. The designing course includes an 18-month internship that is to be pursued across the 5 years of study. Students can pursue the internship through academic exchange with any of Strate’s 44 partner schools, finding an internship abroad, or via a study trip where they interact with foreign students.

By providing these global avenues through its design course in Bangalore, Strate trains young designers to face challenges and meet the demands of the global design industry.