Master in Design Program

Integrated Master in Design Course

Admission Open for
July 2019
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 and the upcoming Space and Identity design courses. These design courses are aimed at equipping aspiring designers with the mindset and skills for a lucrative career in design.

Master of Design Program

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,

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.

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

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.

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 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.

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 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.


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

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.


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 sponsored Projects
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 sponsored Projects
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 sponsored Projects
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 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.

166h
Thesis 2
90h
Inter-disciplinary project
90h
Humanities
54h
Professionnalisation 5
520h
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.