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Bachelor of Design (B. Des.)

Overview

Design refers to a set of theoretical and practical approaches that focus on the interaction between "users" and their environments. Designers approach all kinds of problems with the goal of providing meaningful and relevant experiences to users who are treated holistically, as individuals with material and emotional needs. By expressing, reflecting, and even forming cultural norms, design instils meaning in our daily lives rather than simply creating functional objects. Its disruptive thinking is essential for driving innovation in areas such as developing business strategies, creating virtual environments, crafting digital interfaces, improving manufacturing quality and sustainability, and building service systems.

Informed by this idea of design as a ground-breaking discipline directed at innovation, the Bachelor of Design at Alliance University will help students develop creative and critical thinking skills. Students will accomplish this by producing work that reflects on human experience and responds to global challenges. With a wide range of courses available at Alliance School of Liberal Arts — from social sciences and liberal arts to media and management — and guided by expert faculty, you will elevate your design mindset.

By emphasising humanity and culture, the Bachelor of Design contributes to Alliance University’s mission of serving society and promoting global outlook. Students will be focusing on and engaging with critical contemporary issues while being challenged by project-based learning. Students will benefit from extensive collaboration with leading national and international companies in building a better world.

Duration

Four Years (Eight Semesters)

Commence of the course


Course Duration


Mode of Study

Eligibility


Candidates with 50% in 10+2 from any recognized board/university or its equivalent examination.


Specializations

Career Opportunities

  • Advertising Agencies
  • Automotive Industry
  • Banking and Insurance
  • Brand Design Agencies
  • Communication and Printing Industry
  • Corporate houses
  • Design Studios
  • Digital and New Media Design Houses
  • e-commerce
  • Edutainment
  • Entertainment Industry
  • Fashion Industry
  • Game Design Studios
  • IT Companies
  • Luxury and Lifestyle Industry
  • Media Houses
  • Motion Graphics
  • Multi-National Companies
  • OTT Platforms
  • Post-Production Houses/ Studios
  • Pre-production and Character Design in Films
  • Production Houses
  • Publication industry
  • Research Labs and Technology Centres
  • Television Channels
  • UX Design Agencies

Course Highlights

Through an innovative programme of project-based enquiry, studio-based learning and live projects, students will acquire a wide range of tools for creative practice, skills for material-making, understanding of design thinking, method, and innovation process.

Students will learn to express individual creative visions by bringing theory and practice of design elements to life.

Through intensive workshops organised by the school, students will inculcate professional design practices, develop originality, and acquire a universal understanding of craft.

Exposure to trade fairs, designer shows, and museum exhibitions will encourage students’ thinking through design, and develop artistic culture focusing on reimagining experiences and responding to the contemporary designs needs.

Intellectual engagement with artists and visiting professionals of the design industry will help familiarize students with disciplinary expertise of various markets.

Course Structure

Specializations

Semester III
  • Advanced Graphic Design
  • Print Making
  • Product Photography and Studio Lighting
  • Design Studio 1
  • Cross Elective 1
  • Skill Enhancement 1
  • Extra-Curricular 1
  • Environmental Science
Semester IV
  • Publication Design
  • Branding and Identity Design
  • Type Design
  • Design Studio 2
  • Cross Elective 2
  • Skill Enhancement 2
  • Extra-Curricular 2
  • Indian Constitution
Semester V
  • Graphic Narratives
  • Way Finding and Signages
  • Documentary Photography
  • Design Studio 3
  • Cross Elective 3
  • Skill Enhancement 3
  • Extra-Curricular 3
  • Disaster Management
Semester VI
  • Spatial Design
  • Product Graphics and Packaging
  • Contemporary Photography
  • Design Studio 4
  • Cross Elective 4
  • Skill Enhancement 4
  • Extra-Curricular 4
Semester VII
  • Industry Internship Program
Semester VIII
  • Design Portfolio and Project
Semester III
  • Forum Language
  • Introduction to Product Design
  • Materials and Design
  • Design Studio 1
  • Cross Elective 1
  • Skill Enhancement 1
  • Extra-Curricular 1
  • Environmental Science
Semester IV
  • Embodiments Design
  • Introduction to Ergonomics
  • Product Analysis and Functional Design
  • Design Studio 2
  • Cross Elective 2
  • Skill Enhancement 2
  • Extra-Curricular 2
  • Indian Constitution
Semester V
  • Life Cycle Analysis
  • Product Manufacturing Process
  • Product Photograph
  • Design Studio 3
  • Cross Elective 3
  • Skill Enhancement 3
  • Extra-Curricular 3
  • Disaster Management
Semester VI
  • Applied Ergonomics
  • Furniture Design
  • Product Representation Techniques
  • Design Studio 4
  • Cross Elective 4
  • Skill Enhancement 4
  • Extra-Curricular 4
Semester VII
  • Industry Internship Program
Semester VIII
  • Design Portfolio and Project
Semester III
  • Web and Interaction
  • UI and UX
  • Visual Aesthetics
  • Design Studio 1
  • Cross Elective 1
  • Skill Enhancement 1
  • Extra-Curricular 1
  • Environmental Science
Semester IV
  • Creative Coding
  • Digital Story Telling
  • Digital Heritage
  • Design Studio 2
  • Cross Elective 2
  • Skill Enhancement 2
  • Extra-Curricular 2
  • Indian Constitution
Semester V
  • Game Design
  • Tangible Computing
  • Service Design
  • Design Studio 3
  • Cross Elective 3
  • Skill Enhancement 3
  • Extra-Curricular 3
  • Disaster Management
Semester VI
  • Virtual Environments for Design
  • Participatory Design
  • Design Studio 4
  • Cross Elective 4
  • Skill Enhancement 4
  • Extra-Curricular 4
Semester VII
  • Industry Internship Program
Semester VIII
  • Design Portfolio and Project
Semester III
  • Elements of Film Making and Story Boarding
  • Script Writing
  • Character Design
  • Design Studio 1
  • Cross Elective 1
  • Skill Enhancement 1
  • Extra-Curricular 1
  • Environmental Science
Semester IV
  • Animation Design
  • Sound Design
  • Film Editing
  • Design Studio 2
  • Cross Elective 2
  • Skill Enhancement 2
  • Extra-Curricular 2
  • Indian Constitution
Semester V
  • Animatics
  • Motion Graphics
  • Film Making
  • Design Studio 3
  • Cross Elective 3
  • Skill Enhancement 3
  • Extra-Curricular 3
  • Disaster Management
Semester VI
  • Documentary Film Making
  • Visual Effects
  • Experimental Animation
  • Design Studio 4
  • Cross Elective 4
  • Skill Enhancement 4
  • Extra-Curricular 4
Semester VII
  • Industry Internship Program
Semester VIII
  • Design Portfolio and Project
Semester III
  • Fibre Science
  • History of World Fashion
  • Pattern and Apparel Making
  • Design Studio 1
  • Cross Elective 1
  • Skill Enhancement 1
  • Extra-Curricular 1
  • Environmental Science
Semester IV
  • Fashion Drawing and Illustrations
  • Draping Designs
  • Fashion Styling and Rendering
  • Design Studio 2
  • Cross Elective 2
  • Skill Enhancement 2
  • Extra-Curricular 2
  • Indian Constitution
Semester V
  • Apparel Manufacturing and Quality Assurance
  • Contemporary Trends in Fashion
  • Couture Design
  • Design Studio 3
  • Cross Elective 3
  • Skill Enhancement 3
  • Extra-Curricular 3
  • Disaster Management
Semester VI
  • Bespoke Fashion
  • Fashion Product Development
  • Fashion Accessories
  • Design Studio 4
  • Cross Elective 4
  • Skill Enhancement 4
  • Extra-Curricular 4
Semester VII
  • Industry Internship Program
Semester VIII
  • Design Portfolio and Project

The foundation year applies to all the Design course students who will go on to any major. Students declare their major and minor in their second year, based on the foundational electives that they choose and perform well in. If the major is Design, students may in a given semester have the option of choosing between “India under the British”, and many more for a given slot.

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