B.Des. (Lifestyle & Accessory Design)

DETAILS

The Lifestyle Accessory Design programme builds competency in you to take on challenges of a rapidly developing industry, markets of neo-luxury products and consumers who aspire for ever-changing lifestyle. The programme is structured to inculcate various aspects of design as a value addition tool and the way design operates at various levels such as aesthetics, markets, management, strategic as well as technology. 

Duration of Program

4 Years (8 Semesters)

Seats

240*

DESIGN YOUR OWN DEGREE


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UPES’ curriculum framework is holistic in its overall structure and yet focuses on the individual need of the student to discover, experience, explore and challenge. Along with the core subject, students have the option to choose from subject-focused specialisations. They are also allowed to choose minor/exploratory subject from other schools at UPES that are: School of Engineering, School of Computer Science, School of Law, School of Business, School of Health Sciences, School of Design, School of Modern Media, and School of Liberal Studies.

Further, based on the multifaceted needs of the global workplace and evolving lifestyles, the curriculum offers Signature and Life-Skills courses through School for Life. To round off this learning experience, students are required to do mandatory internships in the social sector, government/public sector, and industry. The combinations available for students to pick and choose from are endless, ensuring both depth and width of knowledge.

DETAILS

  • Interior Designer
  • Product Designer
  • Architectural Designer
  • Design Architect
  • Jewellery Designer

Examination Pathway:

UPES Design Aptitude Test (UPES-DAT) followed by a personal interview and a presentation on the work portfolio.

 

Name of Program

Name of Test

Mode of Test

Test Dates

Duration

Last Date to Apply

B.Des

UPES-DAT

Online

3 - 5 July, 2022

1 Hour

30 June, 2022

Non-Examination Pathway:

On the basis of valid Board Merit, NIFT, NID and UCEED ranking, candidates will directly go for the personal interview and presentation on the work portfolio.

The date of the interview and portfolio presentation will be announced the post-UPES-DAT result.

Eligibility Criteria:

Minimum 50% marks at Higher and Senior Secondary Level (X and XII any Stream)

SEMESTER I

 

Subject Code Subject   Credits
SDCS 1014 Sketching Drawing 1   5
SDCS 1026 Elements of Design   3
SDCS 1027 Colour   4
SDCS 1028 Geometry   5
SDCS 1018 SLA   2
SDCS 1006 Material exploration I   2
SLLS0101 Living Conversations School of Life 2
SLLS0102 Learning how to learn School of Life 2
  Total   25

 

 

SEMESTER II

 

Subject Code Subject   Credits
SDCS 1019 Sketching Drawing 2   5
SDCS 1020 Principles of Design   5
SDCS 1021 Design Process   6
SDCS 1023 Computer Applications   2
SDCS 1010 Material exploration II   2
SLLS 0103 Leadership and Teamwork School of Life 2
SLSG 0101 Critical Thinking and Writing School of Life 3
       
  Total   25

 

  

SEMESTER III

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
SDTD 2028 Materials & Processes 3
SDLA 2001 Technical Studies 3
SDLA 2002 Rendering and Representation Techniques 3
SDPJ 2142 Project 1 : Advanced Visual Studies 5
SLLS 0201 Design Thinking 2
SLSG 0201 Ethical Leadership in the 21st Century (Human Values and Ethics) 3
  Exploratory Elective 1 3
     
     
     
     
  Total 22

 

  

SEMESTER IV

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
SDLA 2003 History & Philosophy of Design 3
SDLA 2004 Trends and Influences 3
SDLA 2005 Human factors and Ergonomics in Design 3
SDPJ 2143 Project 2 : Design Thinking 5
SLLS 0202 Working with Data 2
SLSG 0202 Environment and Sustainability - Himalaya Fellowship 3
  Exploratory Elective 2 3
  Program Elective 1 3
SDLA 2006P Working with Bamboo  
SDLA 2007P Working with Glass  
SDLA 2008P Working with Ceramics  
  Total 25

 

  

SEMESTER V

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
SDID 3028 Design Research Methodology 3
SDLA 3001 Cultural Studies 3
SDLA 3002 Color; Material and Finish 3
SDPJ 3146 Project 3: Precious Metal Accessories 5
SLLS 0301 Persuasive Presence 2
SLSG 0301 Start Your Start-up 3
  Exploratory Elective 3 3
  Program Elective 2 3
SDLA 3003P Mix Material  
SDID 3027P BioMimicry  
     
     
     
  Total 25

 

  

SEMESTER VI

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
SDLA 3004 Mass Customization 3
SDID 3017 Packaging Design 3
SIIB 3101 Summer Internship 2
SDPJ 3147 Project 4: Craft, Design & Social Impact 5
  Exploratory Elective 4 3
  Choose Anyone of the following 3
SLSG 0302 Solving Complex Problems  
SLSG 0303 Technologies of the Future  
SLSG 0304 Future Casting  
SLSG 0305 Managing Relationships and Being Happy  
  Program Elective 3 3
SDLA 3005P Retail Design  
SDLA 3006P Experience Design  
  Total 22

 

  

SEMESTER VII

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
SDLA 4001 Business Tools for Designers 3
SDLA 4002 Speculative Design 2
SDPJ 4139 Project 5: Footwear and Soft Goods 5
SDPJ 4140 Project 6: Interior Space Accessories 5
  Exploratory Elective 5 3
  Choose Anyone of the following 3
SLSG 0401 India and Its Place in the Contemporary World  
SLSG 0402 Theory of Everything  
SLSG 0403 Digital Transformation  
SLSG 0404 Finding your Purpose in Life  
  Program Elective 4 3
SDLA 4003P Branding and Communication  
SDLA 4004P Digital Maketing & Photography  
  Total 24

 

  

SEMESTER VIII

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
SDPJ 4141 Graduation Project 15
     
  Total 15

 

 

 

DETAILS

Career Prospects
  • Interior Designer
  • Product Designer
  • Architectural Designer
  • Design Architect
  • Jewellery Designer
Entrance Test

Examination Pathway:

UPES Design Aptitude Test (UPES-DAT) followed by a personal interview and a presentation on the work portfolio.

 

Name of Program

Name of Test

Mode of Test

Test Dates

Duration

Last Date to Apply

B.Des

UPES-DAT

Online

3 - 5 July, 2022

1 Hour

30 June, 2022

Non-Examination Pathway:

On the basis of valid Board Merit, NIFT, NID and UCEED ranking, candidates will directly go for the personal interview and presentation on the work portfolio.

The date of the interview and portfolio presentation will be announced the post-UPES-DAT result.

Eligibility

Eligibility Criteria:

Minimum 50% marks at Higher and Senior Secondary Level (X and XII any Stream)

Curriculum

SEMESTER I

 

Subject Code Subject   Credits
SDCS 1014 Sketching Drawing 1   5
SDCS 1026 Elements of Design   3
SDCS 1027 Colour   4
SDCS 1028 Geometry   5
SDCS 1018 SLA   2
SDCS 1006 Material exploration I   2
SLLS0101 Living Conversations School of Life 2
SLLS0102 Learning how to learn School of Life 2
  Total   25

 

 

SEMESTER II

 

Subject Code Subject   Credits
SDCS 1019 Sketching Drawing 2   5
SDCS 1020 Principles of Design   5
SDCS 1021 Design Process   6
SDCS 1023 Computer Applications   2
SDCS 1010 Material exploration II   2
SLLS 0103 Leadership and Teamwork School of Life 2
SLSG 0101 Critical Thinking and Writing School of Life 3
       
  Total   25

 

  

SEMESTER III

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
SDTD 2028 Materials & Processes 3
SDLA 2001 Technical Studies 3
SDLA 2002 Rendering and Representation Techniques 3
SDPJ 2142 Project 1 : Advanced Visual Studies 5
SLLS 0201 Design Thinking 2
SLSG 0201 Ethical Leadership in the 21st Century (Human Values and Ethics) 3
  Exploratory Elective 1 3
     
     
     
     
  Total 22

 

  

SEMESTER IV

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
SDLA 2003 History & Philosophy of Design 3
SDLA 2004 Trends and Influences 3
SDLA 2005 Human factors and Ergonomics in Design 3
SDPJ 2143 Project 2 : Design Thinking 5
SLLS 0202 Working with Data 2
SLSG 0202 Environment and Sustainability - Himalaya Fellowship 3
  Exploratory Elective 2 3
  Program Elective 1 3
SDLA 2006P Working with Bamboo  
SDLA 2007P Working with Glass  
SDLA 2008P Working with Ceramics  
  Total 25

 

  

SEMESTER V

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
SDID 3028 Design Research Methodology 3
SDLA 3001 Cultural Studies 3
SDLA 3002 Color; Material and Finish 3
SDPJ 3146 Project 3: Precious Metal Accessories 5
SLLS 0301 Persuasive Presence 2
SLSG 0301 Start Your Start-up 3
  Exploratory Elective 3 3
  Program Elective 2 3
SDLA 3003P Mix Material  
SDID 3027P BioMimicry  
     
     
     
  Total 25

 

  

SEMESTER VI

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
SDLA 3004 Mass Customization 3
SDID 3017 Packaging Design 3
SIIB 3101 Summer Internship 2
SDPJ 3147 Project 4: Craft, Design & Social Impact 5
  Exploratory Elective 4 3
  Choose Anyone of the following 3
SLSG 0302 Solving Complex Problems  
SLSG 0303 Technologies of the Future  
SLSG 0304 Future Casting  
SLSG 0305 Managing Relationships and Being Happy  
  Program Elective 3 3
SDLA 3005P Retail Design  
SDLA 3006P Experience Design  
  Total 22

 

  

SEMESTER VII

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
SDLA 4001 Business Tools for Designers 3
SDLA 4002 Speculative Design 2
SDPJ 4139 Project 5: Footwear and Soft Goods 5
SDPJ 4140 Project 6: Interior Space Accessories 5
  Exploratory Elective 5 3
  Choose Anyone of the following 3
SLSG 0401 India and Its Place in the Contemporary World  
SLSG 0402 Theory of Everything  
SLSG 0403 Digital Transformation  
SLSG 0404 Finding your Purpose in Life  
  Program Elective 4 3
SDLA 4003P Branding and Communication  
SDLA 4004P Digital Maketing & Photography  
  Total 24

 

  

SEMESTER VIII

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
SDPJ 4141 Graduation Project 15
     
  Total 15

 

 

 

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