M.Des. (Interaction Design)

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UPES School of Design’s Postgraduate Programme, M Design (M.Des.) in User Experience (UX) and Interaction Design trains students to research, analyze, prototype, and design concepts in business, social, and cultural contexts within existing and emerging technologies. Students will gain proficiency in creating engaging user interfaces, ranging from 2D screen (UI for web and mobile) to 3D (AR/VR and will be able to conceptualize user experiences around new and emerging technology, and design to make interfaces more usable, useful and pleasant.

Duration of Program

2 Years (4 Semesters)

Seats

50*

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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
  • Information Architect (IA)

  • Interaction Designer (IxD)

  • User Experience (UX) Designer

  • User Interface (UI) Designer

  • Creative Director

  • Lead Designer

  • Design Strategist

  • Content Strategist

  1. Minimum 50% marks at Higher and Senior Secondary Level (X & XII).
  2. Minimum 50% marks in Bachelor’s Degree in Design/Engineering/Architecture/ Interior Design: 10+2+4 years (minimum four-year bachelor’s course)
    OR
    2 years M.Sc./MTech in Computer Science and Engineering. IT Subjects / Domains (Only for Interaction Design) or equivalent.
  1. Minimum 50% marks at Higher and Senior Secondary Level (X & XII).
  2. Minimum 50% marks in Bachelor’s Degree in Design/Engineering/Architecture/ Interior Design: 10+2+4 years (minimum four-year bachelor’s course)
    OR
    2 years M.Sc./MTech in Computer Science and Engineering. IT Subjects / Domains (Only for Interaction Design) or equivalent.

DETAILS

Career Prospects
  • Information Architect (IA)

  • Interaction Designer (IxD)

  • User Experience (UX) Designer

  • User Interface (UI) Designer

  • Creative Director

  • Lead Designer

  • Design Strategist

  • Content Strategist

Eligibility
  1. Minimum 50% marks at Higher and Senior Secondary Level (X & XII).
  2. Minimum 50% marks in Bachelor’s Degree in Design/Engineering/Architecture/ Interior Design: 10+2+4 years (minimum four-year bachelor’s course)
    OR
    2 years M.Sc./MTech in Computer Science and Engineering. IT Subjects / Domains (Only for Interaction Design) or equivalent.
Eligibility Criteria
  1. Minimum 50% marks at Higher and Senior Secondary Level (X & XII).
  2. Minimum 50% marks in Bachelor’s Degree in Design/Engineering/Architecture/ Interior Design: 10+2+4 years (minimum four-year bachelor’s course)
    OR
    2 years M.Sc./MTech in Computer Science and Engineering. IT Subjects / Domains (Only for Interaction Design) or equivalent.

Entrance Test

Examination Pathway:

UPES Engineering Aptitude Test (UPES-DAT)

Name of Test

UPES-DAT

Mode of Test

Online

Last Date to Apply

31 July, 2022

Date of Test

2-4 August, 2022

Duration

1 Hour

Non - Examination Pathway:

Candidates having valid CEED-2022 scores will be exempted from UPES – DAT Online/Offline Test

Valid & Qualified CEED Score followed by Portfolio Presentation & Interview

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

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

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