Bachelor of Design (B.Des)
Program Overview

The B.Des program at D Y Patil University emphasizes design thinking, innovation, and creativity. It prepares students to tackle real-world challenges by fostering skills in visual design, product design, interior design, and social media design. The curriculum is designed with input from both academia and industry, ensuring students are ready for diverse sectors.

  • Duration: 4 years
  • Intake: 60
Product Design

Blend creativity and practicality in crafting functional, appealing products from concept to market, focusing on user needs and trends.

Interior Space and Furniture Design

Create captivating, functional interior spaces by mastering layouts, furniture selection, ergonomics, and ambiance enhancement.

Communication and Media Design

Master visual storytelling, graphic design, and branding to engage audiences and convey ideas effectively across diverse mediums.

Fee Structure

Annual Fee: ₹2,00,000

Eligibility Criteria
  • Nationality:

    Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply.

  • Academic Requirements:

    Candidates must have passed the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examination or its equivalent with English as a compulsory subject, securing a minimum of 45% marks (40% for backward class categories and persons with disabilities from Maharashtra State).
    Candidates with a Diploma in Engineering and Technology must have secured a minimum of 45% marks (40% for backward class categories and persons with disabilities from Maharashtra State).

  • Additional Qualifications:

    Significant achievements in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities are highly valued, with additional consideration given to those who perform well in the D.Y. Patil University-conducted written test.

  • Entrance Exam:

    Qualification in UCEED/NID or an equivalent examination is required.

Program Highlights
Career Prospects:

Graduates are well-prepared for careers in graphic design, industrial design, fashion design, interior design, and visual communication, equipped with the skills needed for lifelong learning and professional growth.

Career Path:

The program encourages students to develop unique career paths in the dynamic design industry, leveraging our comprehensive curriculum and industry connections.

  • Creative Thinking Process and Methods
  • Design Studio – Problem Identification and Solving Skills
  • User-Centered Design
  • Design Representation Skills
  • Design Sketching and Renderings
  • Drawing Tools, Lines, and Forms
  • Typography Fundamentals and Exploratory Printing
  • Communication Theories, Visual Perception, and Semiotics
  • Design Research and Methodology
  • Interaction Design Process and Methods
  • Design Studio Skills
  • Basic Materials and Methods
  • Reproduction and Methodology
  • Art and Design Fundamentals
  • Typography Fundamentals and Exploratory Printing
  • Image Representation and Transformations
  • World of Images and Objects
  • Human Anatomy
  • 3D Form Studies
  • Design Art and Aesthetics
  • Product Analysis and Function Design
  • Brand Identity
  • Emotions Intelligence
  • Patent Filing and Copyrights
  • Applied Ergonomics
  • System Design
  • 3D Printing and Laser Cutting
  • Clay and Ceramic Design
  • Art, Design, and Technology History
  • Design, Society, Culture, and Environment
  • Design and Human Evolution
    • Product Photography
    • App Design
    • Interactive Media
    • New Media Design
    • UI-UX Design
    • Typography
    • Photography
    • Illustration
    • Information Graphics Design
    • Publication Design
    • Packaging Design
    • Brand Identity
    • Motion Graphics
    • Animation and VFX
    • Web Design
    • App Design
    • Interactive Media
    • New Media Design
    • UI-UX Design
    • Device Interface
    • Game Design
    • Brand Communications
    • Copywriting
    • Advertising
  • Color Theory
  • Semiotics
  • Contemporary Design Issues
  • Research and Theory
    • Human Factors
    • Design Ethnography
    • Behavioral Design
    • Cognitive Design
    • Way Findings and Signage Design
    • Transportation Graphics
    • Rural Exposure
    • Service Design
    • Design Management
    • Design for Social Cause
    • Portfolio Design and Development
    • National Study Tour
    • Space Planning and Design
    • Art and Design Fundamentals
    • Elements of Interior Design
    • Color and Texture
    • Interior Decoration
    • Design Management
    • Advanced Theory of Design
    • History of Interiors
    • System Design
    • Advanced Furniture Design
    • Environmental Science
    • Design Art and Aesthetics
    • Anthropometrics & Ergonomics
    • Retail Design
    • Interior Services
    • Interior Landscape
    • Lighting Approach
  • Design Representation Skills
  • Sketching and Drawing
  • Perspective Views
  • 3D Modeling and Rendering
  • Photography
  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • Advanced Visualization and Representation
  • Advanced Computer Design and Digital Fabrication
    • Material and Workshop
    • Geometric Construction
    • Aerospace Materials
    • Lighting and Acoustics in Interiors
    • Advanced Construction Techniques and Representation
    • Structural Design
    • Materials and Methods of Construction
    • Clay and Ceramic Design
    • Site Visit and Market Study
    • Vendor Management
    • Portfolio Design and Development
    • National Study Tour