Master of Design In User Experience Design (MDES-UX)

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Duration:  2 years, 4 semesters. (Admissions open for the batch 2019-20)

Eligibility:  Any Bachelor of degree with minimum 50 % marks or Personal Interview.

ABOUT M.DES-UX :

The MASTER OF DESIGN IN USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN (MDES-UX) is teaches how to design digital products that provide relevant user experiences. It is about understanding the needs of the users, creating a product roadmap based on these needs and then implementing the principles of UX design so that you get easy to use, simple product.

The day-to-day business operations of companies’ across the globe have changed with advancement of technology and rapid digitalization. ‘Design’ of digital product influences business decisions and that’s the primary reason of need of ‘UX Designers’ in industry. Our programs in User Experience Design have been devised and designed by UX Industry professionals considering the needs of the job market.

The program includes valuable industry experience through projects, assignments and industry internships. It’s taught by the best in-house faculty, accompanied with guest faculty from industry with expertise in UX. The program offers 100% placement assistance; therefore, students looking for well-paying jobs in numerous fields can opt for these programs.

ImaginXP is India’s leading UX design and design thinking organisation that has trained and certified 15000+ professionals in this field. With 11+ industry partnered centres across the country, ImaginXP trains leading corporates like nVidia, ITC, KPIT, Toshiba Mitsubishi and more. The courses that run at ImaginXP are approved by leading state governments and the organisation is also the knowledge partner with NASSCOM and Facebook in its initiative of Design4India. With a total of 95+ faculty and collaboration for faculty exchange from leading universities in UX design like CIID – Copenhagen, ImaginXP is bringing quality design thinking and UX design education to India.

SPECIAL FEATURES OF THE PROGRAM:

The Master of Design in User Experience Program immerses you in a research-based approach to design within the context of services and social innovation. Our University program framework acknowledges the social and natural worlds as the greater context for all design problems. Through coursework and research, our graduate students learn a rigorous process for documenting, analyzing, and understanding the past and present—in order to propose more desirable systems and interactions for the future. We encourage students to take a broad view of design and engage in radical invention as they become active creators of a better future.

 

A unique feature of the M.Des-UX program is that it has been curated in collaboration with industry experts, catering to the prevalent need in the industry.

  • It covers the core fundamentals of UX design and design thinking.
  • Classes will be conducted by Our University’s learned faculty along with renowned ImaginXP trainers.
  • Quizzes, classroom assignments, field work etc. will all have real problems that companies face, and the focus will be on students coming up with efficient solutions.
  • Mix of classroom assignment, projects, field work, industry projects, internships and shadow learning.
  • Students will learn the requisite skillset required in real-life design problems through visual design tools and introduction to 6D.
  • Due to the focus on practical training the program will have industry experts come in as guest lecturers to impart relevant industry knowledge.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

Master of Design in User Experience program includes valuable industry experience through projects, assignments and industry internships. It’s taught by the best in-house faculty, accompanied with guest faculty from industry with expertise in UX. The program offers 100% placement assistance; therefore, students looking for well-paying jobs in numerous fields can opt for this program 

Due to the growing digitalization of products and services, companies in a large number of industry segments are striving to improve the customer experience. As a result, there is wide plethora of jobs available for UX designers in industry segments like financial services, banking, insurance, media, education, hospitality etc. Further, the lack of credible UX courses has ensured that there aren’t enough UX designers. This disparity is an advantage to students learning UX design and design thinking. Given the practical nature of the program, the students will be ready to solve real-life problems and will be valuable assets to the industry segment they choose. Our University graduates are offered 100% placement assistance, with this program, and can explore various career paths including:

 

User Researcher

Information Architect

Wireframe Expert

Interaction Designer

Information Visualization

Visual Designer

Design Manager

Usability Analyst

Automotive UX Designer

Chat UI Designer

Voice UI Designer

Haptic UI Designer

 

SOME OF THE COMPANIES THAT HIRE UX DESIGNERS

 

Amazon

Netflix

Deloitte

HP

Intel

Flipkart

Virtusa

Cognizant

Make My Trip

KPMG

Infosys

Google

HCL

Tech Mahindra

Wipro

Programme Structure:

SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2
S. No. Subjects Credits S. No. Subjects Credits
1. Fundamentals of Design 3 1. Omnipresence Design 3
2. CI and User Experience 5 2. Digital Experience Strategy 3
3. Cognitive Design and Ethnography 3 3. Service Design and Enterprise UX 5
4. UX Design 5 4. Customer Experience in Fintech 3
5. User Interface Design 3 5. Human Factors in Healthcare 5
6. Design Thinking and Innovation 3 6. UX Design for Emerging technology 5
7. Introduction to Design Research 3 7. Seminar 1 (Problem definition, need identification and literature survey for thesis ) 3
8. Presentation and Communication Skills 3      
  Total Credits 28   Total Credits 27
SEMESTER 3 SEMESTER 4
1. Design Project – 1 (Complex problem) 18 1. Seminar 2 2
2. Summer Internship 2 2. M.Des. Thesis 21
3. M.Des. Thesis 4 3.    
4. UX for New Technologies – Select one out of the followings: –

1.       UX for IOT

2.        UX for AR

3.       UX for wearable

4.       UX for logistics

 

3      
5. G2C (Government to Citizen) User Experience – Select one out of the followings: –

1.       G2C in Healthcare

2.       G2C in Banking

3.       G2C in Citizen Services

4.       G2C in Digital Agriculture

 
 
 
3  
  Total Credits 30   Total Credits 23