M.Des. UX-User Experience

Master OF DESIGN (M.DES –USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN)

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Master OF DESIGN (M.DES –USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN)

Duration : 2 years, 4 semesters. (Admissions open for the batch 2021-22)

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

ABOUT M.DES-UX:

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.

The MASTER OF DESIGN IN USER EXPERIENCE (M.DES-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.

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

Program Structure:

Year 1 Code Semester 1 Total no. of hours credit IE UE Total marks
Subject 1 19MDSFOD101 Fundamentals of Design 45 4 50 50 100
Subject 2 19MDSHCIX102 HCI & UX 45 4 50 50 100
Subject 3 19MDSUXD103 User Experience Design 45 4 50 50 100
Subject 4 19MDSCDE104 Cognitive Design and Ethnography 45 4 50 50 100
Subject 5 19MDSUID105 User Interface Design 45 4 50 50 100
Subject 6 19MDSDTI106 Design Thinking and Innovation 45 4 50 50 100
Subject 7 19MDSPCS107 Presentation and Communication Skills 20 2 50 50
Subject 8 19MDSIDR108 Introduction to Design Research 20 2 50 50
310 28 400 300 700

Year 1 Code Semester 2 Total no. of hours credit IE UE Total marks
Subject 1 19MDSOPD201 Omnipresence Design 45 4 50 50 100
Subject 2 19MDSDXS202 Digital Experience Strategy 45 4 50 50 100
Subject 3 19MDSSEUX203 Service Design & Enterprise UX 45 4 50 50 100
Subject 4 19MDSCEF204 Customer Experience in Fintech 45 4 50 50 100
Subject 5 19MDSHFH205 Human Factors in Healthcare 45 4 50 50 100
Subject 6 19MDSUXET206 UX for Emerging Technology 45 4 50 50 100
Subject 7 19MDSPFM207 Portfolio Management 20 2 50 50
Subject 8 19MDSSMR1208 Seminar 1 20 2 50 50
310 28 400 300 700

Year 2 Code Semester 3 Total no. of hours credit IE UE Total marks
Subject 1 19MDST1301 Thesis 1 (Emerging Technologies) Project Review and Jury 10 400 400 800
10 400 400 800

Year 2 Code Semester 3 Total no. of hours credit IE UE Total marks
Subject 1 19MDST1301 Thesis 1 (Emerging Technologies) Project Review and Jury 10 400 400 800
10 400 400 800

Year 2 Code Semester 4 Total no. of hours credit IE UE Total marks
Subject 1 19MDSSMR2401 Seminar 2 20 2 50 50
Subject 2 19MDSSMR2401 Thesis 2 (Government to Citizen UX) Project Review and Jury 10 375 375 750
20 12 425 375 800

Fee Structure

(For the Academic Year 2021-22)

S.No Courses Duration Annual Fee Structure
Non-Karnataka Karnataka
1 M.Des. UX-User Experience     
Eligibility : Pass in any Degree with minimum 50% marks (NRI : 25K extra in I year) (*Conditions apply)
2 Years (Four Semesters) Year I : Rs. 1,53,000
Year II : Rs. 1,30,500
Total :  Rs. 2,83,500
Rs. 1,35,000
Rs. 1,30,500
Rs. 2,65,500 

Note :
(1) University Registration Fee, Eligibility Fee for other State students, Examination Fee, Uniform Fee, Hostel Fee, Industry visit fee, Internship fee, Transportation fee, Sports & games fee, Extra-curricular activity fee, etc., are extra. The course fees mentioned for subsequent years may vary annually up to 6%.
(2) The University Marketing Team will help the admitted students to avail of Education Loans, Scholarships, etc.
(3) The University Placement & Training Team will assist the admitted students to get (a) Earn While Learn, (b) Industry Internship, and (c) Final Job Placement.