- Mode: Full time
- Duration: 2 Years
The 2 Years PG Programme in Product Design at Pearl Academy is structed to be an extension to a student’s undergraduate training - leveraging existing skills, layering it with product design and thinking skills to investigate and innovate from their unique perspective and experiences.
The course focuses on building distinctive, authentic and pragmatic design value for the new global economy. The impetus is to sharpen a student’s design intellect by developing in each student critical thinking and product making skills in order to prepare them for professional design practice.
Through the lens of product design, students will critically engage with complex issues like sustainability, system design, social responsibility, production economy and manufacturing, global and local design imperatives and technology.
Students will learn various paradigms of product design, skills and techniques such as human factors, materials & processes, quantitative & qualitative research, cognitive ergonomics, CAD-CAM inputs, design strategy and social sciences. Student will explore these themes from the edges of technology including digital fabrication, AI, VR, IoT and robotics. Students will investigate ways to integrate these considerations and improve industry, human life, and the planet.
The program brings in opportunities for students to work on multi-disciplinary projects with government organizations, social organisations, MNCs and MSMEs and large manufacturing houses
Uniqueness of Course
Wide array of Product Design possibilities for student to find their inclinations for e.g. furniture, lighting, consumer durables, kitchenware, electronics etc
Access to a well-equipped maker space for mechanical and digital fabrication
Exploration and training in a wide variety of materials
Leveraging a student’s existing skills and applying it to product design industry.
Industry Integrated projects
Career opportunities include
Industrial Design, Product Development, Manufacturing, Furniture Design, Humanitarian and Service Design, Lighting Design, Toy Design, Design Management, Strategic Think-Tanks, Robotics & AI, Interactive Product Design
This programme is not subjected to approval by any Government of India regulatory bodies like UGC, AICTE etc.
Graduate in any discipline can apply subject to entrance exams.