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Bachelor of Design

Bachelor of Design  at Anant National University is a 4-year, full-time programme with specialisations in Product Design, Space Design, Interaction Design, and Transdisciplinary Design.  In addition to core and specialisation courses, students will get to choose from a variety of electives.

Fees: Rs. 1,25,000/- per annum

Admission Process

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Specialisations:

Bachelor of Design courses, Anant National University

All students, regardless of specialisation,  take a robust set of foundation courses in the first year and advanced core courses in the later years, such as the following:

  • Unlearning and Orientation
  • Introduction to Design Process Workshop
  • Settlement documentation
  • Elements of Design
  • Design Theory and Methods
  • Exploring Design Disciplines
  • Visualisation & Representation
  • Written & Verbal Communication
  • Framing a Design Problem Studio
  • Ethnography
  • World and Design
  • World and India
  • Conflicting concerns
  • Context mapping
  • Human-centric design
  • Inspirations
  • Giving back
  • Group travel and solo explorations
  • Conceptualising/Developing Solutions Studio
  • Complex Design Problems Studio
  • Design Detail & Execution Studio
  • Internship
  • Research Thesis Course

 

Bachelor of Design –Interaction design

Interaction design focuses on understanding the users, their interaction with products and how this experience  can be enhanced.  The Bachelor of Design – Interaction design programme at AnantU exposes and trains students to design and develop interactive digital products, environments, systems and services required to solve contemporary challenges. Students will be equipped with design and visualisation tools that will help them envision and detail their imagination. During their duration of study, students of BDes – Interaction Design will take core courses such as:

  • Material and Manufacturing
  • UX (Empathy Maps/Experience Maps)
  • Creative Coding (Open Frameworks/Processing)
  • Physical Computing (Arduino/IoT/Microcontrollers)
  • Experimental Animation
  • Game Design
  • Interface design and devices
  • Digital Fabrication
  • Basic Colour Theory
  • Interaction Capstone Course, Submission and Thesis

 

Bachelor of Design – Product design

The Bachelor of Design – Product design programme at AnantU trains students to design products that meet the real time needs of people. It emphasises on aesthetic appeal along with technical functionality to enable students to create products that sell well and also satisfy industry needs. The coursework of Product design thus focuses on developing commercial awareness, ability to innovate, understanding consumer behaviour and studying technological trends,  by exposing students to a range of technologies including computer-aided design, 3-D printing, and electronics at our studios and workshops. During their duration of study, students of BDes – Product Design will take core courses such as:

  • Material Study
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Form Studies
  • User experience design
  • Product Ergonomics
  • Mock-up Studies (prototyping)
  • Digital Fabrication
  • Basic colour theory
  • Product Capstone Course, Submission and Thesis

 

Bachelor of Design – Space design

Anant National University offers Bachelor of Design – Space design  programme that combines design concepts with practical application to produce high calibre Interior designers. Students explore both traditional and international design approaches, and critically evaluate their applicability in the contemporary context. In the process, they gain an in-depth understanding of design analysis, space planning, aesthetics, new materials, and applications, required for designing state-of-the-art spaces that serve as an interface between the physical environment and its occupants. During their duration of study, students of BDes – Space Design will take core courses such as:

  • Visualising space
  • Construction Materials
  • Anthropometrics
  • Technical Representation Drawing
  • Introduction to Software
  • Furniture Design
  • Lighting Design
  • Environment Perceptions
  • Services
  • Basic colour theory

 

Bachelor of Design – Transdisciplinary design

Students may even opt for a transdisciplinary degree where they choose courses from across all the other specialisations.

 

Admissions 2018-19 Open Now

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