Course - Overview

This 2-Year PG Programme in Product Design at Pearl Academy is structured to be an extension of a student’s undergraduate training. It leverages existing skills and leverages it with product design and thinking skills to investigate & innovate, keeping in mind their unique perspective & experiences.

The course focuses on building distinctive, authentic, and pragmatic design values for a new global economy. The impetus is to sharpen a student’s design intellect by developing critical thinking and product making skills in each student, 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 & manufacturing, global & local design imperatives, and technology.

Students will learn the 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 functioning, human life, and the planet.

The program brings in opportunities for students to work on multi-disciplinary projects with government organisations, social organisations, MNCs and MSMEs, and large manufacturing houses.

Course Specialties

  • A wide array of product design possibilities for students to find their inclinations for furniture, lighting, consumer durables, kitchenware, electronics, among a host of such products
  • 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 the product design industry
  • Industry integrated projects

Career Path

Our 360° comprehensive learning-based model opens up multiple avenues and opportunities for students.

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  • Product Designer

  • Independent Design consultant

  • Academicians and design education

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Multi-Disciplinary Design Think-Tanks

  • Design Educator