Master of Design

Master of Design in User Experience Design

  1. Candidates must have passed a 4-year Degree Programme with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in Fine Arts, Applied Arts or any other relevant stream and should have studied English as a mandatory course.
  2. Candidates must have secured a rank in CEED conducted by IDC of IIT- Bombay or should have a valid score in JET EXAM conducted by JAIN (Deemed-to-be University).

Selection Procedure :

The applicant has to appear and clear the JET Exam, which includes

  1. Portfolio Review
  2. Personal Interview

Note: Candidates have to secure valid ranks in CEED (for the M. Des programme), and can directly attend the Portfolio review and Personal interview conducted by The School of Design, Media and Creative Arts. If not, they must undertake the JET Exam conducted by The School of Design, Media and Creative Arts followed by a Portfolio review and Personal interview to qualify for the Design programme.


The JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) Kochi’s Master of Design User Experience Design spans two years and four semesters, providing a practical exploration of foundational concepts, creativity, and visualisation. Practical projects emphasise understanding user requirements and the design process, progressing into research-driven design focusing on user preferences and trends. 

The third semester at the best college in Kochi, challenges students with prototype design creation, encouraging iterative improvements. In the final semester, the focus is on enhancing prototypes through user-centric design and visual appeal, surpassing expectations. The capstone project applies theory to real-world scenarios, confirming proficiency in communication design. Electives allow specialisation in interactive media, branding, or user experience design. Instructors bring industry expertise, and mentoring programmes offer real-world perspectives. State-of-the-art amenities, including digital design laboratories, support creativity. Global perspectives enrich the curriculum, preparing students for the worldwide design scene. This practical educational path develops critical thinking, innovation, and contribution abilities in communication design, shaping the future of visual language.


2 years Degree Programme


Master of Design

No. of Credits

120 minimum and as specified


As per University norms

Course Commencement : August 2024

Study Campus

JAIN (Deemed-to-be University), Kochi
Knowledge Park, Nirmal Infopark
Kakkanad, Kochi - 682 042
Telephone : 0484 435 5555
Email : [email protected]

Curriculum Structure
  • Unveiling Creativity
  • Visual Alchemy
  • Innovate to Elevate 
  • Designing Success 
  • Information in Focus
  • Cognitive Harmony
  • Research Revolution
  • Digital Atmospheres
  • Decoding Data
  • From Vision to Reality
  • Tech Fusion
  • Insight Unleashed
  • Crafting Impressions
  • Beyond Boundaries
  • Professional Perspectives
  • Designing Tomorrow
Course Highlights

Career Pathway:
Armed with an M.Des in User Experience Design, graduates who complete the course from the top university in Kochi, embark on a dynamic career path at the intersection of creativity and innovation. Equipped with the ability to conceptualise and craft compelling prototypes, they find roles as :

  • User Experience (UX) Designers
  • User Interface (UI) Designers
  • Interaction Designers
  • Service Designer
  • Information Architect
  • Content Strategist

Strategists with a deep understanding of user needs, and research-driven insights, they contribute to the visual identity of brands, shaping digital experiences, and influencing consumer perceptions. Many alumni also venture into entrepreneurial pursuits, establishing design studios or consultancy firms. The global perspective gained during the programme propels them to navigate diverse markets, ensuring a versatile and impactful career trajectory.