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328 Design Colleges in 6 Countries Offering 2230 Courses

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dublin, Ireland
Rank : #1
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1 years
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19940
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Band 6.5
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Sep, Jul, Nov
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parkville, Australia
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1.5 years
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32384
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Band 6.5
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Feb, Jul
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2 years
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32384
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32784
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32784
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32784
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32784
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32784
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32784
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32784
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32784
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32784
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32784
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32784
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32784
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Duration -  
2 years
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41120
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Band 6.5
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Feb
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cambridge, United States
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2 years
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Band 7
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singapore, Singapore
Rank : #1
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
16700
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
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Aug, Jan
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
17100
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Band 6
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Aug
Duration -  
1 years
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29400
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1 years
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36200
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Aug
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1 years
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38450
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1 years
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38450
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auckland, New Zealand
Rank : #1
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1 years
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38062
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Band 6.5
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Mar
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2.5 years
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38062
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38062
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Duration -  
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39584
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2.5 years
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39584
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Band 6.5
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Mar
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
39584
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Band 6.5
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Mar
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1 years
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39584
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Mar
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st-lucia, Australia
Rank : #2
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
42768
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
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Feb
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wellington, New Zealand
Rank : #2
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
29890
IELTS -  
Band 5.5
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Feb
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
32700
IELTS -  
Band 5.5
Intake -  
Feb
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stanford, United States
Rank : #2
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
16901
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
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Sep
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
16901
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Band 6.5
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Sep
Duration -  
1.5 years
1 year Fee -  
80781
IELTS -  
Band 7
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Jan
Duration -  
1.5 years
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80781
IELTS -  
Band 7
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Dec
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palmerston-north, New Zealand
Rank : #2
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
29890
IELTS -  
Band 5.5
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Feb
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
32700
IELTS -  
Band 5.5
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Feb
Duration -  
1.5 years
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32700
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Band 6
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Feb, Jul
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auckland, New Zealand
Rank : #2
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
31120
IELTS -  
Band 5.5
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Feb
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
31700
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Band 6
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Feb, Jul
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
31700
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3 years
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31700
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31700
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3 years
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31700
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Band 6
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Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
31700
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Band 6
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Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
31700
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
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Feb
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
34690
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
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Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
34690
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Band 6.5
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Feb
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singapore, Singapore
Rank : #2
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
17450
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Aug
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
17450
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Aug, Jul
Duration -  
1.5 years
1 year Fee -  
34240
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Aug
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cambridge, United Kingdom
Rank : #2
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
26463
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Oct
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canberra, Australia
Rank : #3
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
23376
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
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Feb, Jul
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
23376
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Band 6.5
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Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
35904
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Feb, Jul
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
35904
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Band 6.5
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Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
37920
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
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Feb, Jul
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london, United Kingdom
Rank : #3
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
17190
IELTS -  
Band 7
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Sep
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
19010
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
20540
IELTS -  
Band 7.5
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
21960
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
21960
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
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Sep
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
21960
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Band 6.5
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Sep
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
22850
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
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Sep
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
23050
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Band 6.5
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Sep
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
23710
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
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Sep
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
23710
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Band 6.5
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Sep
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
24140
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
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Sep
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
24610
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
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Sep
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
24610
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
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Sep
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
26780
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
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Sep
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
26780
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
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quebec, Canada
Rank : #3
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
19500
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Oct, Jan
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
19500
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Oct, Jan
Updated on - May 28th 2020 by Rachit Agrawal

Overview

This field of study is one of the most popular streams to shine for the students who have keen interest in designing, product development and lot more. The most common career of design is fashion designing and many students are attracted towards it for the same. Design is closely related to shape the past, present and the future along with how the culture and society works in all these three timeframes. The subjects of design revolve around ethics, environment sustainment, and social sustainability. Susan Yelavich who is a famous American author and editor says about design as a field of study, “two broad perspectives—one that focuses inward on the nature of design and one that looks outward to the circumstances that shape it, and conversely, the circumstances design changes, intentionally or not."

Some of the common subjects of design are

  • Product design
  • Fashion design
  • Graphic design
  • Applied arts
  • Communication design
  • Interior design
  • Design management

Over the 3 years of the course, the students understand that design is not just about clothes but many other things, right from designing a house to creating a product for advertisement. Through various practical assignments they get a wholesome experience for the same.

Courses in Design

The degrees for design are specific like interior design, fashion design and it usually ranges from 3 – 4 years.

Students can also take this course as a part time subject through various diploma courses which ranges from 1 – 2 years.

Top Universities for Design

Here are the top 10 universities for Design, it is based on the QS World Ranking 2019–

  • Royal College of Art
  • University of Arts London
  • Parsons School of Design (The New School)
  • Rhode Island School of Design
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Politecnico de Milano
  • Aalto University
  • Glasgow School of Arts
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • Pratt Institute

Scholarships for Design

Different countries offer different scholarships for the students to reduce their accommodation and other costs. Some of the scholarships country-wise are –

Australia

  • Art and Design Scholarships by UNSW (for international students)
  • Art, fashion and textiles scholarships by RMIT university (for international students)

Europe

  • DAAD Fine Art, Design/ Visual Communication and Film Scholarships(for international students)
  • University of Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design Scholarship for master’s degree.

Course Details Level Wise

Level

Graduation , Post Graduation

Duration

Graduation – 3 – 4 Years, Post Graduation – 2 Years

Type

Bachelor of Design (B.Des),  Master of Design (M.Des)

Eligibility

Bachelor of Design

  • 10+2 education completed in any field from a recognized school or college.
  • A creative portfolio showing your various design skills
  • A minimum total score of 50% at the 10+2 level.
  • Basic design skills
  • IELTS or TOEFL scores ranging from 6.5 -7.0 and 79-90 respectively

Master of Design

  • A graduation degree in Design
  • Many institutes also prefer candidates with a graduation with courses in Design with a minimum score between 60-80
  • IELTS or TOEFL scores ranging from 6.5 -7.0 and 79-90 respectively

Admission Process

Most institutes offering the course admit students based on performance in a college entrance test and personal interview. Admission process generally varies across colleges.

Average Salary

The average salary starts from $40,000 to $60,000 and vary as per position

Top Recruiters

art studios, advertising companies, design studios, film and tv industry,

Position Offered

Fashion Designer, Product Designer, Interior Designer

 

Top Universities Level Wise

Sr No.

University Name

Location

1.

Royal College Of Art

UK

2.

University of Arts London

UK

3.

Parsons School of Design (The New School)

United States

4.

Rhode Island School of Design

United States

5.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States

6.

Politecnico de Milano

Italy

7.

Aalto University

Finland

8.

Glasgow School of Arts

UK

9.

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

United States

10.

Pratt Institute

United States

 

Requirements and Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor of Design

  • 10+2 education completed in any field from a recognized school or college.
  • A creative portfolio showing your various design skills
  • A minimum total score of 50% at the 10+2 level.
  • Basic design skills
  • IELTS or TOEFL scores ranging from 6.5 -7.0 and 79-90 respectively

Master of Design

  • A graduation degree in Design
  • Many institutes also prefer candidates with a graduation with courses in Design with a minimum score between 60-80
  • IELTS or TOEFL scores ranging from 6.5 -7.0 and 79-90 respectively

Some of the abroad universities also give preferences to work experience and skills, hence a good portfolio with work experience is preferred.

Course and Syllabus in Design

Syllabus for Fashion designing course is given below

SEMESTER I

SEMESTER II

Introduction to Pattern Making and Draping

Introduction to Fashion Sketching and Illustration

Introduction to Textiles I

History of Fashion

Introduction to Fashion design and Fashion Technology

Apparel Development I

Fashion Theory

Current Trends & Forecasting

Social science –I

Social Science -II

Management- I

Computer Aided Design -I

SEMESTER III

SEMESTER IV

Apparel Development II

Knitwear design For Fashion

Fashion Illustration

Men's wear Design

Children wear Design

Advanced Draping

Introduction to Textiles II

Model and Prototype Development

Design Process –I

Computer aided Design II

Internship- I

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SEMESTER V

SEMESTER VI

Advanced Draping II

Design Minor Studio

Design II

Design Minor Seminar

Management II

Research and Communication

Internship-II

History of Art

SEMESTER VII

SEMESTER VIII

Element of Colour and Design

Fashion Design Thesis Studio

Fashion Model Drawing

-

Fashion Accessory

-

Art Appreciation

-

Some of the sub-fields of design are given below

COURSE

Bachelor Of Design: Interior Design

Bachelor of Design: Fashion Design

Bachelor of Design: Product Design

Bachelor of Design: Jewelry Design

Bachelor of Design: Graphic Design

Bachelor of Design: Industrial Design

 

Career and Scope

Fashion designers and other product designers have an emerging career in the 21st century. Nowadays designing is an integral part of the society and in many industries it has become an important element. Some of the job profiles in various sector are

  • Fashion Designer
  • Product Designer
  • Designer Manager
  • Interior Designer
  • Jewellery Designer
  • Graphic Designer

Many designers after their bachelor’s and master’s have opened up their own start-ups and businesses. On a starting level of their career they also work with reputed designers which give them a chance to learn better and bigger.

Jobs and Salary Scope

The job of fashion designers is volatile and as they become famous through the art of design, they see a salary hike.

Job Position

 

Average Salary/Yearly

Costume Designer

 

5 lacs

Fashion Assistant

 

4 lacs

Fashion Show Organiser

 

7 lacs

Personal Stylist

 

3 lacs

 

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Rachit believes in the power of education and has studied from the top institutes of IIIT Allahabad, IIM Calcutta, and Francois Rabelias in France. He has worked as Software Developer with Microsoft and Adobe. Post his MBA, he worked with the world's # 1 consulting firm, The Boston Consulting Group across multiple geographies US, South-East Asia and Europe.
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