The Design Portfolio Program
Creative career accelerator for innovators :
2 Years PG Diploma Program in Digital Design & Visual Communication
15 Months PG Diploma Program in Digital Design & Visual Communication
A mix of craft, science, design, storytelling, propaganda and philosophy.
Everything you touch, read or experience has been designed by someone. Branding Publication, packaging, products – restroom signs to currency design. Graphic
Designers are determined that all those things be well designed. Purpose, vision and strategy; Form and function. Graphic Designers seek a more beautiful, more usable, more thoughtful world.
In the first year they teach you the skills they use every day at the agencies where they work. Class projects are realistic. You may even work on a live project for a brand and present your ideas to the client.
For the second year of the 2 Years PG Diploma Program, we offer NoM.AD Experience (4 quarters) along with courses to specialize in. You can specialize in subjects like Social Impact, Gaming Ideas, Branded Entertainment, Creative Digital Marketing etc.
Similarly for the second year of the 15 Months PG Diploma Program, we offer internship (1 quarter) with the top-notch creative agencies in India. National internships will be offered only by Mumbai and Bangalore Campus.
The Design Curriculum at M.AD
Digital Design & Visual Communication is a highly skilled, highly demanding profession. That’s why our portfolio program is built specifically to help you develop the tools required to excel in that high-stakes world. It’s all about learning through experience. Our curriculum prepares you to work as a designer in agencies, publications, start-ups, and the creative departments of the world’s top brands —all through a carefully built program of mentorship and deliberate practice. You’ll build a personal network to rival the most connected professional, and at the end of it all, you’ll get the same job placement assistance we’ve offered to our graduates for the past 20 years. It’s no wonder our graduates find work at world-leading companies of all kinds.
Here are just a few of the courses you’ll take:
- Strategic Innovation and Product Design
- Design History, Modernism, Criticism & Theory
- Information Design & Data Visualization
- Symbol, Metaphors & Logos
- Experiential Design
- Network Marketing, Identity and Branding
- Mobile Design & Systems
- Message & Content
- Experiments in Digital Photography
- Introduction to Craft
- Publication & Editorial Design
Hands On Experience Around The World
Under our 2 years PG Diploma program you are eligible for a NoM.AD Experience. Through our NoM.AD Experience in the second year, students get an opportunity to intern at different creative agencies across the world for 4 quarters. This program gives students the opportunity to work and learn in 4 different cities around the world.
Each quarter, we send students a massive list of active opportunities. It’s like a backdoor into the industry. We have partners in cities like:-
Teachers Who Really Know What They’re Doing
Belen MarquezGlobal ACD/AD, FaceBook / WhatsApp
Elizabeth KelleyDesign Director, Principle
Katie WallCreative Agency Partner, Facebook
David TannFounder and Creative Director, Tantrum Agency
Justin Monroe Kwame Adu
Global Social Media Marketing & Community Management, THX Ltd
Carter TindallDesigner, Compass
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Experience the School of Ideas for yourself.
Check out our locations in India: Mumbai and Bangalore
How To Apply
The application is as creative as the career.
Follow the process laid out in the application portal
Review and Submit
Our Next Cohort is Starting Soon
Program Starts: October 9 | Application Deadline: October 5
Important Program Information
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