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M.Des Product Design

Program Outline

MGMU Leonardo da Vinci Product Design Postgraduate (PG) program is designed to equip students with the skills, knowledge, and expertise necessary to thrive in the dynamic field of product design.


Passed minimum Three-year Duration Bachelor's Degree in any discipline awarded by any of the Universities recognised by University Grants Commission or Association of Indian Universities in any discipline with at least 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent (at least 45% in case of candidates of backward class categories, Economically Weaker Section and Persons with Disability belonging to Maharashtra State only) or its equivalent; Foreign students should have passed an equivalent exam and must have required proficiency in English Language.
Valid score in MGMU-CET


4 Semesters | 2 year

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Year-wise Program Structure of Postgraduate Program


Year 1

Professional Core(PC)

Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)

Indian Knowledge System (IKS)

Ability Enhancement Course (AEC)

Year 2

Professional Core


Professional Elective(PE)

Research Project (RP)

Graduation Project (GP) Design / Art Collection

Industry Internship (OJT)

SR.NO NAME Organization
1 Dr. Monika Aggarwal Chairperson, Dean Faculty of Design, MGM University, Chhatrapati Sambhaji Nagar, Email id: [email protected].
2 Shri Sunil Patil Professor, HOD Architecture department JNEC MGMU Chh. Sambhajinagar
3 Ms. Vijaylaxmi Sonkamble Associate Professor Dept. Mechnical Engineering JNEC MGMU Chh. Sambhajinagar
4 Mr. Atul Kunjar Assistant Professor, Department of Fine Arts MGM University, MGM University, Chhatrapati Sambhaji Nagar
5 Shri Ajay Dattatryarao Kulkarni Expert in Industry,Architect Designer Chh. Sambhajinagar
6 Mr. Niteen Kumar Sinha Designer, Creative Director & Admin head -FUME DESIGNS -Delhi
7 Ms. Anuja Dhulekar Expert in Academics, Educator/ industrial Designer MITWPU, PUNE
8 Niteen Anant Patil Design Faculty, Design Consultant And founder for ISTITUTO DE DISEGNO
9 Dr. Ganesh S. Jadhav Expert in Research organization, Assistant Professor School of Design MIT WPU PUNE

A Master's degree in Product Design equips you with advanced skills and knowledge in the field of product development and innovation. This degree can open up a wide range of career opportunities in various industries where design and creativity are essential. Here are some potential career paths you can consider after completing a Master's in Product Design:

Product Designer: This is the most direct career path, where you work as a product designer to create and develop consumer goods, industrial equipment, electronics, furniture, and other products. You'll collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure that products meet user needs and design specifications.

Industrial Designer: Industrial designers focus on creating products that are aesthetically pleasing, ergonomic, and functional. They often work for manufacturing companies to design products with mass production in mind.

User Experience (UX) Designer: UX designers specialize in creating user-friendly and intuitive digital products, such as websites and mobile apps. They focus on user research, usability testing, and interaction design.

User Interface (UI) Designer: UI designers work on the visual and interactive aspects of digital products. They design the layout, visual elements, and user interfaces to create visually appealing and user-friendly experiences.

Product Manager: Product managers are responsible for guiding the development of a product from concept to market launch. They work closely with design, engineering, marketing, and other teams to ensure that products meet business goals and customer needs.

Design Researcher: Design researchers conduct user research and gather insights to inform product design decisions. They often work with interdisciplinary teams to ensure that products are user-centered.

Innovation Manager: Innovation managers lead innovation initiatives within organizations. They identify opportunities for new products, services, or processes and guide teams in the development of innovative solutions.

Sustainable Design Specialist: Sustainable design specialists focus on designing products with environmentally friendly materials and processes. They aim to reduce the environmental impact of products throughout their lifecycle.

Design Strategist: Design strategists work at the intersection of design and business. They develop design strategies that align with the company's goals and market trends.

3D Modeler/Animator: 3D modelers and animators create digital representations of products and prototypes. They are often employed in industries like gaming, animation, and film.

Design Educator: With a Master's degree, you can become an instructor or professor in product design or related fields at colleges, universities, or design schools.

Design Consultant: Design consultants offer their expertise to companies or organizations looking for design solutions. They may work on various projects, providing innovative design concepts and strategies.

Entrepreneur: If you have a unique product idea, you can start your own design studio or company to develop and bring your designs to market.

CAD (Computer-Aided Design) Specialist: CAD specialists create and manipulate digital design files using software tools. They are often employed in industries that rely heavily on computer-aided design, such as architecture, engineering, and manufacturing.

Furniture Designer: Furniture designers specialize in creating unique and functional furniture pieces. They may work for manufacturers or as independent designers.

Design Writer or Blogger: Share your insights and reviews of design trends, products, and innovations through writing, blogging, vlogging, or social media. Networking, internships, and building a strong portfolio are essential for success in the product design field. Additionally, staying updated with the latest design tools, materials, and manufacturing technologies is crucial to remain competitive in this dynamic industry.

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Mr. Atul Kunjar

Ms. Shruti Bumb

Ms. Shweta Mahajan

Amit Ashokrao Deshpande

Abraham Pathrose

Dr. Vijayalaxmi V. Sonkamble

Computer Lab

The Computer lab caters the class of 40 students. List of Design Software accessible to the students:-

Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, CorelDRAW AutoCAD

(All the computers have 24X7 internet access.)


IFD Total books. 601 volume Total magazine 06 Volume 189

Total journal 03 Volume 30

COFA Total books volume 852 Total magazine 4

Textile Testing Lab

List of equipment’s accessible to the students: -Fibre testing equipment - Microscope

Yarn Testing Equipment - Beesly Balance Twist Tester Wrap Reel Motorized Crease Recovery tester GSM Round Cutter Fabric thickness tester Tearing strength tester

Washable platform for Chemical Testing with a sink at the corner For Mechanical Testing wooden platforms or tables with storage and a centre table for cutting of specimen and demonstration

Weaving Studio

Equipped with table looms so that students can create weave patterns.

Garment Construction Lab

Garment Construction lab is equipped with commercial sewing machines (Juki), drafting tables and white boards

Pattern / Draping Making Studio

The Pattern making studio is equipped with drafting tables, dress forms and white boards.

Display Arches

Exhibition Area to exhibit students, work.