Postgraduate Programme in Interaction Design

Duration 1 – 2.5 Years
Age 20 years and above
Eligibility A degree/diploma in engineering, arts, fine arts, design/architecture, with proficiency in information technology fundamentals, use of computers, basic digital media design, use of word processing, publishing, spreadsheets, and graphic editor software tools.The course is ideal for:

  • UI, UX or Interaction design practitioners seeking advance training or formal qualification in Interaction Design
  • Software engineers and front-end developers interested in up-skilling themselves in the area of Interaction Design
  • Design graduates and practitioners seeking advance training or looking to move laterally into the Interaction Design discipline
Interaction Design is essentially the shaping of digital devices, systems and services for human communication and transaction. The presence of  digital technologies in all critical modern utilities; in businesses; and in our daily personal lives; makes Interaction Design a vital and flourishing area in contemporary design practice. The rapid rate of technological change and its influence, demands that one work at the pioneering level of new opportunities and possibilities. The Interaction Design course at D J Academy of Design is a deliberate attempt to be a best-of-its-kind offering based on the above fact.

Uniqueness of the program

Here at DJAD, each individual is groomed to be an independent thinker and doer. The Interaction Design program strives to create individuals who can play a leadership role in the industry. The Course emphasizes a strong foundational focus on design fundamentals and principles, encourages experimentation, and inculcates an innovation mindset. The course is designed to inculcate a keen sense for the value parameters in design, where design becomes a key differentiator to a product or a service.

Courses at a glance

Foundation Elements of Design -1: Two dimensional Design
Elements of Design -2: Three dimensional Design
Graphic Design for Interactive Media
Design Drawing
Design Process
Theory/Skill Courses Evolution & Principles of Interaction Design
Human Factors & Cognitive Ergonomics
Data Visualization
Advanced techniques in Interaction Design – 1: Conceptual Modelling
Advanced Concepts in Interaction Design: Emerging Technologies and Interaction Paradigms
Design Management
Lab Practice Digital Presentation Techniques
Generative Code
Tangible Computing
Kinetics & Movement
Field work User Research and Usability Evaluation
Co-creation/Participatory Design, Action Research
Projects Mental Models and Affordances
Space, Organization & Manipulation
Service Design/User Experience Design
Elective Project
Experimental Interaction Design
Design Research
Augmentative Subjects Design and Ecology
Storytelling and Narratology
Universal Design
Design Fiction
Systems Thinking
New Media Art
Film and Music Appreciation
Colour and Symbolism
Indian Thought and Identity

DJAD invites Industry to engage student-designers on live projects. Take advantage of these opportunities by placing student-designers to work exclusively on your project:


- Diploma project

- Class-room project

- Internships

- Get our students/faculty to work on your project through our Design Centre initiative Contact Us for more details