Indian Institute of Technology, IIT-Jodhpur launched a new Masters in Design (MDes) programme called XR Design from the academic year 2023-24. This programme is designed to prepare students for the rapidly evolving field of extended reality (XR) design.
XR Design is a unique programme that blends traditional design principles with cutting-edge technology to prepare graduates for the future of design. Applications for the XR Design programme are now open. Interested students can apply at – sola.iitj.ac.in/xr-design/.
For institute-sponsored seats, admission to the first semester of the academic year 2023-24 commencing in July 2023, the online link will remain active till May 21. For self-sponsored seats, admission to the first semester commencing in July 2023, the online link will remain active till May 14.
The programme focuses on teaching students how to design immersive experiences that incorporate virtual, augmented, and mixed-reality elements, for a variety of applications such as training in healthcare and retail, automotive simulations, digital twins in manufacturing, remote collaboration in workplaces as well as gaming and entertainment.
The XR Design programme is open to students from various backgrounds, including graphic design, architecture, and engineering. Students will work with industry-standard software and hardware, such as Unity, Unreal Engine, Maya, and various headsets, to create immersive experiences.
Courtesy : The Indian Express