Bachelor of Design in Interaction and Experience Design (B.Des Hons)


4 Years


10+2 /PUC Pass

(with English) from any Recognized Board


University of Mysore


Cresta School of Management

B.Des in User Experience & Interaction Design simulates the interdisciplinary & hands-on approaches to achieve an innovation process with a focus on design desirability, technological feasibility and business viability. As a student you will be prepared to innovate by problem finding through design research, problem understanding through synthesis, and problem solving through design and prototyping experiences. You will learn human-cantered design methods and rhetoric that ground your design in the needs of the user. In addition, you will learn how to use interaction design and design systems through industry-standard quality assurance methods, and how to design and implement user interfaces. A variety of conceptual and practical work will help you develop effective UX design skills.

As a user experience designer, you will employ the work-practice of prototyping concepts in order to describe ways to integrate digital services with material products and environments. As a UX researcher, you will discover insights through usability testing and apply them to create value for corporate clients and their customers. Toward the conclusion of this program, you will convert your acquired skills and achievements into a portfolio of design products that will help you launch a career as a UX design professional. This program fosters the practical discipline, relevance and currency essential in the contemporary, ever-growing UX job market using in-class studio spaces, case studies, peer-to-peer learning, live client work and a work placement. Graduates will have engaged in varied and comprehensive workplace experiences by the end of the 8 semesters. This course is Affiliated to Mysore University through our Academic Partnership with Cresta School of Management. The degree awarder will be a Bachelor of Design (Hons) in User Interaction and Experience Design.


The B. Des User Experience and Interaction Design course is equipped to cater to individual students and their skills. Imbibing the essence of the New Education Policy, the B.Des program offers students a holistic and well-rounded education. Each semester has value addition subjects that are offered as electives and skill enhancement courses. The student can choose any one allied course for the elective subjects to enrich their training. All skill development subjects are designed to provide versatile life skills that enhance career opportunities. Open Electives offered by the B.Des User Experience and Interaction Design course are

  • Knowledge gained in classrooms and via textbooks are also taught with a practical approach that gives students a better understanding of the concepts and trains them for real life experiences.
  • The design project handled in each semester is a complete process from beginning to end in a step by step method. Students are trained to approach any design problem with an open and innovative outlook to find the best possible solutions.
  • BSD has excellent in-house faculty and industry experts as our teaching faculty. This gives students the best education and an opportunity to interact and learn from some of the best architects and designers in the country and from around the world.
  • The B.Des course at BSD focuses on equipping the students with softwares that are trending in the industry like Figma, XD, Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator and many more.
  • Students are also provided with certification for completing software programs that enhance their portfolios.
  • Our initiative, ‘Studio BSD’, is a live in house organization that works on live projects across the country. Students are given the opportunity to collaborate and learn from experts in a professional environment.
  • Our Avant Garde campus has state of the art facilities that make BSD the perfect atmosphere for a design education.
  • We follow an interactive pedagogy of teaching in our studio classes that promote expressive learning. We encourage the idea of learning from each other – peers, professors and experts.
  • BSD’s network and connect to the industry both national and international, give students the benefit of not just learning from renowned architects and designers from different backgrounds, but also provides them with a vast network that gives them an advantage to start their career.
  • Studio culture is at the heart of your educational experience at BSD, as spaces where you can create, learn, collaborate, experiment, and play. Interaction Design students have access to our spacious and well-equipped shops and studio.

The booming tech sector has created a strong demand for professionals in the UX field. UX skills are in high demand, ranking in several lists of top high-paying careers.

  • User experience (UX) designer
  • Usability engineer
  • Information architect
  • Interaction designer
  • User experience architect
  • Information designer
  • User interface designer
  • UX developer
  • User researcher

Subject to the circular issued from University/ Govt. of Karnataka. The course is a 4 year degree course; as per the implementation of NEP policy/ norms of Govt. of Karnataka.

  • Basic Design
  • Fundamentals of Design 1
  • Introduction of Human Machine
  • Interaction
  • Open Elective
  • Language I
  • Language II
  • Digital Fluency
  • Yoga
  • Health and Wellness
  • Technical Communication for Designer
  • Fundamentals of Design – II
  • User Centred Design Process
  • Open Elective
  • Language I
  • Language II
  • Environmental studies
  • Sports
  • NSS
  • Design Studio 1
  • UX-Design Tools
  • Enthography and Pyschology in HCI
  • Open Elective
  • Language I
  • Language II
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Sports
  • NSS
  • Design Studio-II
  • Interaction Design 1
  • User Research 1 (All Methods)
  • Open Elective
  • Language I
  • Language II
  • Constitution of India
  • Sports
  • R & R
  • Design Studio III
  • Interaction Design II
  • User Research II (Advanced Qualitative Method)
  • UI Design I (Visual Design)
  • Voc 1
  • Cyber security
  • Sports
  • NSS
  • Design Studio IV
  • User Research III (Advanced Qualitative Method)
  • Product Design & Business Model Generation
  • UI Design II (Different mediums)
  • Voc 2
  • Professional Communication
  • Sports
  • Culture
  • Design for Future / Generative Design AR & VR Design
  • Programming and No code in HCI
  • Internship Minimum of 60 days
  • Voc 3
  • Research Methodology
  • Design Led Innovation for Bharath
  • Comm. Design & Content Strategy
  • Design Thinking Process and Faciliation
  • Research Project
  • Voc 4
Software Tools
User Interaction & User Experience Tools

Adobe XD | Figma | Photoshop | Sketch |

Axure | Miro | Marvel | Balsamiq |

FlowMapp | | Invision


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