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World University of Design announces admissions to its specialised PhD course

January 5, 2019

Tapping the huge potential of Design as a career option cutting across industries, Sonipat, Haryana based World University of Design (WUD) has announced admissions to a specialised Ph.D. in Design, Design Management, Visual Arts and Architecture. Admissions are open for the academic year 2019 and the last date of submission of the applications is January 11, 2019.

Comments Dr. Sanjay Gupta, vice chancellor, WUD, “As we progress from the Knowledge Economy towards Creative Economy, there is an increasing need in India for skilled professionals in the area of design. Design can play a crucial role in the development of the nation and work towards improvement of quality of life for all. We at World University of Design are looking forward to initiate research in areas of innovation, public transportation design, healthcare, workwear, interaction, social innovation (health, water and sanitation) and craft and culture among others through the introduction of PhD in Design, Design Management, Visual Arts & Architecture in our curriculum.

By pursuing rigorous research in an area that aligns with work by our PhD faculty, our candidates will directly participate in some of the most exciting design-focused work being done today. World University of Design being the top-rated design university in the country will enable early career design researchers to explore a variety of aspects of design knowledge production within an academic institution and will also help them discover and develop new concepts and ideas in areas related to design.”

The landscape of the business world is fast changing. Companies now require a new framework to approach innovative solutions. World University of Design aims to address this reality with its Ph.D. in Design, Design management, Visual Arts & Architecture; the PhD imparts knowledge about the nature of Design research, especially in relation to the responsible role of designers in propelling our society towards a more sustainable future. It is designed for highly creative and motivated professionals who wish to conduct rigorous and intensive design research.

The World University of Design envisages high standard of research so that the PhD degree is also of high standard. The objectives of the PhD programme are to impart research training to the scholars and prepare them to carry on independent investigation and original research and to enable them to make a significant contribution to knowledge in their respective fields and professions.

Located in the education hub of Rajiv Gandhi Education City in Sonipat, Haryana, the UGC recognised World University of Design (WUD) is India’s first and only university dedicated to education in the creative domain.

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