All over the world, institutions of higher learning have begun to prepare their students to respond to the rapidly changing political, socio-economic and technological pressures of our times. At the Indian Institute of Art and Design (IIAD), we believe in quality inter-disciplinary programs that will nurture talent and intellectual curiosity, foster critical thinking and a core skill set, and of course, offer professional exposure to an exciting industry through a dynamic learning curve.
It is our belief that what students DO in order to learn is the base of all contemporary education. At IIAD, we place a special emphasis on the ability to produce new knowledge, rather than relying solely on existing theory.
And so, it is our mission to create an engaging and reflective student-centred pedagogy that breaks down rigid traditional teaching methodology in favour of:
A strong conceptual, aesthetic and technical base for our graduates, equally emphasizing independent creative innovation, modern technological skills for execution, and a multi-perspective approach through a cognitive, comparative style method of learning. We too believe, like Kingston Design School, in the hands on approach –"Thinking through making"
An interactive, mentor-based learning environment, with small program enrolment sizes to facilitate quality interface with faculty and unlimited access to workspaces and tools
A synergy between research and development,education and industry to equip future professionals for a commercial, competitive and global environment.
We look forward to your application, and in guiding you towards a creative and rewarding career in the visual art and design world.
Prof Usha Nehru Patel,
To know more about the Kingston University Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture,
please visit www.fada.kingston.ac.uk
To learn about our association with Kingston University,
please visit www.fada.kingston.ac.uk/about-us/collaborative-partners/