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Ph D Research progamme at IDC
The broad objectives of the Ph.D. programme in Design is not only to keep pace with the expanding frontiers of knowledge but also to provide research training relevant to the socio-cultural and economic factors.

The academic programme leading to the Ph.D. degree is broad-based and involves a minimum course credit requirement and research thesis. The Institute also encourages research in interdisciplinary areas through a system of joint supervision and interdepartmental group activities. The presence of a strong research oriented faculty provides excellent opportunities for such programme.

The main objectives of the PhD program are:
  Generate and publish new knowledge in chosen areas of specialization in Design
  Generate and publish new knowledge in inter-disciplinary areas   Create designers who are professionally competent, but also have a strong inclination towards theoretical issues in specialized areas
  Create teaching faculty for starting Design Programs

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