About M.Des in Toy Design

The use of creative imagination to build various forms of structural realities has been the underlying principle behind the designing and creation of toys. The advancement of technology has brought about various forms of interactive designs and systems which gives not only funfilled experiences, but also highly interactive realities. The Faculty of Design offers a 2 year post graduate program in Toy Design which seeks to impart within the students a comprehensive understanding of the various apsects of the field. The Toy Design program deals with the research, ideation, designing, development and implementation, of newly designed toys and by redesigning of extinct traditional toys as well as games in a modern way to make it compatible with current scenario and also to make it sustain in the current market. The program seeks to develop within the students a comphrensive understanding of the various aspects of toy designing through the use of digital technologies which allows the students to innovate the highest forms of modern technologies in the field. The toy industry is classified into various segments like plush soft toys, action hero figures, arts & crafts, building sets, dolls, games/puzzles, electronics, outdoor games and sports toys amongst others. The faculty is equipped with state of the art laboratories and facilites which seek to impart within the students a unique understanding of the practical fundamentals of the field which prepares every students for their careers in the field. The program is taken under the instruction of highly skilled and highly trained experts who get to shape the students during the course of their academics.


By submitting your details you give your consent to Parul University, Vadodara, Gujarat, India, to connect with you over different channels of communications including SMS, Calls, Emails, WhatsApp, etc.

M.Des in Toy DesignProgram Outcomes

Why Study M.Des in Toy Design

Booming independent India has plenty of jobs for fresh toy designers to work with design, development, manufacturing, marketing and scope of entrepreneurship. India is ready to have native toy companies in global market. The program will get the students industry ready and will assist in shaping and promoting their relevance within the field.
Marketing Manager

Marketing Manager

An ability to manage, distribute and drive sales amongst a series of toys and product ranges of various kinds which will provide solutions to the industry.

Toy Pattern Designer

The ability to fuse various elements into patterns and blueprints which can be utilized for making, crafting and creating toys.

Toy Pattern Designer
Merchandise Planner/ Educator

Merchandise Planner/ Educator

An ability to comprehend the manner in which environmental and cultural factors impact fashion.

Toy Designer

An ability to make use of creativity to design a series of toys and various concepts which can create the most playful experiences.

Toy Designer

Duration: 2 years (Semester System)



Constituent College of Parul University


Eligibility Criteria

The candidate shall have completed graduation from a recognized university


Mode of Admission

For admissions please visit our portal to register/login yourself and proceed ahead with your admission application.

Apply Now

M.Des in Toy Design feesFees


M.Des in Toy Design


* Tuition Fees may vary depending on the Country/ State in which the candidate has passed their qualifying examination.

M.Des in Toy Design CurriculumCurriculum

Toy Design -I

Visual Communication

Methods and Materials of Production II

Drawing for Toy Designers

Juvenile Anatomy & Ergonomics

Child Development & Psychology

Design Prototyping

Methods & Materials for Production I

Elements of Play

Supply Chain Management

Elective _2_TD (Choice Based)

Research Methodology


Statistics and Seminar

Portfolio Development

Toy Design -II

Elective _3_TD (Choice Based)

Package Design


Game Theory


3-D Visualisation



M.Des in Toy Design Curriculum Laboratories


Design Studio

As a way of developing the practical skills of the students, the Faculty of Design has a designated studio that develops the practical skills and understanding of the students which exposes their

M.Des in Toy Design CurriculumActivities

Architecture, Fine Arts & Design Expo 2019

As a concluding mark to their academic journey, the budding architects, designers and fine arts students of Parul University, made an outstanding display of their artistic, and innovative creativity during the recently held academic exhibition. With their cutting-edge thought process and their understanding of five years of education, the students of the faculties of architecture, fine arts and design showcased their final year projects. This was a pure result of hard work, commitment and dedication on the part of the student and their faculties. The students explored a diversified blend of projects, with themes covering the various aspects of political, environmental, psychological, cultural and the social elements.

Workshop on Applique work by Ruma Devi

Ruma Devi, a popular traditional handicraft artisan from Rajasthan visited the Faculty of Design - Parul University and conducted a workshop, wherein she instructed the students regarding the essential elements of applique handloom. Design students at PU also got the opportunity of exhibiting Ruma Devi's quintessential designs, along with their own clothing designs during a fashion show organized in honor of her visit.

Master Class on Fashion Designing by Anna Singh

Two-time National Award winning costume designer Anna Singh had a conversation with Fashion Design students at Parul Institute of Design. She conducted a master class on fashion design and shared her experience of designing costumes for over 1001 movies and the commonwealth games. She instructed the students regarding the various aspects of fashion design which match the contemporary demands of the industry.

International Art and Sculpture Festival

A series of Workshops are conducted for the students with an intention to develop various skill sets required to evolve as a Designer and to understand the principles of working with different materials such as clay, siforex, wood, bamboo, etc. and media such as pencil, colors, paints, charcoal, etc. The students are also given an exposure of various brainstorming sessions conducted by various External experts from the industry and profession, by virtue of which they would eventually evolve as good and sensible designers.

Fashion Stylization Workshop

Shri. Bhavin Patel, Assistant Professor in Parul Institute of Design conducted a one day workshop on "Fashion Stylization" on December 30, 2017 at International Institute of Fashion Design, Vadodara. The students of the 3rd year in IIFA, Vadodara participated in the workshop and learnt about Fashion Illustration Method adopted in Draping and Rendering. The participants and the institute expressed their gratitude to Shri. Bhavin Patel for sharing his invaluable knowledge in the field of design through this workshop.