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School of Continuing, Open and Professional Education (SCOPE)

"The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live." - Adler J. Mortimer


Srishti’s School of Continuing, Open and Professional Education is committed to the advancement of lifelong learning and to the provision of open access to high quality educational resources.

We offer opportunities that enable a re-engagement with learning in multiple ways.

We create learning opportunities for practitioners and to develop and extend their practice towards their personal and professional growth, paced to keep up with the demands the world of practice. We also offer opportunities for high-school and pre-university students to explore creative pathways in art and design.

Our programs are designed to provide learning that is flexible, diverse and available at different times across geographical boundaries.

Programs and Courses

Postgraduate Courses

Short-term Certificate Courses & Workshops

Learning Approaches

Our learning approaches include:

  • Direct learning through contact programs and summer school, bootcamps, studios, workshops or conferences
  • Mediated learning through tutorials,& apprenticeships
  • Mentored learning via e-groups, webinars, critiques and discussion forums
  • Action research through field studies
  • Culminating performances through design charettes, written assignments, portfolios of practice
  • Personal mastery & reflective practice sessions
  • Executive coaching

Postgraduate Courses

SCOPE offers the following postgraduate courses for 2018-19:

Design in Education
Experience Design
Impact Entrepreneurship
Visual Communication
Public Pedagogy and Art Practice

Orientation, Professional Practice

Our Masters level courses require full-time study and have varying residency requirements, depending on the mode through which the program is delivered. There are six modes of program delivery, each requiring different proportions of time to be spent on field studies and action research undertaken at the site of a student’s professional practice.

Short-term Certificate Courses & Workshops

Smaller duration courses and workshops are offered at our various campuses and through our online learning platform.The following courses are currently being offered:

Summer Camp & After School Programs

SCOPE offers a range of summer camps and afterschool programs for high school, pre-university and college students. Through these programs, students get the opportunity to explore their aptitude for creative careers of the future and understand Srishti’s wide palette of courses available for undergraduate and postgraduate study.

Learners are introduced to different ways of understanding the world of art and design, build portfolios for themselves, get exposed to prototyping and fabrication technologies and apply the math and science they are learning in school to real physical objects and systems. Learners get to interact and engage with college faculty and professionals, test their aptitude and explore creative career pathways through our extensive range of summer and after school courses.


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Disciplinary Intersections:

The school faculty and courses draw from the following disciplines:

Research and Collaboration

These programs intersect with the following centers, labs and projects: