The MA Design Management programme is an ideal course for those looking to develop and enhance their careers through an excellent understanding of the value of design and innovation. You will learn how to harness the power of creativity within business and how this can be used as a strategic tool.
As an MA Design Management student you will engage with industrial multidisciplinary projects based on real life situations.
You will be taught through a mixture of lectures, seminars and workshops all related to the design management world. In addition, you will also be expected to engage in independent study.
Who Would This Course Suit?
The MA Design Management is an ideal course for designers who want to develop their career by taking on a more strategic, managerial role. It also relates to managers from other sectors, who want to advance their careers by developing a greater understanding of how design can contribute to leadership, sustainability and social innovation within a business.
You will study 6 modules that work together to give you a holistic view of design strategies and ways to successfully manage the complete design process. Areas that you will cover include: Creative Thinking, NSF Intellectual Property, Intercultural Communication, Research Principles, Reflective Practice, Contemporary Influences and Commercialisation.
Standard Entry Requirements
A first degree, equivalent to a 2:2 (second class) honours degree from a UK university or its equivalent. This does not have to be in design but applicants should have experience in a relevant industry or be able to demonstrate a link between their current job/experience and design.
Students require IELTS 6.5 (or above) with no single element below 5.5 or equivalent.
If You Do Not Meet the Academic Requirements
Mature applicants with a lower qualification and at least 3 years of appropriate professional experience may be accepted.
If you have substantial relevant experience alone, your application will be considered on its individual merit.
If you have IELTS 5.5 – 6.0, you may be eligible to join our Pre-Sessional English before starting this programme.
Careers and Further Study
Upon graduation, you will be qualified to take on managerial roles supported by your understanding of how to harness the power of design within a corporate context.
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Last updated July 10, 2018