Master of Arts (MA) in Design Studies in Africa

Top MAs in Design Studies in Africa 2017/2018

Design Studies

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. A master's degree prepares students to lead or manage. A master's degree also prepares a person for a range of pursuits through specialized study of a field.

Skilled design professionals are needed in many organizations to tool custom solutions for common problems. Because the design field encompasses a broad variety of environments and applications, specialists are needed in small business, large corporations, education, non-profits, and government.

 

Africa is a continent of 53 independent countries and a rich mix of native peoples, cultures, economies and history. Africa is the second largest continent in the world.

MA in Design Studies in Africa

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MA in Design

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The purpose of the programme is to educate and train researchers who can contribute to the development of knowledge at an advanced level. The Master’s degree is earned by completing a single advanced research project, culminating in the production and acceptance of a dissertation. [+]

Top Masters of Arts in Design Studies in Africa 2017/2018. The purpose of the programme is to educate and train researchers who can contribute to the development of knowledge at an advanced level. The Master’s degree is earned by completing a single advanced research project, culminating in the production and acceptance of a dissertation. Admission requirements A relevant Bachelor Honours Degree. A “professional” Bachelor’s Degree, or a Postgraduate Diploma, with sufficient preparation to conduct research with a recommended minimum of 60% for all final-year modules. Selection criteria In addition to the minimum admission requirements as outlined above, prospective students may be required to present a portfolio of their work to an interview panel. A portfolio would be requested if further evidence is required of a students’ readiness to conduct textual or artefactual research. In case of textual research the portfolio would contain examples of written research, and in the case of artefactual research a portfolio with design would be required. Curriculum MODULE Research Dissertation: Communication Design Research Dissertation: Fashion Design Research Dissertation: Multimedia Design Research Dissertation: Jewellery Design Programme structure a) Minimum duration: One year full-time/two years part-time. [-]