Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.
Design studies is an essential background for clothing designers, landscapers, urban planners, and product researchers. Coursework helps enable students to professionally apply their learning to new areas of design, such as wearable technology.
One characteristic of Iceland's higher education system is a four-year course. After completion of undergraduate degree, The University of Icleand often have scholarships for those students who may want to further studies to master’s and doctorate levels. It is based in Vesturbær, Reykjavik and was founded in 1911.
Master's Program in Design in Iceland
We now use the term “design” about thinking that reaches far beyond the traditional area of design, as design revolves first and foremost around shaping the space inside the human mind and spotting new possibilities. [+]