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16 MA Programmes in Design Management 2024



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      MA Programmes in Design Management

      An MA stands for “Master of Arts.” It is a postgraduate degree that takes about two years to complete, and it usually applies to arts and humanities degrees.

      What is an MA in Design Management? It is a master’s degree that integrates multidisciplinary studies, innovation processes, business strategies and human-centered mindsets. The purpose of most design management programs is to blend a designer’s way of thinking, methodologies and sensibilities with management strategies, business viability and market value creation.  Students may take courses such as design innovations and marketing strategies, applied theory in design, facilitating creative thinking, idea visualization, and history and interpretation of innovation.

      Design management programs tend to equip students with a diverse array of skills. Many students gain invaluable leadership skills and develop their ability to use critical thinking to solve a variety of problems. Through management training, you may discover you are a better communicator as well.

      Different schools offer different curriculums. Because of this, the cost of admittance into a master’s degree program for design management may fluctuate depending on the school and program you choose to enroll in. Find a program that suits your needs and contact the office of admissions directly for detailed information regarding tuition.

      Typically, an MA in Design Management prepares you for a role in design management and research, brand management and other managerial positions within the design industry. You may be qualified for a position as an art director, a graphic design manager or an industrial design manager. Art directors tend to work for publishing companies or advertising agents. Graphic design managers might work for newspapers or in wholesale trade. Industrial design managers often work for manufacturing companies.

      Many schools worldwide offer design management master’s degrees on campus, but online degrees are becoming more popular. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.