Masters Programme

Our postgraduate courses prepare students for influential roles in the fast-changing, multifaceted and interdisciplinary world of design in modern society.

More than ever, it is crucial that future leaders, designers and change-makers are equipped with the skills, knowledge and abilities to develop and sustain design capabilities. The curriculum addresses contemporary issues include design, communication, stakeholders, visualisation, integration, facilitation, change, forecasting, society, sustainability, creativity, complexity and values.

Our Professional Preparation Masters (MA Design Management) is aimed at students who wish to further their careers and who intend to proceed onto practical and business related endeavours.

The Research Preparation Masters (MA Design by Research) is aimed at students who wish to continue their studies after the Masters, and will prepare students for doctoral level study. 

 

MA Design Management

MA Design Management focuses on human-centred design thinking and methods in the context of organisational problems, which include management, strategy and policy. Graduates will be well positioned to shape the emergent roles of design in an increasingly complex world by managing design projects, conducting design research and by contributing to the development of design policies in a wide range of public and private organisations.