Design Studies Program Outcomes
Upon satisfactory completion of the MSDS degree, all graduates will be able to demonstrate a broad knowledge and skills base in the core areas of design, academic research and the practice of design education.
Samford University graduates will be able to:
Demonstrate an understanding of various research methodologies.
Examine current trends in architecture, interior design, and environmental design.
Demonstrate knowledge and skills for effective design research and/or education practice in their selected area of expertise.
Apply current research findings and the knowledge of professional standards to the practice of design education.
Engage in research activities that contribute to the body of knowledge in the field of interior design and/or design education.
Engage in analytical methods in order to effect optimal outcomes.
Transfer the knowledge of service to the academic experience.
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- Academic Writing
- Research Design and Methods
- Design Theory and Criticism
- Design Issues in the Interior Built Environment
- Pedagogy of Design Methods and Processes
- Architecture, Society, and Culture
- Master Thesis
- 12 months
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DisciplinesDesign View 442 other Masters in Design in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- The MSDS program of study seeks candidates who have demonstrated professional experience in the design fields and who are interested in advanced study in design, research and teaching.
- Candidates for the MSDS program of study typically hold a professional degree in interior design, architecture, or landscape architecture and applicable professional registration(s). Candidates with a design degree in a related discipline or who qualify for professional registration may also qualify for admission into the MSDS program of study.
- To be considered for admission, all applicants must complete their online application on or before the posted application deadline.
International28446 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 862 USD per credit during 12 months.
National28446 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 862 USD per credit during 12 months.
Living costs for Homewood
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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