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Design Management

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences

M.A. On Campus
18 months
Duration
13000 EUR/year
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Do you want to create, manage and lead design process-driven organisations? Design thinking is at the core of this MA in Design Management from Macromedia University of Applied Sciences. It is practised in interdisciplinary teams and applied to real time projects with the industry where design and management merge into innovation. 

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Overview

In creative professions, the demand for management knowledge and qualifications has risen sharply in recent years. The Master’s course in Design Management at Macromedia University of Applied Sciences  is aimed primarily at designers who wish to apply a comprehensive understanding of design to real tasks and processes.

Ideal professionals distinguish themselves through broad expertise and in-­depth knowledge. Therefore, applicants from a completely different background are welcome, be they engineers, natural scientists or creative people. 

During their studies, the Master’s degree students learn to adopt a management and design perspective – in short, they foster innovations through “Design Thinking”. Design Thinking describes a method used to create innovative solutions and solve complex problems. 

Basically, it is all about creative but systematic processes. Key ingredients are optimism and empathy, experimentation and holistic thinking. Within interdisciplinary teams, Master’s degree students develop solutions to problems in the area of design, be they in relation to strategy design, service design or human­centred design.

Career prospects

With the Master's degree in Design Management (M.A.), you are qualified for numerous opportunities for your career advancement. Your potential employers are companies and agencies in design-oriented areas such as advertising, fashion, publishing, media or architecture. Some examples of interesting professional roles for you are the following:

  • Design manager
  • Project managers in design departments in diverse companies
  • Service manager
  • Brand manager

Programme Structure

 Students in the Design Management Master's specialisation can work on study projects in the following areas:

  • Theories of management and management
  • Ethics and corporate values
  • Media Management and Law
  • Design theory
  • Project management and project controlling
  • Design methods, models and theories
  • Linear models and interactive design
  • Leadership and self-management
  • User Experience Design and Design Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English, German

Credits

90 ECTS

90 ECTS and 120 ECTS for the 3-semester and 4-semester Master's respectively

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

A Bachelor's degree with 210 ECTS for admission to the 3-semester Master's programme with 90 ECTS or a Bachelor's degree with 180 ECTS for admission to the 4-semester Master's programme with 120 ECTS.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6500 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    13000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6500 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.

Non-EU students

  • 6,500 € per semester plus 750 € registration fee.
EU students
  • 6,500 € per semester plus 500 € registration fee.

Funding

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