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Design Management

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences

18 months
Duration
10600 EUR/year
10600 EUR/year
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About

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

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.

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

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  • International

    10600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5300 EUR per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    10600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5300 EUR per semester during 18 months.

Tuition fees

5,300 € per semester

One-off registration fee

  • 500 € (EU students)

  • 750 € (Non EU students)

Living costs for München

1078 - 1689 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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.

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