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Design Management

University of the Arts London (UAL)

M.A. On Campus
15 months
Duration
22920 GBP/year
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About

The MA Design Management at the University of the Arts London (UAL) combines academic study with creative and professional practice in a project-led curriculum that draws on a range of interdisciplinary perspectives from business and the arts.

Overview

Design and innovation are key drivers of change generating commercial, social, cultural and ecological value. MA Design Management programme at University of the Arts London (UAL) will give you a leading-edge insight, and the mindset and problem solving skills needed to effectively work in a constantly evolving global environment.

The course combines academic study with creative and professional practice in a project-led curriculum that draws on a range of interdisciplinary perspectives from business and the arts.

When you join MA Design Management you will have the opportunity to pursue your own design research project; work on real-life business ideas and challenges and team up with fellow students and collaborators from design, business, marketing and IT backgrounds.

The content of the course reflects current knowledge, debates and issues within the disciplines. You will interrogate, through practical projects, a range of perspectives including design research methods; design thinking for the cultural and creative industries; branding; the role of creative interventions in brand communications; trend forecasting; strategies for the management of brand experiences; design for social needs and sustainability; project management; entrepreneurship and innovation; change management; and design leadership.

Careers 

Graduates of MA Design Management will be equipped to make a contribution to both private and public sectors in areas such as private enterprise, public sector service provision and the voluntary sector.

They will leave with an in-depth understanding of design business and management with the skills of critical analysis and debate usually associated with the humanities and social sciences. 

Career opportunities include setting up your own business, managing design projects, strategic leadership in a variety of industries, forecasting, consultancy, research and entrepreneurship.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Design, Management and Innovation 
  • Design Research Methods and Critical Practice 
  • Design Leadership and Culture 
  • Collaborative Unit
  • Global Design Futures
  • Final Major Project and Thesis 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required

English requirements

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).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

Entry requirements

  • Honours degree
  • Possession of equivalent qualifications
  • Prior experiential learning, the outcome of which can be demonstrated to be equivalent to formal qualifications otherwise required
  • Or a combination of formal qualifications and experiential learning which, taken together, can be demonstrated to be equivalent to formal qualifications otherwise required
  • CV
  • Personal statement
  • Portfolio

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22920 GBP per year and a duration of 15 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11220 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11220 GBP per year and a duration of 15 months.

Funding

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