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Design for Healthcare (part time)

University of Dundee

24 months
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9950 GBP/year
4175 GBP/year
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About

Learn, integrate and apply design skills with healthcare system knowledge to develop creative responses to the healthcare challenges we face through this MSc Design for Healthcare (part time) from University of Dundee.

Overview

This MSc Design for Healthcare (part time) from University of Dundee brings together people from a range of backgrounds (healthcare professionals, designers, business people, charity professionals etc.) who are passionate about improving health and wellbeing and who can bring their experiences and skills, and work with other people, to generate creative response to problems in this field.

You will benefit from the cross-disciplinary expertise of the University of Dundee’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, the School of Medicine and the School of Health Sciences. The V&A Dundee’s Design for Business team also contribute to the design modules. The course will support you in the development of your skillsets through collaboration with people from different backgrounds and working with experts in their fields.

The course will introduce and explore key issues and concepts related to both healthcare and design to give you a foundation for consequent modules which allow you to apply the skills that you have learnt. You will also, at various stages, be immersed in healthcare settings to develop deep insights into these settings, identify the challenges and needs of the healthcare sector and develop responses to these challenges. These may range from products, spaces, services, or systems.

Careers

A range of potential job opportunities are available for graduates of this course, in both the private and public sectors. Some examples of potential opportunities include:

  • Graduates from this programme could progress into roles in policy in NHS or equivalent, Scottish / UK / Overseas governments, or other governmental policy roles.
  • Health industries or design companies which aim to improve people's lives through innovation in healthcare design.
  • Collaborative private/ healthcare ventures focussing on design of new technologies and innovative systems.
  • Roles within healthcare settings (hospitals, care centres etc.) to apply learning from the programme.

It is anticipated that some students will progress to doctoral study to extend their research in the field.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Design Thinking: Insights to Innovation
  • Changing Populations 
  • Service Prototyping
  • Immersive Research Project
  • Health, Care & Wellbeing Contexts
  • Leadership and Change

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first or upper second class honours degree (or an equivalent qualification) in a design, healthcare, clinical, social work, business, or related discipline.
  • Applicants with other qualifications or relevant experience will also be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9950 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4175 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4175 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Dundee

787 - 1494 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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