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About

The Design Thinking programme offered by the Cranfield University integrates world-class, design-driven innovation, management and research activities through a unique applied teaching approach. 

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Overview

Key facts

Innovative companies today (large or small) strive for excellence to create the next breakthrough innovation - whether that be to advance technology, stay competitive in the market place, or to provide positive change for society. To achieve this, companies need to maintain their competitive edge, employing talented professionals with ideas and vision, coupled with the skills to innovate with confidence. We believe that Design Thinking is a powerful process that when mastered will empower our professional learners to unlock their creative potential to generate novel ideas and to translate these ideas into tangible and impactful outputs for innovation.  

This course has been carefully designed to advance your knowledge of Design Thinking, working with confidence to generate convincing ideas, provide you with the opportunity to apply Design Thinking in practise with a company, improve your opportunity of job success, through the building of your professional skills and innovation design portfolio, and provide you with the ‘know how’ to develop your long term career as a creative professional.

Why this course?

Offered by our Centre for Competitive Creative Design (C4D), this masters in Design Thinking exploits existing expertise within Cranfield University ’s School of Water, Energy and Environment and School of Management. 

This course is suitable for mid-career professionals in the creative industries sector looking to improve their skills in the strategic, tactical and implementation aspects of the management of creativity and innovation in business.

Career

Successful students develop diverse and rewarding careers in government ministries, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), environmental and business consultancies, public sector organisations such as environmental protection agencies, and the manufacturing and service industries in the private sector.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Chartered Society of Designers.

Programme Structure

  • Taught modules 40%, Group project 20%, Individual project 40%

Audience

The course is designed to suit creative individuals with business acumen who recognise the importance of how creative practice and process can improve product and service development.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Although there are no set application deadlines, we recommend that you apply as early as possible to secure your place.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first or second class UK Honours degree or the international equivalent of these UK qualifications. Other relevant qualifications, together with significant experience, may be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

International & EU:

  • MSc Part-time: £21,500
  • PgDip Full-time:  £17,400
  • PgCert Full-time: £8,700

UK:

  • MSc Full-time: £10,500
  • MSc Part-time: £1,635 

Living costs for Cranfield

700 - 1300 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

  • GREAT China Scholarship
  • The Cranfield Scholarship
  • Masters Loan from Student Finance England
  • Santander Scholarship
  • Commonwealth Scholarships for Developing Countries
  • Future Finance Student Loans

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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