Design Management, M.A. | Part time online | SRH Fernhochschule - The Distance Learning University | Germany
18 months
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10776 EUR/year
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About

The Master's degree in Design Management prepares not only designers and managers, but also those seeking to design professionally in their relevant field, for the interface between design and management.

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Overview

This is what you will learn

Your goal is to lead through design.

You are a designer, manager or have a strong interest in design. Well-managed design processes and creative teams as well as the professional management of creative processes inspire you. This degree programme is suitable for you if you have completed a Bachelor of Arts and would like to qualify for the management of design processes.

Our Master’s degree programme in Design Management offers practical and professionally sound content that prepares you for the intersection of design and management. Through partnerships with businesses and design companies, you will have the opportunity to experience and evaluate real-world problems and solutions. Our programme combines design, management, and research methods with creative and professional practice.

You will gain fundamental insights into design thinking and problem-solving at the intersection of management, including contemporary models and theories and the skills to apply them to your environment. You will develop both management and design knowledge, as well as sound communication skills to take on leadership roles in cre- ative environments. Using scientific methods, you will learn to design for a constantly evolving global environment. With your acquired professional and interdisciplinary knowledge and skills, you will be able to manage increasingly complex design requirements successfully and responsibly in a wide range of organisations.

Curriculum

1. Semester

  • General Business Administration
  • Design Management Leadership
  • Design Research & Design Methods
  • Design Theory, Scientific Design Concepts & Design Science
  • Project 1 - Practice-based research

2. Semester

  • Marketing
  • Decision Making, Management and Design
  • Design Management Strategy
  • Design Systems & Designing in complexity
  • Project 2 - Research based project

3. Semester

  • Change Management
  • Master-Thesis

Programme Structure

You will become an expert in design processes.

As an expert in design processes, you will become skilled in using design thinking to approach problems with a creative mindset. Design processes and design thinking are used throughout companies to generate innovative solutions. Your role will be to guide these creative processes successfully, drawing on your knowledge of both creative and management techniques.

This expertise will make you highly sought after in industries that require creative problem-solving, such as design and media agencies or product and service companies. You will have the opportunity to work in various positions within these organisations or lead creative teams as a Chief Design Officer. Your skills will open up exciting career opportunities for you to steer and guide companies towards success.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Start of Studies: On the first day of each month.

Language

English

Credits

60 ECTS

60 / 90 / 120

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed university degree or equivalent degree (min. 180 ECTS)
  • Knowledge of the English language level B1
  • Design-specific basic understanding
  • At least one year of practical or professional experience
  • If necessary, motivational interview

Technological requirements

Please note that some modules in your degree program require the use of Adobe Collection, Adobe XD or a comparable software. If you do not have access to use the Adobe Collection or Adobe XD, we recommend a student subscription or the use of the public domain software gimp, Pixlr X, Photopea Online, Figma and Hotjar, etc.

Tuition Fee

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    10776 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16164 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10776 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16164 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.

* 60 ECTS credits: € 10,864 | 90 ECTS credits: € 14,475 | 120 ECTS credits: € 16,164

Funding

Flex 1: 18 monthly instalments à 699 €, totalling 12,582 €Flex 2: 25 monthly instalments à 549 €, totalling 13,725 €** The Flex 2 option is only bookable with residency in the EU and in Switzerland, Norway, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom.

Our international scholarships 

Every year we award a limited number of international scholarships for prospective students in our English-speaking programmes. Scholarships cover 50 percent of tuition fees for the desired degree programme, i.e. a Bachelor's or Master's degree. 

Visit our website for instructions on how to apply for your international scholarship.

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Design Management.

Available Scholarships

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Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
SRH Distance Learning University
Need-based

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SRH Fernhochschule - The Distance Learning University
Riedlingen, Germany
Independent provider
Grant
1300 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Fully Funded DAAD EPOS Scholarship
Merit-based

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DAAD
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
934 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Leadership for Africa (Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda): Master's Degree Scholarships in Germany
Merit-based Need-based

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DAAD
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
300 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
The Deutschlandstipendium at German Universities
Merit-based

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German Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1200 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Karl Schmidt Rottluff Scholarship
Merit-based

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Studienstiftung
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
934 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Study Scholarships - Master Studies for All Academic Disciplines
Merit-based Need-based

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DAAD
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
EU Mobility Programme for Myanmar
Need-based

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Unknown
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
934 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Study Scholarships - Postgraduate Studies in the Fields of Fine Art, Design, Visual Communication and Film
Merit-based Need-based

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DAAD
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
934 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Study Scholarships - Postgraduate Studies in the Fields of Fine Art, Design, Visual Communication and Film
Merit-based Need-based

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DAAD
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
21000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
LSE Executive Global Master’s in Management Hinrich Foundation Scholarship
Merit-based

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Hinrich Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1300 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) • DAAD
Merit-based

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1200 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Graduate School Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Smooth Movers
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
934 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Leadership for Africa (Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Niger and Senegal): Master's Degree Scholarships in Germany
Merit-based Need-based

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DAAD
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
934 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Study Scholarships - Master Studies for All Academic Disciplines
Merit-based Need-based

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DAAD
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
850 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
DAAD-TEV-Master's degree scholarships
Merit-based

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DAAD
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
480 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
SBW Berlin Scholarship
Need-based

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SBW Berlin
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
International Sustainability Academy Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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International Sustainability Academy (ISA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
649 EUR
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation
Merit-based

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Campus France
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
934 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Postgraduate Studies in the Fields of Fine Art, Design, Visual Communication and Film
Merit-based

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
20 Sep 2024
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Ayn Rand Institute
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
7000 USD
Deadline
24 Apr 2025
Go Global MBA Scholarship
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Merit-based

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Pinsky Law
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

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Social Shifters
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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European Commission
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

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ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
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MyUS
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Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
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Dermadry
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1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
$1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
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Verified Scholarships
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Dec 2024
PlagiarismSearch 2024 Essay Contest
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PlagiarismSearch
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
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IvyPanda
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1000 USD
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31 Aug 2024
Florida Rentals Annual Dream Vacation Scholarship
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Florida Rentals
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965 USD
Deadline
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500 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
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