• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

The course features close integration with leading digital companies to help you develop a deep knowledge of both design theory and practice as well as to equip you for employment in the digital sector. As a result of enrolling on this course, you will have the opportunity to form a network of industry contacts which will be invaluable when you enter into the world of employment.

The Digital Service Design MSc offered by Brunel University London has been designed in collaboration with Wilson Fletcher, a leading digital design studio, to closely mirror current professional practices. In the course, you will have the opportunity to apply for an industry internship at the end of your third term. Additionally, some of our digital design partners may also offer dissertation opportunities.

You’ll work on a number of individual and group projects based on real-world briefs, which will help you develop the technical, interpersonal, creative and strategic skills needed to succeed in the digital service design industry.

You’ll be able to explore areas of design and rapid prototyping, innovation methodologies, interview and workshop facilitation, journey mapping, customer research methodologies, project management, how to develop and present actionable recommendations, and much more.

Careers and your future

Your MSc in Digital Service Design from Brunel will equip you to work in leading digital design organisations.

Our digital design graduates have the opportunity to work in innovative blue-chip companies in areas like, digital project management, digital design, service design, information architecture, copywriting, strategy and UX architecture.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • market and user research methodologies
  • journey mapping
  • design thinking
  • storytelling
  • designing omni-channel experiences
  • portfolio building

          Detailed Programme Facts

          English Language Requirements

          You need the following IELTS score:

          • Minimum required score:

            6.5

            The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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          Academic Requirements

          You need the following GPA score:

          Required score: Lower Second Class

          Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

          Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

          General Requirements

          • A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in Arts, Design, Social Sciences, Computer Science, or Humanities.
          • Applicants with other qualifications and industrial experience (relevant to the subject area) may be considered and will be assessed on an individual basis. Industrial certifications may be taken into account.

          Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Master's below. these courses will be necessary if:

          • You are considered ineligible for admission
          • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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          Tuition Fee

          • International

            18720 GBP/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 18720 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
          • EU/EEA

            10140 GBP/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 10140 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

          Living costs for London

          • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
            Living Costs

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

          Funding

          Check the programme website for information about funding options.

          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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          Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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