24 months
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Master’s in Design (M.Des.) degree at Shenkar College is a post-professional graduate program for students with an undergraduate degree in design, engineering and adjacent disciplines. 


The two-year Design program at Shenkar College offers an advanced level of eoretical, and technological framework with a strong emphasis on inter- and trans-disciplinary projects involving science, technology, and society.

Key Features 

  • Design is a pivotal strategic tool in the 21st century. It is a complex domain. It is practice, it is agency and it is an academic discipline. It fosters innovation and change on institutional, social, technological, and economic levels. 
  • That requires the design practitioners to be verse not only in the design methodologies but also to understand the business reality, new technologies such as artificial intelligence, in-depth research tools, ethical implications of their work, and the impact of design practice on society and the environment.

Programme Structure

  • Elective courses allow the students to join existing projects or initiate projects of their own across research centers at Shenkar and affiliated global programs, such as Sugar, in a range of fields, including innovation in textiles, environmental thinking, interaction design and development of future learning environments. 
  • In these courses, the students tackle practical challenges and acquire experience working with organizations and companies. The framework includes practical studio courses, theoretical lessons in design research, workshops, and courses on design management and entrepreneurship. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from an academic institution in one of the fields of design or engineering.
  • Minimal acceptance threshold - bachelor's degree with a weighted grade of at least 80.
  • Candidates with an average grade lower than the acceptance threshold who completed their studies at least three years prior to the registration date are entitled to be considered by the Acceptance Committee in light of their professional achievements, as the committee deems appropriate (for example, an authorized evaluation, personal interview, consideration of achievements in complementary studies).
  • A student must demonstrate his or her mastery of Hebrew and English.
  • A student who has passed an advanced level exam in Hebrew and\or English will be exempt from the basic exam.
  • A graduate of a high school or academy from an English-speaking country, or who scored in the 75th percentile or higher in the verbal part of the GRE or GMAT exam is exempt from the English exam.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Ramat Gan

3566 - 5814 ILS /month
Living costs

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


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