Design Innovation MA

Manchester Metropolitan University

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OVERVIEWMA Design Innovation considers how design acts as a catalyst for innovation leading to new products, services and user experiences. It focusses on design thinking approaches, to address contemporary societal and business challenges to develop a rich understanding of where design can add value. It will provide you with the skills to strategically apply design to solve complex problems in the global market.The application of design thinking is explored with the latest research and ... READ MORE

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Start date and duration

Start date
Full Time
1 year


Entry requirements

Applicants will need to have 2:2 in Design or cognate discipline (e.g. creative arts, management, marketing, branding, engineering, etc). Equivalent EU/international qualifications are also accepted. Applicants who do not meet these criteria will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Other professional qualifications will be considered on merit and/or with relevant professional experience.

Tuition fees

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£10,000 per year

More info: The same fee will also be applicable for Channel Island Students..

Students from Domestic
Students from Other UK
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Students from Channel Islands
£18,500 per year
Students from EU EU Students
£18,500 per year
International Students

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Manchester Metropolitan University
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Manchester Metropolitan University offers a welcoming, stimulating and supportive environment in which to study for your postgraduate qualification. More than 6,000 students choose to study for a postgraduate qualification at Manchester Met. The University offers more than 250 postgraduate taught programmes and has 14 centres of research expertise. The campus is perfectly placed for you to enjoy Manchester, a city world-renowned for its friendly, cosmopolitan and creative energy. Multicultural, tolerant and respectful, it offers a range of opportunities, from famous cultural and sporting attractions to outstanding leisure, shopping and entertainment facilities.

Where you'll study

Manchester Metropolitan University

Oxford Road Manchester
Greater Manchester
M15 6BH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Manchester Oxford Road  0.2 miles away

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