Cranfield University

Cranfield University

Innovation and Creativity in Industry

The course has been developed in collaboration with employers to address the demand from government and industry for modern business leaders able to exploit creativity in business. The course develops creative design literate engineers, scientists and management postgraduates. It is suitable for graduates from a variety of disciplines who recognise the importance of how creative practice and process can improve product and service development. The aim of this Master of Design (MDes) programme in Innovation and Creativity in Industry is to equip candidates with skills and capabilities in, and knowledge of, fact-based creative design approaches to improve organisation effectiveness. The programme has been developed in conjunction with the University of Arts London (UAL) through the Centre for Competitive Creative Design, which aims to inspire organisations to apply creative design capability and enhance competitiveness.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class UK Honours degree in a relevant science, engineering or related discipline, or the international equivalent of these UK qualifications.

Sponsorship information

A range of funding opportunities are available, including industrial sponsorship and School bursaries; a formal offer of a place on the course is required before consideration can be given for funding; part-time students are usually sponsored by their employers.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
MDes Full-time - 1 years
PgCert Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
MDes Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cranfield Campus Milton Keynes MK43 0AL South East

Key information

Enquiries Office
Telephone number: 
01234 758008