Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Design Management

The course will help you to develop an understanding of contemporary design management. It prepares graduates for careers as design consultants, managers, researchers and design-led change-makers in private and public organisations as well as for doctoral study. You will develop modes of thinking critical to the challenges design managers face across a range of real-world situations. The course explores design management from a range of future-oriented perspectives, including service design, design for sustainability, design strategy, and design and branding. An imagination lab, an intensive project-based design studio, enables students to undertake a deep dive into a complex design challenge.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent, in design or a cognate discipline. Students whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS 6.5 score (minimum of 6.0 in each element), or equivalent qualification.

Course modules

Modules include: Design research methods; design management; major research project; contemporary issues in design; imagination lab; design and business; design directions.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework, presentation and major research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,750 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01524 510880