London College of Communication, University of the Arts London

London College of Communication, University of the Arts London

Design Management and Cultures

The course reflects current knowledge, debates and issues within the discipline. Students will interrogate, through practical projects, a range of perspectives including: design research methods; design thinking for the cultural and creative industries; branding; the role of creative interventions in brand communications; trend forecasting; strategies for the management of brand experiences; design for social needs and sustainability; project management; entrepreneurship and innovation; change management; and design leadership.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree; a professional qualification recognised as equivalent to an Honours degree; relevant professional/work experience in a relevant subject discipline or professional field such as: Design; business studies; management; social sciences; humanities; physical sciences; marketing. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in any one paper, or equivalent. Applicants who have booked a test or are awaiting test results should clearly indicate this on their application form.

Course modules

Modules include: (20 credits) design research methods and critical; global design futures; design and cultural meaning; collaborative unit; (40 credits) design, management, leadership and innovation; (60 credits) final major project and thesis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 15 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Whole course (Scotland) 15 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Whole course (Wales) 15 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Whole course (England) 15 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,230 per Whole course (International) 15 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
London College of Communication Southwark SE1 6SB South East

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