Loughborough University London

Loughborough University London

Design Innovation

The focus of this programme is ongoing development of Design Practice. You will take part in a series of processes and projects that will build a real and relevant portfolio of work. Learning through doing is at the core of our London campus experience. A key feature of our MA/MSc Design Innovation programme is a project with industry looking at studying a real business or social problem and working collaboratively with others to innovate and design a solution.

Entry requirements

Minimum of a lower 2nd Class Honours degree in design or related subjects. Students are entered for MA or MSc based on qualifications on entry. English language requirements: IELTS: 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest (reading, listening, writing and speaking) or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Identity, culture and communication; design thinking; reflection and action; meaning making in design; foresight and strategy; international project; individual project, dissertation, business plan or placement; collaborative project; second subject module.

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed by a combination of essays, group exercises, presentations and time constrained assignments. Subject to the student's choices, there may also be exams. Students are asked to produce project briefs, concept drawings, user scenarios, storyboards, project blogs and multimedia documentation.

Sponsorship information

Loughborough University London offers a range of five scholarships to students. Our ambition is to inspire high achieving students from all backgrounds, to study a postgraduate programme with us and benefit from our outstanding teaching and cutting edge research facilities. Our Scholarships and Bursaries have been created to celebrate academic excellence, support ambition and reward meaningful contributions to local communities. Our Scholarships and Bursaries for 2016 Entry; please note applications for Scholarships close on 31st July 2016: • East London Community Scholarship: open to any student meeting the Loughborough University in London degree programme entrance criteria who obtained their GCSE's or A-levels (or equivalent qualifications) from within The Growth Boroughs - Barking and Dagenham, Greenwich, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest. These scholarships provide students with up to100% off the full cost of tuition fees. • Dean's Award for Enterprise: Competitive scholarship based on a one-page submission of your business idea. Applicants that are shortlisted will be asked to complete a short video interview and the award will be given at the discretion of the Dean, with the support of the Senior Leadership Team. • Excellence Scholarship: This scholarship awards high achieving UK, EU and International students. • Alumni Bursary: The Alumni Bursary offers graduates from Loughborough University 20% towards the full cost of their tuition fees, regardless of their programme or nationality. • 1909 Excellence Award: £1,909 off tuition fees for students who wish to study a programme from the Institute for Digital Technologies, the Institute for Design Innovation or the Institute for Sport Business AND have made a significant contribution to their University during their studies OR have at least two years or relevant, professional work experience OR have a plan to create a new business after graduation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time GBP 11,700 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 22,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 11,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 11,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 11,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years
MSc Full-time GBP 11,700 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time GBP 22,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time GBP 11,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time GBP 11,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time GBP 11,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

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