Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Design and Innovation for Sustainability

This programme promotes an understanding of the complexity and interconnections inherent in sustainable design and to cultivate innovative design thinking. Students are provided with the knowledge, skills and experience to assess the environmental and social impacts associated with products, services and systems and successfully implement strategies that reduce these impacts, whilst promoting and enhancing innovation. By studying this programme students are joining a vibrant community, benefitting from the cutting edge, novel and emergent ideas and strategies developed and taught by world-leading researchers from the Sustainable Design Research Group, based within the school. Areas studied include design research methods, enterprise business and sustainability, sustainable design, advanced methods and tools for sustainable design, group project, design for behaviour change, service design for social innovation, and a sustainable design dissertation.

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2.1 level degree in a relevant discipline.

Course modules

Semester 1: design research methods; enterprise business and sustainability; sustainable design; advanced methods and tools for sustainable design. Semester 2: group project; design for sustainable behaviour; sustainable design dissertation. Modules are subject to change.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Loughborough University Loughborough LE11 3TU East Midlands

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Postgraduate Taught Admissions Office
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01509 222496