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Master of Design Management
Master of Design Management
(N214/7/0178(MQA/PA8881)02/22)
Overview

Master of Design Management combines academic study with creative and professional practice in a project-led curriculum that draws on a range of interdisciplinary perspectives from business and the arts.

 

Learning Outcome

The course is designed to support employability and employer engagement by developing both transferable and industries specific high-level skills with the following objectives;

 

Programme / Course aims and objectives:

 

  • To provide practicing designers, mid career professionals and graduates from different design disciplines the opportunity to expand their disciplinary knowledge through related fields such as branding, design thinking, entrepreneurship and design innovation

 

  • To offer a balanced programme of practical, theoretical and enterprise orientated design practice

 

  • To develop a professional understanding of modern multi-disciplinary design and design management

 

  • To introduce students to current design contexts through ‘issue’ rather than solution based design research

 

  • To encourage experimentation, creativity and collaboration in personal work

 

  • To encourage self-direction and aspirations towards social responsibility and sustainable development
Course Structure

The course aims to develop high-level leadership, management, communication and analytical skills for a career in the creative and cultural industries. The content of the course reflects current knowledge, debates and issues within the discipline encompassing 3 main dimensions / pillars:

* Figure shows Full Time structure (1 year)

Part Time mode consists of 6 semesters (2 years)

Elective Module: Creative Data, Business Law for Manager, Social Media Marketing, Business Consulting (only 2 electives to be taken)

Intake
Jan 2020, May 2020, Sep 2020
Duration
Full Time 1 Year or Part Time 2 Year
Study Mode
On-Campus
Career Outcome

•Business

•R&D

•Advertising agencies

•Design consultancy

•Industrial Design

•Building and Manufacturing

•Publishing companies

•Specialised design service

 

In the business world, graduates with experience in design management will be able to show potential employers that they are able to creatively and innovatively lead groups and employees on projects that require learning and development in many business settings.

 

Using creative theories and practices, one can bring marketing and communications tools to be applied for product development and research. Graduates would be able to advance themselves and secure senior management positions in art direction, graphic design management and industrial design.

Entry Requirement
BACHELOR'S DEGREE
  • A bachelor’s degree in Art & Design or related field with minimum CGPA 2.67

 

OR 

 

  • A bachelor’s degree in Art & Design or related field with CGPA 2.00 – 2.66 and a minimum of 3 years working experience in relevant field