Design Innovation MA

Design Innovation MA

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: 15 January
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: September, January
International tuition: £14,600
Domestic tuition: £8,350

Program overview

Students will benefit from visiting lecturers who specialise in exhibition design, museum curation, retail design, sustainable design, business planning and creative digital design. At the same time, a range of industry, museum, charity, and arts organisation representatives regularly present and coordinate live projects.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus




Applicants should have the equivalent or above of a 2:2 UK bachelor’s honours degree in a design subject relevant to the proposed specialism or major project area. If the applicant has other professional qualifications and industry experience, the university will consider the application on an individual basis.

Interview and Portfolio

Applicants with relevant qualifications should submit a portfolio of work. Overseas applicants will be invited to send samples of their work. International students

If English is not the applicant`s first language an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each band, or equivalent when you start the course is essential

- All students are required to make a pre-payment of £4,000 towards their course fee when accepting an unconditional offer from DMU.

Prepare the following documents:

  • A copy of the student`s qualifications
  • A copy of the student`s English language certificate
  • A personal statement of at least 500 words explaining why the student wants to study chosen course at DMU and any additional information that will support application
  • A copy of the student`s passport
  • Two references for postgraduate study
  • Portfolio

Career opportunities

Graduates have launched their own design businesses and consultancies, moved into dynamic careers such as a creative designer or taken on senior roles in design strategy or brand management. Some graduates have chosen to do a PhD, developing their research to a deeper level.

Campus location

Leicester , United Kingdom

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