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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Dundee City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Design has a transformative effect on the world around us. This impact cuts across culture, business, the environment, and the economy. The course will give you an understanding of this impact and how you can shape it.

Using an interdisciplinary approach, the course will enable you to approach design strategically and enhance your knowledge and understanding of design management, service design, enterprise and entrepreneurship.

You will gain new perspectives on products and services, processes, new ways of working, managing innovation and stakeholders. By using design thinking and other design research methods to help understand and empathise with users, you will be able to make better informed business decisions, in marketing, organisational change and enhanced customer engagement.

You will study in Dundee, a UNESCO City of Design, a city rich in design heritage. The city is also home to the V&A Dundee, the only design museum in Scotland and the first V&A outside of London. We’ve developed the course in parallel with the professional Design for Business programme at the V&A Dundee, and you will take part in interactive workshops and briefs with them. You will also have the opportunity to be a part of a highly engaged design community through the School’s excellence in design research, industry relationships and a highly connected creative culture in the city.

Careers:

You could go on to a successful career within:

  • professional design
  • design consultancy
  • service design
  • design-led, change-managers in private and public sector
  • product & marketing management
  • leadership and management roles in the private, public and voluntary sector
  • management organisations
  • business enterprises
  • entrepreneurship and start-ups
  • further academic/doctoral study.

Application deadline

01 September 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Dundee

  • University League Table

    31st

  • Campus address

    University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 4HN, Scotland

With over 16,000 students and 3,000 staff representing around 150 different countries across the world, the University of Dundee is a truly global institution.
Dundee offers a wide range of disciplines within a friendly and integrated community, to create a unique student experience.
A range of scholarships are available to help international students get the most from their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 86 18

    45th out of 123 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    185 83%

    6th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    67th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    22nd

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    161 74%

    17th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67 67%

    76th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    75th

    16

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