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Master of Design in Design Innovation & Collaborative Creativity

Glasgow School of Art

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  • Qualification

    MDes - Master of Design

  • Location

    Glasgow School of Art

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    14-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Programme Overview

This programme examines ways in which collaborative creativity can be used to help organisations change and innovate. Taught at The Glasgow School of Art’s campus in the Scottish Highlands, the course offers ideal preparation for those who wish to apply for strategic roles in organisational and business development.

The MDes in Design Innovation and Collaborative Creativity recognises the need for design practitioners to work within teams whose role is to examine and address the future needs of citizens. You will develop methods to help organisations adopt a human-centred approach to reframing their working practices in order to better meet the needs of all stakeholders.

The emphasis upon collaborative working and real-world engagement is explored through projects that confront key social, political and economic issues, often working with partners from within industry or the public sector.

You will also have the opportunity to engage with peers from international schools as part of the annual Winter School held at the campus in Forres. This seasonal event brings together students and faculty from leading institutions around the world for a two-week programme of lectures, workshops and networking opportunities that offers an insight into what a career in design as a global activity looks like.

Assessment

The assessment combines written work, visual and project material produced both by groups and individuals. The assessment formats are designed to develop analytical thinking, creative synthesis and a rigorous capacity for reflection and self-evaluation. There is an emphasis upon collaborative studio working combined with individual exploration and analysis of theoretical positions and discourses. Students will also achieve PgCert and PgDip exit awards during this course.

Application deadline

02 April 2021, 21 May 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 19,980per year

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

University information

Glasgow School of Art

  • Campus address

    Glasgow School of Art, 167 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G3 6RQ, Scotland

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