Masters | Postgraduate Course - Design for Business MSc Course Details within University of Dundee

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Design for Business MSc

Study Details

MSc: 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time

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

  • Learn to be an influential team player and develop leadership and entrepreneurial skills.
  • Blend of theory and practice see whole systems and approach design strategically.
  • Learn to exploit opportunities such as the circular economy model in the creative industries.
  • Get to grips with design thinking and see how it's used in business marketing, systems thinking in finance and sustainability.
  • Use frameworks for understanding the complexity of organisations.
  • Get new perspectives on strategy, innovation and design thinking.
  • Use design research methods to help understand and empathise with users.

Module details

Semester 1

DJ51032 - Accelerator
DJ51036 - Changing Populations
DJ51038 - Leadership and Culture

Semester 2

DJ52010 - Prototyping: Insights to Innovation
DJ52040 - Business Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

Semester 3

DJ52031 - Studio Practice: Independent project or DJ53014 - Master's Placement

Entry Requirements

Honours Degree at 2.1 or above in an Arts, Humanities, Social Science, or Management related discipline.

Student Destinations

Graduates could go on to successful careers within professional design and/or management organisations, business enterprises, leadership and management roles in the private, public and voluntary sector, or further their academic study.