Course Description

Interdisciplinary Design Strategies

olving the most prominent economic or cultural challenges requires a strategic approach to design and problem solving. Solving such complex, or “wicked problems”, requires designers and other discipline experts to face new challenges that typically have no precedent. Working collaboratively to forge new solutions and drive progressive changes.

This exciting new programme has been designed in collaboration with the Institute Without Boundaries in Toronto. Through collaborative practices the programme provides candidates with a systematic and in-depth knowledge of integrated design strategies. They will develop critical awareness and employ advanced design methodologies.

The programme responds to the needs of industry for graduates with the required combination of knowledge, skills and competencies to work within interdisciplinary teams in the broader design, technology and professional services sectors.

CollegeIADT Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art Design & Technology
Course LocationDun Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland
Course CategoryComputing, IT & Computers
Course Fee€7,500
Course Duration15 months
Entry RequirementsUndergraduate qualification of 2nd Class Honours or higher at Honours Degree level. Applicants may be considered provided they can demonstrate Honours Degree equivalence, which can be verified through our RPL (recognition of prior learning) process. Some prior experience in a cognate discipline is desirable.
Carear PathGraduates will be prepared to work independently or as a partner at a strategic level across a broad range of sectors. Typical pathways include traditional design studios; technology sector (product development teams); professional services; non-for profits; government and private organisations, cultural institutions or their own enterprise or consulting service. Areas of specialisation areas include; service design, communication design, planning, architecture, design strategy, project management, research and entrepreneurship in a variety of local and global enterprises.
Course CodeDL914 - Level 9
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