Course Description

MA Interdisciplinary Design Strategies

Our Interdisciplinary Design Strategies MA aims to give designers and non-designers alike an in-depth knowledge of integrated design strategies and the skills to leverage design in the pursuit of organisational change and sustainable innovation.

The programme offers powerful, collaborative design skills which our graduates utilise to achieve co-created solutions which engage everyone and forge progressive change in individuals and communities.

Students are introduced to the latest developments in design theory and practice, and through project based learning, collaboration with our partners at the Institute without Boundaries and real client engagement they learn to apply the transformative capacity of design.

The programme responds to the great challenges of the present and future; economic, cultural and ecological. All require strategic approach to design and problem solving and this programme offers a dynamic new way of engaging those challenges creatively, purposefully and responsibly.

CollegeIADT Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art Design & Technology
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course CategoryDesign, Art & Design
Course TypeOnsite
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Awarding BodyIADT
Awarding Body DetailsMA
Course Start Date16th September 2019
Course End Date18th December 2020
Course DurationFifteen Months
Course Fee7,500 (EU student)
Entry RequirementsMin Entry Requirements Undergraduate 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. Advanced Entry Requirements Entry to an advanced stage of the MA Programme is available via two pathways (i) Successful candidates of approved Access/Feeder Programmes (AFPs). (ii) Applicants may be considered for advanced entry through a combination of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and relevant Industry Experience in the discipline area.
Carear PathGraduates will be prepared to work at a strategic level across a broad range of sectors. Recent graduates are employed as service designers, design researchers and design strategists in a wide variety of sectors, in Ireland and abroad; tech companies, financial services, non-for profits; government organisations and their own enterprise or consulting service.
Course CodeDL914
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