INSTITUTE FOR DESIGN INNOVATION
This programme will provide you with concepts and skills for undertaking ethnographic research for completion of design projects.
These skills can be applied and developed in both the interdisciplinary and international design projects that provide the core of the programme.
Building on the strengths of our MA/MSc Design Innovation this programme expands the question does culture inform design or does design inform culture? Through a series of processes and projects students will build a portfolio of work informed by the study of culture through the Media and Creative Industries. This programme supports students to explore the dynamic, contingent relationships between design and its many cultural contexts.
See the website http://www.lborolondon.ac.uk/study/institutes-programmes/design-and-culture/
a) To enhance design skills and knowledge through theoretical and practical application individually and in multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary teams
b) Develop collaborative behaviour through active learning and team work, analysing and evaluating problems and responding to challenges in real time
c) To enable graduates to develop their critical thinking and insight to improve their effectiveness as designers
d) To enable graduates to develop their analytical and research skills through undertaking a substantial design innovation and evaluation project that draws on the influences of culture in design
e) To critically analyse how design feeds culture and culture feeds design
To complete the MA Design and Culture students must complete 8 x 15 credit modules (4 in the first semester and 4 in the second semester). All modules are compulsory. All students must complete a Dissertation worth 60 credits.
Modules are assessed by a combination of projects base learning, essays, group exercises, presentations and project portfolios.
Students will be asked to produce project briefs, concept drawings, user scenarios, storyboards, project blogs and multimedia documentation.
You will be a qualified professional versed with many new and developed design skills, and will be experienced in interdisciplinary teamwork. Graduates will also have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and career prospects further by undertaking an MRes or PhD programme.
- Identity, Culture and Communication
- Reflection and Action
- Meaning Making in Design
- Design Innovation Project
- Collaborative Project
- Media and Creative Industries: Context and Practices
- Media and Creative Industries: Critical Perspectives
- Researching Media Industries
See here for information on modules http://www.lborolondon.ac.uk/study/institutes-programmes/design-and-culture/
We are investing over half a million pounds (£0.5m) in our scholarship and bursary scheme to support your studies at Loughborough University London
in 2017. This package of support celebrates and rewards excellence, innovation and community. Our ambition is to inspire students of the highest calibre and from all backgrounds and nationalities to study with us and benefit from the wider Loughborough University experience and network. Our range of scholarships, bursaries and support packages are available to UK, EU and international students.View the sections below to discover which scholarship options are right for you.
What's on offer for 2017?
Inspiring Success Programme
-For unemployed and underemployed* graduates living in the East London Growth Boroughs of Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets or Waltham Forest
-Award value: 100% off your tuition fees
-We are joining forces with The London Legacy Development Company to offer a two day programme of specialist support for graduates, including workshops, skills seminars and networking opportunities to increase students' employability and support those looking to enter into postgraduate education.
-Eligibility: At the end of the programme, eight students will be selected for a 100% scholarship to study a masters course of their choice at our London campus in September 2017.
Dean's Award for Enterprise
-For students looking for the skills and support to launch a new business
-Award value: 90% off fees to launch your business idea
-Eligibility: The award will be given at the discretion of the Dean and the Senior Leadership Team, based on a one-page submission of your business idea.
East London Community Scholarship
-For any students who obtained their GCSE’s or A-levels (or equivalent qualifications) from The Growth Boroughs – Barking and Dagenham, Greenwich, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest
-Award value: 50% off your tuition fees
-Eligibility: Competitive scholarship based on one-page submission showing your contribution to our community.
-For all Loughborough University alumni
-Award value: 20% off your tuition fees
-Eligibility: International and UK/EU alumni holding a current offer for LoughboroughExcellence Scholarship
-For international and UK/EU high achieving students
-Eligibility: Any student holding a high 2:1 or first class undergraduate degree or equivalent from a recognised high quality institution will be considered.
Find information on Scholarships here http://www.lborolondon.ac.uk/study/scholarships-and-bursaries/