• Develop your knowledge and skills relating to current debates and practices • Enjoy access to your own studio space and workshop support • Tap into long-established associations with key creative and professional networks.
The course is designed for:
• Committed practitioners who wish to develop their personal creative practice to a higher, professional level • Applicants from business, marketing or engineering backgrounds, who may be finding themselves increasingly involved in the design and creative sector • Those who wish to pursue a change of career path into the divers filed of product innovation.
The aim of the course is to develop your critical and contextual practice, contemporary and innovative methodologies, cross-disciplinary and collaborative practices, and reflective studio-based practice.
During your time with us, you will be encouraged to undertake independent contextual and theoretical research that will improve your capacity for independent enquiry, creativity and professional practice.
• Research Methods and Practice • Specialist Practice • Creative Contexts • Practice in Context • Negotiated Thesis/Major Project
The field of product innovation is assuming a strategic role in many sectors of commercial and social enterprise.
Consequently career prospects are diverse and offer scope for developing specialization or broad consultancy opportunities terms of one or more of following modes of professional practice:
• Freelance consultancy • Mainstream design consultancy practice • In-house company designer.