INSTITUTE FOR DESIGN INNOVATION
The focus of this programme is ongoing development of Design Practice. You will take part in a series of processes and projects that will build a real and relevant portfolio of work.
Learning through doing is at the core of our London campus experience. A key feature of our MA/MSc Design Innovation programme is a project with industry looking at studying a real business or social problem and working collaboratively with others to innovate and design a solution.
See the website http://www.lborolondon.ac.uk/study/institutes-programmes/design-innovation/
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 and evaluation project with a focus on a particular area of design.
To complete the MA/MSc Design Innovation students must complete 8 x 15 credit modules (4 in the first semester and 4 in the second semester). In the first semester 3 modules are compulsory with the option to choose your final 1 module from another Institute. In the second semester all 4 modules are compulsory. All students must complete a Dissertation worth 60 credits.
Modules are assessed by a combination of essays, group exercises, presentations and time constrained assignments. Subject to your choices, there may also be exams.
Students will be asked to produce project briefs, concept drawings, user scenarios, storyboards, project blogs and multimedia documentation.
Upon graduating, you will be equipped with advanced knowledge to enhance your career opportunities in design and branding consultancies, in-house design and marketing departments as designers and design managers. You will become a professional versed with design skills and interdisciplinary teamwork.
- Identity, Culture and Communication
- Design Thinking
- Reflection and Action
- Meaning Making in Design
- Foresight and Strategy
- International Project
- Collaborative Project
SECOND SUBJECT MODULES
Choose one module only
- Media and Creative Industries: Context and Practices
- Media and Creative Industries: Critical Perspectives
- Introduction to Mobile Internet and Media Clouds
- Leadership Models and Practices: Applications to a Sport Context
- Principles of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
- Analysing the Construction of Leadership for a Sport Context
Find more information on modules here http://www.lborolondon.ac.uk/study/institutes-programmes/design-innovation/
StudyLoughborough University London
offers a collaborative, innovative and inspiring learning environment, bringing together world-leading scholars, dynamic organisations and creative individuals with the emerging talent and leaders of tomorrow.
Our programmes, which combine real-world learning with theory-rich lectures, are delivered through our five institutes and academy:
- Institute for Design Innovation
- Institute for Digital Technologies
- Glendonbrook Institute for Enterprise Development
- Institute for Sport Business
- Institute for Media and Creative Industries
- Academy of Diplomacy and International Governance
You will not only develop an in-depth knowledge of your chosen subject area, but will also gain cross-disciplinary experience, giving you the breadth of skills and experience to thrive in your chosen career.
You will learn from and network with pioneering thought-leaders from a range of organisations –multi-national companies to small entrepreneurial start-ups, the private and voluntary sectors, and the eminently creative local London community.
Our vision for Loughborough University London
has been shaped and informed by the University’s existing commercial partners and collaborators, which include several of the world’s most iconic brands.
We will be running regular keynote speaker programmes, seminars and invited lecturers from some of the world’s most influential business leaders, entrepreneurs, and public and voluntary sector organisations. Visit the People section of the website (http://www.lborolondon.ac.uk/about/people/guest-speakers/
) to see just a few of our iconic partners.
All have recognised the need to invest in the pipeline of future talent so that they can continue to recruit people with the skills, drive and creativity to compete and thrive in a globally competitive environment.
Find out how to apply here http://www.lborolondon.ac.uk/study/how-to-apply/
Find information on Scholarships here http://www.lborolondon.ac.uk/study/scholarships-and-bursaries/