Entry requirements

A UK first or second class Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in a design or a closely related creative discipline. Other subjects with relevant work experience will be assessed on an individual basis. Entry criteria are subject to review and change each academic year.

Months of entry


Course content

The main aim of this course is to develop design managers and leaders as catalysts for strategic innovation and change. It combines taught modules and industrial experience through design audits and industrial placements. The course is developed to create closer links between design and industry, and to widen the horizons of design management students, enabling them to make informed references to the world beyond design- to users, the market, new technology, economics, politics, law and the global environment. The special features include analytical design exercises, multimedia educational material, research methods and case studies.

Information for international students

English Language Requirements •IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas) •Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores) •BrunELT: 65% (min 60% in all areas)

Fees and funding

UK students
£8,500 full-time; £4,250 part-time
International students
£17,500 full-time; £8,750 part-time

Find out more on postgraduate funding

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment65
Dissertation35 (20000 words)

Course contact details

Brunel Course Enquiries
+44 (0)1895 265599