Taught course

Design Thinking

Institution
Cranfield University · Environmental Technology
Qualifications
MDesPGDipPGCert

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Entry requirements

1st or 2nd class UK honours degree in a relevant business, engineering or design-based discipline, or the international equivalent of these UK qualifications.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Innovative companies today (large or small) strive for excellence to create the next breakthrough innovation - whether that be to advance technology, stay competitive in the market place, or to provide positive change for society. To achieve this, companies need to maintain their competitive edge, employing talented professionals with ideas and vision, coupled with the skills to innovate with confidence. We believe that Design Thinking is a powerful process that when mastered will empower our professional learners to unlock their creative potential to generate novel ideas and to translate these ideas into tangible and impactful outputs for innovation.

This course has been carefully designed to advance your knowledge of Design Thinking, working with confidence to generate convincing ideas, provide you with the opportunity to apply Design Thinking in practise with a company, improve your opportunity of job success, through the building of your professional skills and innovation design portfolio, and provide you with the ‘know how’ to develop your long term career as a creative professional.

Who is it for?

The course is designed for (but not exclusive to) creative professionals with an aspiration to use Design Thinking to advance their career. It aims to develop creative design literate engineers, scientists and management postgraduates providing tools and techniques to visualise complex data flows and strategic communication processes. It is suitable for graduates from a variety of disciplines.

Why this course?

Offered by our Centre for Competitive Creative Design (C4D), this masters in Design, Thinking exploits existing expertise within Cranfield’s School of Water, Energy and Environment and School of Management.

This course is suitable for mid-career professionals in the creative industries sector looking to improve their skills in the strategic, tactical and implementation aspects of the management of creativity and innovation in business.

Fees and funding

UK students
£10,500
International students
£21,500

For details of any funding or bursaries that may be available, please contact the Student funding office.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MDes
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
studydesign@cranfield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1234 758082