Taught course

Multidisciplinary Innovation

Northumbria University · Faculty of Arts, Design and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in any discipline, or relevant work experience.

Months of entry


Course content

Join our exciting, creative and highly practical Multidisciplinary Innovation Masters. Get to work on live briefs from real organisations, in a simulated agency environment, and learn to think in new ways to engineer change.

We welcome students onto this course from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds. Working collaboratively with people with a range of skill sets, you’ll devise creative solutions using strategic innovation to solve real world, complex challenges to social, organisational and commercial issues. Previous organisations we have worked with include multinationals like Mars and Unilever, local start-ups and charities.

As part of this course, you will:

  • Work on real life projects that will allow you to build up an invaluable portfolio of experience
  • Blend design, technology, and business and develop your entrepreneurial mind-set
  • Learn to manage change and innovation in a strategic way
  • Build up an invaluable portfolio of experience and network of contacts that will span multiple industries
  • Create strategic value through adapting a range of innovation approaches and resources - highly valued by future employers

Information for international students

International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Admissions Office
0191 227 4444