Taught course

International Design Enterprise

University of Lincoln · Lincoln School of Architecture

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:1 honours degree in a related subject or considerable work experience in the field. Applicants will need to present a portfolio that demonstrates creative awareness and submit two academic references. Mature students can gain non-standard entry if they possess appropriate professional experience, creative design and research skills and critical design studies knowledge.

Months of entry


Course content

This internationally focused programme combines creativity with entrepreneurism to provide business knowledge to designers who wish to develop their own enterprises or take an entrepreneurial role in the design industry.

Within the MAIDE studios, live projects provide the opportunity to evaluate the commercial potential of your own designs. You will learn the key entrepreneurial concepts necessary to develop creative and commercially viable outputs for an international audience.

Study modes include critiques, interactive presentations, international communications strategies and reviews. You will have opportunities to work collaboratively with colleagues across the institution and have access to specialist support and expertise from eminent practitioners and external visiting speakers.

Information for international students

International Students will require English Language at IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each element, or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

As a University of Lincoln postgraduate student, you may be eligible to apply for one of our generous scholarship packages. For more information about postgraduate funding and scholarships, please visit our website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

David Bramston
+44 (0) 1522 837153