Taught course

Integrated Design Innovation

Institution
University of Plymouth · Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 degree from a UK University or equivalent and evidence of a sustained engagement with the field. We will consider students below 2:1 if they can demonstrate a strong academic portfolio or a record of professional experience. Applicants will be required to submit an outline of their experience in a 500-word statement.

Work experience in relevant sectors is highly desirable, though not required. Applicants with extensive industry experience can claim credits following the University of Plymouth Accreditation of Prior Learning Policy.

For an informal discussion about the course please contact the programme leader at ada@plymouth.ac.uk.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course focuses on tackling real-world industrial challenges through the development of bespoke and innovative products, services and experiences in the context of the Industry 4.0 agenda. Develop your ideas into businesses in the digital sector, working with a range of industry partners, academic staff, and new facilities for Digital Fabrication and Immersive Media.

Key features:

  • Join the Industry 4.0 revolution with a degree from a top 10 UK young university for subjects of art, design and architecture (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2019) and in the First-Class Category of Sustainable Universities in the UK (People and Planet Green League 2018).
  • Develop advanced skills in digital design applicable to a range of industry sectors such as manufacturing and industrial design.
  • Engage with new Digital Fabrication and Immersive Media Labs, with state-of-the-art equipment and dedicated technical support.
  • Gain multidisciplinary experience in a project-based learning environment by working alongside MA/MSc students, industry guests and academic staff from the School of Art, Design and Architecture.
  • 100% coursework. No exams.
  • Opportunity to pursue research degrees (MPhil/PhD) as well as cross-collaboration with other postgraduate courses such as MA Design, and MA Smart Urban Futures.

Information for international students

The minimum IELTS score for acceptable English proficiency for entry is 6.5. English language requirements.

For further advice on the appropriateness of overseas qualifications and proficiency in the use of English, please contact our International Office.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
admissions@plymouth.ac.uk