BRUNEL UNIVERSITY LONDON

Design Strategy and Innovation

M.A  |  Placement Year:   No

 

This unique international, multi-disciplinary course will develop design managers and leaders as catalysts for strategic innovation and change.

The programme comprises compulsory modules of theoretical and analytical topics in areas such as innovation, creativity, team-working and leadership. Special features include analytical design exercises, multimedia educational material, research methods, case studies, design audits and international placements.

The aim of the course is to create closer links between design and industry and to widen the horizons of design management students, enabling you to make informed reference to the world beyond design – to users, the market, new technology, economics, politics, law and the global environment.

Programme description

 

This unique international, multi-disciplinary course will develop design managers and leaders as catalysts for strategic innovation and change.

The programme comprises compulsory modules of theoretical and analytical topics in areas such as innovation, creativity, team-working and leadership. Special features include analytical design exercises, multimedia educational material, research methods, case studies, design audits and international placements.

The aim of the course is to create closer links between design and industry and to widen the horizons of design management students, enabling you to make informed reference to the world beyond design – to users, the market, new technology, economics, politics, law and the global environment.

Key Modules

Previous students have become information architects, motion graphics designers, user experience architects, web designers/developers and digital managers.

Companies which have employed Brunel Digital Design graduates include Warner Bros, Sky, BBC, Dare Digital, Lightmaker and IBM. Many work for highly creative, digital agencies with quite small employee numbers, while others work for departments within larger corporations. A number of students work freelance or have founded their own companies.

Module & Subject

Level 1

Compulsory

  • Mathematics for Economics and Finance
  • Financial Markets
  • Microeconomic Principles
  • Macroeconomic Principles
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Professional Skills and Statistics

Level 2

Compulsory

  • Corporate Finance
  • Microeconomics Principles II
  • Macroeconomic Principles II
  • Corporate Investment
  • Money and Banking

Options

Choose 1 from

  • Econometrics for Finance
  • Introduction to Econometrics

Level 3

Compulsory

  • Economics Project
  • Advanced Topics in Economic Theory

Options

Choose 1 from

  • Financial Theory and Corporate Policy
  • Financial Engineering

Plus choose 2 from

  • Managerial and Industrial Economics
  • The Economics of Labour Markets
  • Behavioural Economics and Finance
  • International Money and Finance
  • Risk Management
  • Development Economics
  • Further Econometrics
Entry Requirements
  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 65% (min 60% in all areas)
Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 1 years
Course Fee:  18000.00
Course Level:  POSTGRADUATE
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,July)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Brunel University London, Kingston Lane Uxbridge Middlesex UB8 3PH
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER