The role of design management covers aspects of project management, design and strategic planning to administer the creative process in a professional environment. By covering these topics with a focus on academic underpinning to real-life situations, our Master's degree prepares you for a career in innovation and leadership within the fast-moving creative industries.
This Master's will appeal to design organisations, employers in organisations that design new products, and candidates holding a first degree or equivalent qualification in a design-related field. The aim is to enhance existing skills and abilities by enabling a systematic approach to design and the decision-making process.
On this course you can benefit from opting to take a 30-week placement in industry, extending your course by a year, although this is not mandatory. This will give you essential real-world experience, placing your theory and skills into practice, and enabling you to harvest a network of professional contacts – all of which are vital for successfully launching a career.
See Course details for information including how this course will be delivered safely if you’re starting in January 2021 in response Covid-19.
Next start date:
January 2021, September 2021, January 2022, September 2022
Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus
1 year full-time (15 months for January starts), 2 years with an optional work placement, or 2 years part-time
A Bachelor's Honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject, or equivalent. For more information see our full entry requirements.
International entry requirements:
If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each component. For more information check out our international entry requirements.