This programme meets the criteria for Level 7 qualification. This MRes Healthcare & Design is aimed at a broad range of entry disciplines. You could be a designer or manager of a design department in a healthcare setting, interested in developing your postgraduate expertise in design-led solutions and innovations for the healthcare sector.
This Research project can be offered part-time over two years for home students, and full time for overseas student and offers the opportunity to develop:
- An awareness of the role and value of design in solving healthcare challenges
- A multi-professional perspective on problem-solving and the importance of clinical/ design team collaboration
- An awareness of the UK health system and the systemic challenges it faces to remain sustainable
- An environment in which to develop the skills to rapidly research, synthesise and prototype a solution to a healthcare challenge
- The opportunity to work alongside a world-class faculty, who can provide knowledge-based learning and encourage critical awareness of current issues such as COVID-19 design solutions
- A range of research techniques, tools and frameworks for use in the fields of design and innovation
- Students will be expected to develop their skills, including collaborative multidisciplinary working, decision-making, continuing professional development and problem-solving amongst other transferable skills.
Acceptation of this research project:
- The student will be expected to investigate the effect of (COVID-19 or any other subject) on current healthcare design and how the design effect the operation of the healthcare system, staff productivity, patient’s wellbeing, and satisfaction with the current design
- The student will be expected to critically appraise current research and framework for innovation and evaluate methodologies, then develop their healthcare innovation design thinking in tackling healthcare issues.
Students who have a background in product design, engineering, interior design, and/or industrial design can apply for the MRes Healthcare & Design.
Mostly, we are looking for applicants to prove their:
- Ability to articulate the intentions of the work
- Academic engagement in areas relevant to the work
- Technical skills appropriate to the work
- Potential to benefit from the course and achieve MRes standards overall.
Please note: This is a self-funded MRes opportunity – it is not a a fully-funded studentship.
Closing date for applications 31 October 2021.
Next start date:
Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus
Design/Product Design/ Industrial Design/ Interior Design/Engineering.
A Bachelors Honours degree with a 2:1 (upper second class) in a required subject.