Full-time MA in Digital Management


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Program Description

Hyper Island’s MA Digital Management program offers an immersive industry-led learning experience delivered by innovative digital leaders and pioneers. The program combines a comprehensive range of topics with real-world application, including digital technology, business transformation, strategy, service design, leadership, team management and innovation, which helps professionals strategise and lead effectively in today’s digital business realm.

The MA Digital Management program is a full-time Masters-level leadership program, designed in partnership with industry leaders and internationally accredited by Teesside University, Hyper Island’s partner in the UK. This post-graduate program is designed to prepare you for a leading role in industry, and will give you real-time insight into the thought processes that drive some of the world’s most successful and innovative companies.

You will embark on a transformative journey to becoming a new kind of leader, who is adaptive, collaborative and creatively driven, who can go beyond conventional thinking and practices to create effective teams and business value in a world of constant disruption.

You will be given the opportunity to work with real-world situations through live business briefs for clients. You will be challenged to create business and brand strategies, and develop innovative solutions based on creative concepts.

In addition to group projects and client briefs, MA Digital Management students are expected to complete individual assignments to compliment each group task.

At Hyper Island, you will be immersed in collaborative and high-energy learning environments that mirror the modern workplace dynamics. We value both professional and personal development, and we seek to help you achieve that by supporting you with new methods, tools and knowledge to develop your abilities.

What you learn

This program will explore a wide range of business, technical and creative topics:

  • Change management, transformational leadership and group dynamics
  • Entrepreneurship and learning from start-ups
  • Business strategy, business development and business transformation
  • Branding and communication, the role of brands, consumer insights
  • Project management techniques, budgeting, pitching and planning
  • Innovation, idea generation and concept development
  • Digital and mobile technologies, prototyping and development
  • Designing for the consumer: human interaction, research and user centred design

Program format

11-month Masters program

  • 6 months full-time studying on campus in Stockholm or Manchester

  • 5 months of remote thesis focus in industry

Infinite career possibilities

  • Digital Strategy
  • Consulting
  • Business Design
  • Project Management
  • Product Management
  • Digital Marketing
  • Account Management
  • Planning
  • Branding
  • UX / UI Design
  • Digital Production
  • Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship


Bachelor’s degree or 3-5 years of relevant work experience.

Non-EU applicants are required to submit IELTS Academic test results as proof of English proficiency. An overall minimum score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 per section is required for placement in the MA Digital Management program. Applicants from Australia, USA, Canada or countries where English is the native language do not need to provide this proof.

BAC Accredited

We are proud to share that Hyper Island’s MA Digital Management program is BAC Accredited. This is a leading mark of educational quality for the education sector and awarded following a rigorous inspection of our school, its staff and learning environment.

Last updated Sep 2019

About the School

Hyper Island designs learning experiences that challenge companies and individuals to grow and stay competitive in an increasingly digitized world. Our range of immersive programs and courses seeks to ... Read More

Hyper Island designs learning experiences that challenge companies and individuals to grow and stay competitive in an increasingly digitized world. Our range of immersive programs and courses seeks to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to lead the change and begin a journey of lifelong learning. Read less
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