Master in Innovation and Design

Mälardalen University

Program Description

Master in Innovation and Design

Mälardalen University

We are convinced that broad competence in innovation and design from a holistic perspective is needed to deal with future challenges. In the international Master's programme in Innovation and Design, you acquire specialist theoretical knowledge and practical skills for interacting in a global market. After your studies, you will be competitive in the labour market and prepared for doctoral studies.

The Programme

The international Master's programme in Innovation and Design has been developed in collaboration with stakeholders outside academia and is aimed to create a clear link to the labour market. You will acquire both theoretical and practical competencies, and learn about innovation management, design processes and communication in complex organisations. The study programme includes qualitative research methods and skills in how to collaborate with partners outside the University in interdisciplinary projects.

The programme itself is multidisciplinary, combining disciplines such as engineering, the social sciences, and the humanities, as well as perspectives drawn from the arts. The courses help you to develop your capacity for multidisciplinary collaboration, both nationally and internationally. You will also develop your knowledge in an area defined by yourself within the field of innovation and design.

Employment and Future Prospects

After your degree, you will have a broader understanding of central concepts and theories in innovation and design. You will also acquire the skills needed in innovation processes for service and product development to operate in international projects which span the humanities, the social sciences, engineering, and the health and welfare sector. The wide-ranging programme content will give you a solid advantage in securing an academic research career; it will also prepare you for qualified management work in the private and public sectors.

Tuition fee

For students outside EU/EEA

First-semester fee: 67500 SEK

Total programme fee: 270000 SEK

Specific entry requirements

A completed Bachelor's degree from an institution of higher education of three years or more, equivalent to 180 credits, within the fields of innovation management, information design, product and production development, industrial economics and management, industrial design, engineering design, interaction design, mechanical engineering, or entrepreneurship. Graduates with a Bachelor's degree in other fields are required to have at least one year of working experience in the related fields of design or innovation. A TOEFL test result, with a minimum score of 575 with a TWE score of at least 4.5 (PBT) or 90 with a TWE score of at least 20 (iBT) or an IELTS test result with an overall band score of at least 6.5 and no band score below 5.5 or equivalent is required.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 20, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
270,000 SEK
for students outside EU/EAA
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Deadline
Locations
Sweden - Eskilstuna, Södermanland County
Start date : Sept. 2019
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Dates
Sept. 2019
Sweden - Eskilstuna, Södermanland County
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