Structure of studies
All master students from the three tracks (Arts, Business, Science and Engineering) will study the same compulsory IDBM major studies during the first academic year. At the core of the programme is the semester-long Industry Project where multi-disciplinary student teams work together on real-life challenges provided by industry partners.
Graduates of the IDBM programme will be able to drive innovation and lead initiatives to undertake new business ventures within global environments.
This includes the ability to:
- Use design approach in product, service, and business development
- Lead and collaborate in multi-cultural and interdisciplinary teams, connecting one's own disciplinary expertise to a wider business context
- Drive change and development activities in organisations
- Communicate ideas and concepts both verbally and visually at operative and strategic levels
- Understand and utilise academic research in defining and approaching problems in a systematic and systemic manner.
The master’s degree studies in International Design Business Management in the field of business consist of the following modules
- Major studies 40 cr
- Specialisation studies /minor 24 cr
- Master’s thesis 36 cr
- Elective studies 20 cr