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Design is considered to be a very broad discipline and its nature and specifications vary immensely depending on the context and field of application. Generally speaking, design is an art of constructing an object (given the diversity of fields where design is used – almost any object, which can be created by a human) and of making preparations and plans for such a construction. A Master in… Read more

Design is considered to be a very broad discipline and its nature and specifications vary immensely depending on the context and field of application. Generally speaking, design is an art of constructing an object (given the diversity of fields where design is used – almost any object, which can be created by a human) and of making preparations and plans for such a construction. A Master in Design allows students to focus on their interest and talents.

Master in Design degrees are in highly sought after. Today designers literally cannot be avoided in nearly all aspects of human life. If one needs to decorate and refresh a house, help from interior designers will be needed. If one is thinking about publishing a book, a book designer should always be at hand. Graphic designers, product designers, web designers, and fashion designers are all possible careers for those seeking a Master in Design. Design is closely connected to art, engineering and production and each specific field adds some new requirements and characteristics to this ever changing discipline of designing objects.

Have you ever felt the urge to create something beautiful and practical at the same time? Or maybe you enjoy optimizing different objects so that they meet one’s needs without a fail? If this is the case, you should consider a Master in Design. Read more about the various Master in Design programs offered by universities all over the world!

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Harbour.Space University
Barcelona, Spain +1 More

The Harbour Space Interaction Design Programme blends technical know-how, interdisciplinary research and a creative artistic-scientific approach to enable the development of c ... +

The Harbour Space Interaction Design Programme blends technical know-how, interdisciplinary research and a creative artistic-scientific approach to enable the development of creative interfaces that generate progressive and innovative applications for media design, media research, media art, and communication. -
Master
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Berlin School Of Business & Innovation
Hamburg, Germany

Are you looking for a master's which will boost your career prospects in the creative arts? BSBI is proud to offer a master's programme in Visual Communication in partnership ... +

Are you looking for a master's which will boost your career prospects in the creative arts? BSBI is proud to offer a master's programme in Visual Communication in partnership with the University for the Creative Arts (UCA). On this 18-month programme, you will explore the ways in which you can convey messages and meaning through a diverse range of media - from illustration and motion to digital - and you’ll be encouraged to develop new skills to strengthen and inform your design language. -
MA
Full-time
18 months
English
May 2022
Campus
 
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design
Kowloon, Hong Kong

The Master of Design (Innovative Business Design) (IBD) is an interdisciplinary specialism based on a design-centred entrepreneurship approach, applying integrative design thi ... +

The Master of Design (Innovative Business Design) (IBD) is an interdisciplinary specialism based on a design-centred entrepreneurship approach, applying integrative design thinking processes and methods to define business opportunities, configure resources, and manage projects with dynamic capability in an era of digital presumption and business uncertainty. -
Master
Full-time
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 

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The George Washington University - Columbian College of Arts & Sciences
Washington, USA

The MA in Exhibition Design Program is a two-year, 48-credit program, which can be completed in four semesters of full-time traditional study. Part-time study is also availabl ... +

The MA in Exhibition Design Program is a two-year, 48-credit program, which can be completed in four semesters of full-time traditional study. Part-time study is also available for those balancing coursework with careers and other demands. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

The Master in Design for Urban Environment trains professionals to take part in the process of urban transformation by designing ideas that help to reinforce the social, cultu ... +

The Master in Design for Urban Environment trains professionals to take part in the process of urban transformation by designing ideas that help to reinforce the social, cultural and economic fabric of 21st-century cities. -
Master
Full-time
9 months
English
Oct 2022
19 Sep 2022
Campus
 
Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands

Bio-inspired design and science are used for innovations that support a transition to a sustainable, circular economy. The Master’s program Bio-Inspired Innovation (BII) offer ... +

Bio-inspired design and science are used for innovations that support a transition to a sustainable, circular economy. The Master’s program Bio-Inspired Innovation (BII) offers a unique blend of knowledge and skill training that will support the search for and development of circular business models and bio-inspired research & innovations. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
eLearning Academy for Communication GmbH
Eisenstadt, Austria

Do you want to deepen your knowledge of cross-media marketing communication and increase your career opportunities? Would you like to study independent of time and place and d ... +

Do you want to deepen your knowledge of cross-media marketing communication and increase your career opportunities? Would you like to study independent of time and place and decide for yourself how much time you want to spend on your continued education? Does your professional experience leave you with the feeling that you cannot learn anything new in a bachelor’s degree programme? Would you still like to round off your expertise academically and thus improve your professional standing? Have you already completed a degree in marketing and now find yourself in the communications and marketing industry and urgently need more expertise in the field? Are you looking for an interdisciplinary study programme that merges the know-how of various institutes and many years of experience? And all this in combination with individual support? Then, the online study programme Marketing Communication in the specialization Cross-media Marketing Communication International is right for you! -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 semesters
English, German
Online
 
Chalmers University of Technology
Gothenburg, Sweden

The master's programme Industrial design engineering at Chalmers will give you the skills to design better products and services, which can provide meaningful user experiences ... +

The master's programme Industrial design engineering at Chalmers will give you the skills to design better products and services, which can provide meaningful user experiences and improve people's everyday lives. The programme is user-centred and sustainability oriented, with a holistic systems perspective on product development. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
EU Business School Switzerland
Geneva, Switzerland +1 More

The digital transformation of business is accelerating, and customers are increasingly empowered and selective. This program will give students the skills to design effective ... +

The digital transformation of business is accelerating, and customers are increasingly empowered and selective. This program will give students the skills to design effective digital marketing campaigns, apply a strategic approach to planning digital transformation, re-design and re-imagine businesses and products driven by new technologies and understand consumer motivation and the fundamentals behind search engine algorithms. -
Master
Full-time
English
Oct 2022
01 Sep 2022
Campus
 
Universidad de Navarra
Madrid, Spain

Specialize in one of the most demanded professional profiles in the labor market by project offices and companies in the construction sector. The MDGAE trains experts in susta ... +

Specialize in one of the most demanded professional profiles in the labor market by project offices and companies in the construction sector. The MDGAE trains experts in sustainability in buildings, both in the design and in the quantification of the efficiency of the measures adopted. You will have the opportunity to acquire training in business and project management, taught by professors from IESE Business School. -
Master
Full-time
12 months
Spanish, English
Oct 2022
Campus
 
University of San Diego Professional and Continuing Education
San Diego, USA

The Master of Science in Learning Design and Technology is a 30-unit project-based program that is offered 100% online using the Blackboard learning management system. Student ... +

The Master of Science in Learning Design and Technology is a 30-unit project-based program that is offered 100% online using the Blackboard learning management system. Students will develop a comprehensive understanding of the science of how people learn, as well as proficiency in the leading technology tools currently used in instructional/learning design. -
MSc
Part-time
20 months
English
06 Sep 2022
01 Aug 2022
Online
 
The Master Institute of Visual Cultures – St. Joost School of Fine Art and Design
's Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

The master's programme Ecology Futures focuses on the role of new media art and design research in interpreting, analyzing, critiquing, experiencing and visualizing ecological ... +

The master's programme Ecology Futures focuses on the role of new media art and design research in interpreting, analyzing, critiquing, experiencing and visualizing ecological degradation and its broad network of cause and effect. It introduce to artistic methodologies and technologies that are informed by science; conducting fieldwork, deep mapping, use of AI in text writing, use of opensource datasets and software, using earth observation data, sensory technologies, storytelling through science fiction writing, artistic journalism, material research and microbiology. Through artistic research rooted in scientific methodologies, students will be challenged to develop their own position, both theoretical and practical. Together we will envision all kinds of different ecological futures, developing critical work about our position as humans in relation to all other living and non-living entities, aiming to achieve a radical shift in perception on society today. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
University of Turku
Turku, Finland

Engineering design is a fundamental operation in the industry and other entrepreneurship. Every quality part, product and machine requires a successful design process and appl ... +

Engineering design is a fundamental operation in the industry and other entrepreneurship. Every quality part, product and machine requires a successful design process and application of design methods. Digitalisation enables application of more efficient design process and methods. Digital design improves collaboration between different engineering disciples and integrates multiple design phases like structural design and manufacturing. The module concentrates on the digital design processes in the industry, on the digital design methods and future possibilities. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2023
18 Jan 2023
Campus
 
FHNW Academy of Art and Design, Institute Digital Communication Environments
Basel, Switzerland

The combination of iconic practice, iconic theory, and iconic research forms the profile of the MA in Digital Communication Environments.

The combination of iconic practice, iconic theory, and iconic research forms the profile of the MA in Digital Communication Environments. -
MA
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, USA

Innovative instructional programs are increasingly critical to success in a variety of fields – from education to industry. EKU’s 100% online instructional design and learning ... +

Innovative instructional programs are increasingly critical to success in a variety of fields – from education to industry. EKU’s 100% online instructional design and learning technology (IDLT) program prepares you to integrate current and emerging technology as you learn to design, facilitate and evaluate effective learning programs. The IDLT program offers a systematic approach to improving learning outcomes by developing consistent, quality instructional products and experiences. Graduates leave the program with a professional portfolio showcasing their skills and accomplishments and are prepared to take on key roles in the growing field of instructional design. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
30 hours
English
May 2022
Online