429 Masters Programs in Design Studies

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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POLI.design
Milan, Italy

The Specializing Master in Color Design and Technology, held in collaboration with Associazione Italiana Colore, aims to provide advanced training to professionals, so as to e ... +

The Specializing Master in Color Design and Technology, held in collaboration with Associazione Italiana Colore, aims to provide advanced training to professionals, so as to enable them to understand and manage the many technological and design issues, often across many disciplinary areas, typical of all those professional and research sectors in which the use and management of color are essential. -
Master
Full-time
English
Apr 2020
02 Mar 2020
Campus
 
Northwestern University Master of Product Design and Development Management
Evanston, USA

The Master of Product Design & Development Management (mpd²) program is designed for professionals who want to master the concepts and tools of product design and developm ... +

The Master of Product Design & Development Management (mpd²) program is designed for professionals who want to master the concepts and tools of product design and development. You will learn about creativity, innovation, lean design, design strategy, product innovation, end-user research, marketing, and project and product management, as well as business and financial issues. The highly-focused curriculum, taught by senior faculty from academic and business, is designed to assure our graduates a pathway to senior management. You'll quickly understand why Business Week has endorsed this program as one of the top programs of its kind in the world. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
9 months
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
SUPSI
Lugano, Switzerland

The Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Interaction Design combines design thinking, prototyping techniques, digital fabrication, programming, and physical computing in one st ... +

The Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Interaction Design combines design thinking, prototyping techniques, digital fabrication, programming, and physical computing in one study program addressing the realization of projects in which the interaction between the design culture and the technological development allows to generate design-driven innovations. -
Master
Full-time
2 semesters
English
14 Sep 2020
31 Mar 2020
Campus
 
Flexible Learning with Falmouth University
Saint Ives, United Kingdom

Immerse yourself in the many different roles illustration has to play in today’s globalised world with Falmouth University’s MA Illustration course.

Immerse yourself in the many different roles illustration has to play in today’s globalised world with Falmouth University’s MA Illustration course. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

The Master in Interior Design provides the know-how and tools students will need to take care of projects for hotels, restaurants, and retail venues, working in collaboration ... +

The Master in Interior Design provides the know-how and tools students will need to take care of projects for hotels, restaurants, and retail venues, working in collaboration with real clients (Hotel W Barcelona, Hotel Majestic, Hotel Murmuri, Hotel Praktik Rambla, etc.) to gain first-hand experience and help them to succeed later in the working world. -
Master
Full-time
6 months
Spanish
18 Feb 2021
14 Dec 2020
Campus
 
Harbour Space
Barcelona, Spain

The Harbour Space Interaction Design Programme provides a unique environment for students to become expert practitioners, and to engage with students from their own and other ... +

The Harbour Space Interaction Design Programme provides a unique environment for students to become expert practitioners, and to engage with students from their own and other disciplines. -
Master
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Tampa - Sykes College of Business
Tampa, USA

The M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology program at The University of Tampa addresses a growing field in learning and human performance, and provides an inter- and cros ... +

The M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology program at The University of Tampa addresses a growing field in learning and human performance, and provides an inter- and cross-disciplinary area of study that draws students from many disciplines and -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
Academy of Art and Design FHNW, Visual Communication Institute
Basel, Switzerland

The combination of iconic practice, iconic theory, and iconic research forms the profile of the MA in Visual Communication and Iconic Research.

The combination of iconic practice, iconic theory, and iconic research forms the profile of the MA in Visual Communication and Iconic Research. -
MA
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Sep 2020
30 Apr 2020
Campus
 
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, USA

The MS in Industrial Design is a professional program based on interdisciplinary project work. In this program, you will learn to design effectively at the collaborative and c ... +

The MS in Industrial Design is a professional program based on interdisciplinary project work. In this program, you will learn to design effectively at the collaborative and chaotic “front end” of the product development process. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
University of Borås
Borås, Sweden

The Master’s Programme in Textile and Fashion Design aims to further develop and deepen your artistic, technical, theoretical and reflective skills and abilities as textile/fa ... +

The Master’s Programme in Textile and Fashion Design aims to further develop and deepen your artistic, technical, theoretical and reflective skills and abilities as textile/fashion designers. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
BARCELONA TECHNOLOGY SCHOOL
Barcelona, Spain

The new economy is digital. Every single day new business models, services, and digital solutions appear in our lives with a common need, to understand and improve how users i ... +

The new economy is digital. Every single day new business models, services, and digital solutions appear in our lives with a common need, to understand and improve how users interact with them. UX creates empathy between people and technology putting users first. Only a deep understanding of human behavior permits to optimize usability thanks to experiencing design and innovation. With the Master in User Experience Design, you will develop the most demanded UX skills while you discover in first person the innovative vision of user-centered technology design. -
Master
Full-time
9 months
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
IAAD Istituto D'Arte Applicata e Design
Turin, Italy

IAAD Master in New Media and Interaction Design has been conceived to help fill the gaps in the current educational system regarding this very strategic sector, answering the ... +

IAAD Master in New Media and Interaction Design has been conceived to help fill the gaps in the current educational system regarding this very strategic sector, answering the growing demand from companies, private and public organization for professionals with specific and diversified skills linked to the development and the new opportunities of the digital world. -
Master
Full-time
9 months
English, Italian
Campus
 
International University of Catalonia
Barcelona, Spain

The Master’s Degree in Architecture and Design Business Management strives to ensure that you will be able to bring distinctive value to your profession through business know- ... +

The Master’s Degree in Architecture and Design Business Management strives to ensure that you will be able to bring distinctive value to your profession through business know-how. This knowledge will bolster your capacity to expand your business and increase your chances of joining the leading companies in your sector, which are in need of professionals with technical knowledge and a versatile, innovative and strategic business mind. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design
Kowloon, Hong Kong

The Master of Design (Design Strategies) is directed at people who are established in their careers and wish to deepen and enhance their strategic thinking and methods by inte ... +

The Master of Design (Design Strategies) is directed at people who are established in their careers and wish to deepen and enhance their strategic thinking and methods by integrating design, business, and technology. -
Master
Part-time
2 years
English
31 Aug 2020
24 Jan 2020
Campus
 
Accademia Costume & Moda
Rome, Italy

The training course is bilingual Italian and English. The venue of the course is in Rome at the Academy, which in SAN MARTINO IN RIO in the province of Reggio Emilia in the hi ... +

The training course is bilingual Italian and English. The venue of the course is in Rome at the Academy, which in SAN MARTINO IN RIO in the province of Reggio Emilia in the historical headquarters MISS DEANNA. The project tailor made for each participant provides classroom lessons with main tutors and tutors special guest, attentive and competent guides for a journey of personal growth and professional. -
Master
Full-time
English, Italian
Campus