Masters Degree in Design Studies in Asia

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Design Studies

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

Generally speaking, design involves several skills to build unique products and solutions for both public and private sector organizations. Design experts bring together creativity, innovating thinking, analytical talents and problem solving to plan and construct objects, concepts, or processes in many different circumstances.

 

Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.

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Master of Arts in Design Management

Royal University for Women
Campus Full time Part time 36 hours September 2018 Bahrain Riffa + 1 more

The program offers courses that endeavor to develop students’ knowledge and skills in a wide range of interdisciplinary studies such as design, management, marketing, media and communication, and information technology. [+]

Program Objectives

The program offers courses that endeavor to develop students’ knowledge and skills in a wide range of interdisciplinary studies such as design, management, marketing, media and communication, and information technology. The program provides students with an understanding of design and communication oriented management education by:

Preparing students for the interdisciplinary nature of design management that includes product, information, and environmental design. Helping students of design and management building up their strengths and create competitive products. Developing students basic knowledge, understanding, and skills related to research, reading, and synthesis of design and management. Developing students knowledge of a range of business and management principles. Enabling students to apply taught techniques, knowledge, and personal understanding of real-world business and management scenarios. Cultivate the concept that the practice of design is a creative activity that immensely influences business development and growth. ... [-]

MDes Industrial Design

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 30 months September 2018 China Suzhou + 1 more

The MDes in Industrial Design is for graduates or professionals with design or engineering backgrounds, who want to broaden and deepen their design and design research thinking. [+]

Overview

Growth in China will redefine patterns of consumption, production, and cultural appropriation domestically and globally for generations to come. As China-based companies shift to a designed-in-China strategy and international companies seek to design for the Chinese market, career opportunities for graduates of this programme will be numerous.

The MDes Industrial Design programme is for graduates or professionals with design or engineering backgrounds, who want to broaden and deepen their design and design research thinking. You will develop an appreciation for and practice cross-cultural approaches towards design and product, service and systems development. Options are available for part-time study for working professionals.... [-]


Master of Design (Innovation)

KDU University College
Campus Full time 16 months September 2018 Malaysia Shah Alam

The Master of Design (Innovation) at KDU is a practice-focused programme that aims to launch design professionals beyond the boundaries of traditional graphic design. It integrates deep expertise in design practice with business disciplines to prepare students to master the fields of design, communication, and multimedia. [+]

Be a design leader in a rapidly changing environment.

The Master of Design (Innovation) at KDU is a practice-focused programme that aims to launch design professionals beyond the boundaries of traditional graphic design. It integrates deep expertise in design practice with business disciplines to prepare students to master the fields of design, communication, and multimedia.

Students have the opportunity to put together a professional industry-based portfolio or design artwork and understand the design and planning of new products, services, systems, and organizations. By the end of the programme, students will be able to seamlessly adapt to the expectations of the new artistic industry.... [-]


Master of Design (MDes) Design Practices

HK PolyU School of Design
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Hong Kong Kowloon

The Master of Design (Design Practices) is a hands-on, studio-based specialism directed at students who want to deepen their innovative abilities, who are curious about design and business integration, and who enjoy the creative form challenges of making objects and ideas that improve people’s lives. Designers with a Bachelor’s degree in product design, fashion design, interaction design, architecture, product engineering, interior design or communication design may find Design Practices to be a logical next step in their professional development. [+]

About

The Master of Design (Design Practices) is a hands-on, studio-based specialism directed at students who want to deepen their innovative abilities, who are curious about design and business integration, and who enjoy the creative form challenges of making objects and ideas that improve people’s lives. Designers with a Bachelor’s degree in product design, fashion design, interaction design, architecture, product engineering, interior design or communication design may find Design Practices to be a logical next step in their professional development.

Application Timeline - Sep 2019 Entry Applications start: 27 Sep 2018 First Round Review deadline: 14 Dec 2018 Application deadline: 30 Apr 2019 Aims ... [-]

Specialist in Sound Production of Audio-visual Arts (equivalent to 5 year Master)

SAINT-PETERSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY OF FILM AND TELEVISION
Campus Full time Part time 60 - 70 months September 2018 Russia Saint Petersburg + 1 more

Students of this specialization obtain knowledge and skills to develop and create Film-, Tele-, Video- or Multimedia works in cooperation with Production Director, Composer and Sound Performers. [+]

About the program

Qualification: Specialist

Students of this specialization obtain knowledge and skills to develop and create Film-, Tele-, Video- or Multimedia works in cooperation with Production Director, Composer and Sound Performers.

The specialization training is organized by the Audio Engineering Department. And famous people are involved into the educational process like remarkable Sound Producers, Honored Art Workers of Russia; Aliakper Gasan-zade, Laureate of NIKA Award and Laureate of State Prize RF, and Vladimir Persov, Laureate of NIKA Award, Elena Sladovskaya, Yury Kubitsky, Viktor Dinov and other.

Students study Film Audio Engineering and Musical Sound Design. They have their training practice at Film and TV studios including RWS, the VEK Studio, the Melnitsa Studio, the Saint-Petersburg Documentary Film Studio, and also TV studios: the VGTRK Russia, the GTRK Petersburg – 5th Channel, the 100TV Channel and so on, and different concert venues like the Mariinsky Theatre, the BKZ Oktyabrsky and others.... [-]


Master in Design

Georgian Technical University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Georgia Tbilisi

This program is intended to enhance the knowledge and skills of design professionals, and those of other disciplines, to enter or continue within diverse careers in the design disciplines, and other allied professional disciplines. The program extends the students' critical understanding of the historical and contemporary social, cultural, economic and political contexts of design, while providing advanced, state-of-the-art specialized training and experience —in design practice, processes and methods —necessary to undertake complex, multi-faceted design projects, and produce professional design outcomes and results to an international standard. [+]

This program is intended to enhance the knowledge and skills of design professionals, and those of other disciplines, to enter or continue within diverse careers in the design disciplines, and other allied professional disciplines. The program extends the students' critical understanding of the historical and contemporary social, cultural, economic and political contexts of design, while providing advanced, state-of-the-art specialized training and experience —in design practice, processes and methods —necessary to undertake complex, multi-faceted design projects, and produce professional design outcomes and results to an international standard.

Graduates of the program will be imbued with the requisite knowledge and skills to continue their careers as successful practicing designers who are able to make a positive contribution to the community of designers, design stakeholders, and society at large. Graduates will also gain a rigorous scholarly grounding and experience appropriate for life-long learning and further doctoral education.... [-]


M.Des. in Design Computation

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Campus Full time 2 years July 2018 India Bengaluru

Our program facilitates design and art professionals of the future, who can work in multiple contexts, make complex connections, lead and manage change. We facilitate and inculcate working with autonomy towards a clear self-position, be it as an entrepreneur, a design lead or as an independent creative practitioner. [+]

M.Des. in Design Computation

Vision

Objects that ‘behave’ and ‘communicate’ have rapidly moved from the realm of science fiction to our homes, shelves, and pockets. Products are no longer static but are expected to interact, inform and guide. In a similar vein, data is now available in quantities larger than was imagined in the recent past. Patterns have to be seen and conveyed, often interactively in real-time.

We facilitate design and art professionals of the future, who can work in multiple contexts, make complex connections, lead and manage change. We facilitate and inculcate working with autonomy towards a clear self-position, be it as an entrepreneur, a design lead or as an independent creative practitioner.... [-]


International Master of Interior Architectural Design

CEPT University
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 India Ahmedabad + 1 more

The International Masters in Interior Architectural Design course is unique in India in that it integrates a commitment to understanding major design concerns at both Indian and Global levels. The IMIAD program focuses on cultivating and strengthening a designer’s sensitivity to issues concerning the Global World in the spirit of tolerance and pluralism with reference to traditional moorings and cultural convictions. [+]

International Master of Interior Architectural Design

Faculty of Design – CEPT University

The International Masters in Interior Architectural Design course is unique in India in that it integrates a commitment to understanding major design concerns at both Indian and Global levels. The IMIAD program focuses on cultivating and strengthening a designer’s sensitivity to issues concerning the Global World in the spirit of tolerance and pluralism with reference to traditional moorings and cultural convictions.

The IMIAD program is aligned with the M.Des – Interior Design program in order to optimize the studio-based learning structures being offered.

Interior Design is concerned with the immediate physical environment of a human being, encompassing spiritual, philosophical, mental and emotional relationships that connect Man and space. It is an essential part of our everyday lives. As the demands of society are becoming more complex so also are design responses. As a profession, it deals with a broad range of skills and technical knowledge necessary to deliver effective solutions to design briefs.... [-]


Master Of Science In "architecture - Interior Design And For The Autonomy" In English With Okan University In Istanbul / Turkey

University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli"
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Santa Maria Capua Vetere Turkey Istanbul + 2 more

Within the two-year study program in "Architettura_Progettazione of the Interior and the Autonomy" in the English language, Master of Science in the class LM-4 Architecture and Architectural Engineering, the Department of Architecture and Industrial Design "Luigi Vanvitelli" (NUTS ) it has signed two international agreements for the establishment of two Double Titles, one in 2015 and another in 2016. [+]

Within the two-year study program in "Architettura_Progettazione of the Interior and the Autonomy" in the English language, Master of Science in the class LM-4 Architecture and Architectural Engineering, the Department of Architecture and Industrial Design "Luigi Vanvitelli" (NUTS ) it has signed two international agreements for the establishment of two Double Titles, one in 2015 and another in 2016. The first, in Architecture, the Faculty of Engineering and Istanbul, has been regularly active in AY 2015/16 Architecture of Okan University with the first student exchange took place in the two semesters of the 1st year; the second, in Architecture and Fine Arts, will be activated from the academic year 2017/18 with the School of Design of East China Normal University (ECNU) in Shanghai.... [-]


M.Sc in Multimedia

Indian Institute Of Film And Animation
Campus Full time 2 years July 2018 India Bengaluru

Animation is a fast-emerging high-paying career option. Because the industry is growing so fast, there is a constant demand for skilled professionals from both, Indian studios as well as for internationally outsourced projects.IIFA offers career-oriented training to prepare you for jobs in the animation, web design, gaming & VFX industry.To know more about career options and job roles in the animation industry. [+]

The animation is a fast-emerging high-paying career option. Because the industry is growing so fast, there is a constant demand for skilled professionals from both, Indian studios as well as for internationally outsourced projects.IIFA offers career-oriented training to prepare you for jobs in the animation, web design, gaming & VFX industry.To know more about career options and job roles in the animation industry.

IIFA offers 2-year full-time course M.Sc in Animation & Multimedia The course has 4 semesters where the student gets introduced to the world of Multimedia with concepts of drawing Offering a unique and comprehensive Bhatathiyar university U G C Approved degree syllabus and prepares a student from the fundamentals like 2D, 3D, Web, Graphics and VFX which is essentially required in today’s industry. This well-blended syllabus in combination with communications and self-development classes make IIFA students a preferred choice among leading studios and entertainment companies. ... [-]

MPhil in Visual Studies

Lingnan University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

Visual Studies at Lingnan is a stand-alone department focusing on the following core sub-disciplines: art history, cognitive film studies, and philosophical aesthetics. [+]

MPhil in Visual Studies

Duration: 2 years (Full-time)

Place: Hong Kong

Visual Studies at Lingnan is a stand-alone department focusing on the following core sub-disciplines: art history, cognitive film studies, and philosophical aesthetics. The emphasis on philosophical aesthetics gives Visual Studies at Lingnan a unique profile, as does the emphasis on cognitive approaches to film, museum studies, art and well-being and Chinese art. For more information about our department, please visit http://www.ln.edu.hk/visual/.

Application for Admission

Applicants who are interested in seeking admission to the MPhil programme should apply to the University directly. Successful applicants will normally be provided with a Postgraduate Studentship with a monthly stipend of HK$16,160* (US$1 = HK$7.8).... [-]


Master in Interaction Design

Cyprus University of Technology
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Cyprus Limassol

There is a continuous demand for passionate, creative experts, especially in the fields of Interaction Design, User Experience and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). The program equips its graduates with immediately marketable skills in design, technology, and theory as related to the domain of Interaction Design, User Experience, and Human-Computer Interaction. [+]

There is a continuous demand for passionate, creative experts, especially in the fields of Interaction Design, User Experience and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). The program equips its graduates with immediately marketable skills in design, technology, and theory as related to the domain of Interaction Design, User Experience, and Human-Computer Interaction.

Interaction Design shapes the experiences of people as they interact with products in order to achieve their goals and objectives. Interaction designers define product behavior, mediating relationships between people and people, people and products, people and environments, and people and services across a variety of social, cultural and technological contexts.... [-]


ME in Design

Hunan University
Campus Full time September 2018 China Changsha Zhengzhou

We aim to cultivate student who have excellent design skills and solid theoretical foundation, and based on the Chinese culture foundation and international perspective, have a strong ability to [+]

ME in Design

We aim to cultivate student who have excellent design skills and solid theoretical foundation, and based on the Chinese culture foundation and international perspective, have a strong ability to combined sensibility and rationality, science and art to solve practical problems, and to adapt to the current modern design requirements, able to independently engage in design jobs and management works in related fields of design.Research Area:1. Product design and design systems

2. Digital media design and identity design

3. Design history and design strategy

4. Environment and art designEducation system and cultivation mode:1. Master of Engineering (Industrial design engineering) graduate with full-time management model; take the concentration study way in school.... [-]


Master of Design

Media Design School
Campus Full time 30 weeks February 2019 New Zealand Auckland USA San Diego Italy Milan Thailand Bangkok Australia Adelaide + 8 more

The Master of Design is suitable for recent graduates in a design-related discipline or industry professionals who have six or more years in the creative industry. [+]

The Master of Design is suitable for recent graduates in a design-related discipline or industry professionals who have six or more years in the creative industry.

Working in a simulated industry environment, our postgraduate students will be challenged to research relevant ideas, problem-solve, and create design solutions in response to a variety of real-world briefs. These briefs require our students to work collaboratively with others in order to create a broad range of digital and creative products, services and approaches across a multitude of media platforms.

This project-based interdisciplinary approach means that graduates will complete the programme with an impressive portfolio filled with practical and relevant work experience to show to their current or prospective employers.... [-]


Professional Master Sds Design Management

ESMAC : École Supérieure des Métiers des Arts appliqués et de la Culture
Online Part time 2 years Open Enrollment France France Online Belgium Belgium Online Switzerland Switzerland Online Luxembourg Luxembourg Online Canada Canada Online Lebanon Lebanon Online French Polynesia French Polynesia Online French Guiana French Guiana Online Guadeloupe (Fr.) Guadeloupe Online Martinique (Fr.) Martinique Online Morocco Morocco Online Tunisia Tunisia Online Algeria Algeria Online Mauritius Mauritius Online Reunion (Fr.) Reunion Online Congo, DR Congo DRC (Zaire) Online Congo Congo ROC (Brazzaville) Online Niger Niger Online Senegal Senegal Online Côte d'Ivoire Cote d'Ivoire Online + 38 more

The MASTER MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL DESIGN SDS® is a European diploma from the INSHED. The training allows to be professionally operational by the beginning of your career and enjoy good employability, beyond even your country. [+]

TRAINING Follow an online training. Develop a personal project. Namely designing all stages of the organization of a design project. Taking the measure of economic realities and challenges of the managerial function. Able to position itself as a manager of a project team. Get a good level of professional English. Choosing a specialization among the proposed 3: Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The MASTER MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL DESIGN SDS® is a European diploma from the INSHED. The training allows to be professionally operational by the beginning of your career and enjoy good employability, beyond even your country.

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