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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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

CEPT University
Campus Full time Part time July 2018 India Ahmedabad

The International Master of Interior Architectural Design is one of the first internationally oriented postgraduate degree programs in Interior Architecture in India. [+]

International Master of Interior Architectural Design (IMIAD)

Program Overview

The International Master of Interior Architectural Design is one of the first internationally oriented postgraduate degree programs in Interior Architecture in India. The program has philanthropic support from the Sir Ratan Tata Trust and the International Federation of Interior Architects, IFI. This program shares many features with the Interior Architecture and Design Masters at CEPT including the focus on research and opportunity for selecting from three specializations:

Energy Efficiency Craft and Technology History,Theory & Criticism

The program, along with its three focus areas, was envisioned to respond to the growing need for original and extensive research in the field of interior architecture and design. It aims at cultivating and strengthening a designer’s acute sensitivity towards global concerns and endowing them with a spirit of tolerance towards pluralism while encouraging accordance with traditional and cultural convictions. Research based stimulus that forms the unique core of these programs helps in redefining modern-day design thinking and practice.... [-]


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.... [-]


Master of Information Technology (Interactive Technologies & Games Design)

James Cook University Singapore
Campus Full time 16 months November 2018 Singapore

Electronic games and animation are now an integral part of the enormous global entertainment industry. Social networking and online video share sites like Facebook, Twitter and You Tube attract hundreds of millions of users worldwide. [+]

In the expanding e-Business/e-Commerce industry, there is a growing global demand for graduates skilled with a mix of marketing, management, internet, multimedia, computing, networking, software technologies and business operation skills.

Our Master of Information Technology program provides practical and relevant skills to allow graduates of different disciplines to move into the IT industry

Students have an opportunity to specialise in Business Informatics, Computing and Networking or Interactive Technologies and Games Design.

Interactive Technologies and Games Design focuses on both the front and back end integration of interactive technologies - Web 2.0 applications, Digital Media, Web/Mobile Technologies and platforms, 2D/3D Graphics, Animation, Games Design, Computation Arts, Interactive Visualisation, Autonomous Simulation and Virtual Worlds... [-]


M.Des. in Information Arts and Information Design Practice

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

The Information Arts and Information Design Course at Srishti will explore the idea that all data is narrative. Information is narrative, but with purposefulness. Stories craft our identity, they heal, inform, challenge and are the stuff of which our lives are made of. [+]

M.Des. in Information Arts and Information Design Practice

We preserve and transmit culture, language and all historical record, whether myth or real, using the power of narrative. Narrative or stories that are not just the oral and the written, but in art, in dance, music and drama, embracing philosophy, history, politics, the environment and the social sciences. The Information Arts and Information Design Course at Srishti will explore the idea that all data is narrative. Information is narrative, but with purposefulness. Stories craft our identity, they heal, inform, challenge and are the stuff of which our lives are made of. Traditional boundaries of the narrative are constantly broken in the interfaces of the global and the local, the traditional and the contemporary. Access to information is making the physical boundaries of the world we live in permeable. With multiple screens, constant connectivity, social and mass media has taken on a completely new form. The narrative has become all-pervasive, whether it be complex data that is to be effectively disseminated to diverse audiences, using diverse media, or it be used as a tool for research with communities in flux. Within Spaces’ is a poetic journey through the picturesque landscape of the Andamans. Chaitali Pai has used watercolors to portray the fluidity of water and the wax paintings reveal the motions of sand and water during tides. From a knowledge-based society, the challenge is to move to a wisdom-based society. To this end, we seek to find ways to seamlessly draw... [-]


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 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 Caserta 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.... [-]


MSc in Communication Design

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

If you are really into communication and would like to learn more about the ways of rendering ideas, join us! You will be trained to get an advanced level in the area of communication, which includes publication design, web and mobile design, branding, advertising, information design, environmental design and others. [+]

If you are really into communication and would like to learn more about the ways of rendering ideas, join us!

You will be trained to get an advanced level in the area of communication, which includes publication design, web and mobile design, branding, advertising, information design, environmental design and others.

Our students will learn the art of successful communication by creating meaningful messages with different ways to express ideas and developing strategies to get messages across the public.

Key Points Cooperation between St. Petersburg Polytechnic University and Politecnico di Milano in Italy; The program is delivered in English, Russian and Italian; Students are encouraged to undertake real-world collaborative projects and pursue internships and other work experiences in Milan and Saint-Petersburg; Graduates of the program will have an opportunity boost their career in the areas of advertising, corporate branding, publishing, information visualization and infographics, interactive design and motion graphics, launch own successful design studios or follow a design research career; Online communication between students and teachers via intranet web-site based on moodle; Cross-cultural studies and extracurricular activities at SPbPU; Scholarships to study abroad in English in one of the European partner universities (a semester or a summer school). [-]

Master in Business Studies - Design Management

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Belgium Antwerp Brussels Japan Tokyo Netherlands Amsterdam Italy Milan + 8 more

This Master in Business Studies - Specialization in Design Management program is taught entirely in English. Students are required to complete 27 courses for 54 credits and a final .... [+]

SPECIALIZATION COURSES IN DESIGN MANAGEMENT

Level 500

GSCDM501 Fundamentals of Design Management (2) GSCDM502 Design, Marketing and Innovation (2) GSCDM503 Design, Strategy and Transformation (2) GSCDM504 Design Management in Practice (2) Comprehensive Cases in Design Management (2) Research Project in Design Management (2) Level 600 Thesis in Design Management (8) Capstone Project in Design Management (4) (for Dual Master students only) Admission requirements

proficiency in the English language (refer to the admission section for further details)

Bachelor degree (or equivalent)

No distinction is made between academic or professional Bachelor degrees. Degrees with 180 European credits or 120 American semester credits are considered equivalent. Students who do not hold a business-related Bachelor degree or equivalent may be required to complete an inbound assessment test prior to starting the graduate program, and, depending on the results, earn an additional number of credits in leveling courses from the Pre-Master program in order to be fully prepared for our graduate programs. Students who do not hold a Bachelor degree or equivalent should apply for a Bachelor degree program, or for the Undergraduate Diploma top-up program. Refer to the undergraduate admissions catalog for further details. Students who have 15 or more years of relevant work experience may apply directly for the Pre-Master program and will be required to complete an inbound assessment test prior to starting the graduate program, and, depending on the results, earn an additional number of credits in specific undergraduate courses. ... [-]

Masters - Industrial Design

Tomsk Polytechnic University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Tomsk

Master of industrial design - the designer who receives the fundamental master's degree in design, developed and defended a concept design project. [+]

In the learning process for students includes professional practice, the amount of which depends on prior learning. During undergraduate practices reinforces the knowledge and acquiring skills of professional communication with the customer and the employer. The quality of education is guaranteed to the licensed training program, material and technical base and qualified teachers with extensive experience in design, visual communication and typography. The program gives undergraduates the opportunity to be realized professionally, to acquire independence, responsibility and creative individuality.

Profile of preparation Industrial Design Competitive advantages

 Master of industrial design - the designer who receives the fundamental master's degree in design, developed and defended a concept design project. Master's degree gives graduates the opportunity to work at the highest levels of creative and managerial personnel in organizations of different industries and different forms of ownership.... [-]


Master in Mechanical Engineering Industrial Design and Technology

Nosov Magnitogorsk State Technical University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Chelyabinsk

The aim of the program is to train highly qualified specialists for the mechanical engineering industries, where the generation and implementation of innovations, the latest scientific advances and technological solutions are required. [+]

Master's Degree in Engineering and TechnologyCourse - Mechanical Engineering Industrial Design and Technology

The aim of the program

The aim of the program is to train highly qualified specialists for the mechanical engineering industries, where the generation and implementation of innovations, the latest scientific advances and technological solutions are required. Graduates of the program are provided with deep professional knowledge and skills to evaluate the technical state of a wide range of engineering equipment, including machine tools and systems.

As a graduate of Master's Degree Program in Mechanical Engineering and Technology, you will be prepared to demonstrate the ability to:... [-]


Multimedia Design

Sholokhov Moscow State University for the Humanities
Campus Full time 2 - 2,5 years September 2018 Russia Moscow

Master’s Degree program " Multimedia Design " in SMSUH is aimed at the creation and development for the design industry and design education qualified personnel potential of new formation for preparation of professionals ready to project activities in the field of design. [+]

Master’s Degree program " Multimedia Design " in SMSUH is aimed at the creation and development for the design industry and design education qualified personnel potential of new formation for preparation of professionals ready to project activities in the field of design. The uniqueness of the educational program:

Preparation of a creative specialist in the field of cloud technologies capable of identifying the cultural meanings and create 3D-images in multimedia products, professional data visualizer, active participant of teams in the field of creative industries, a developer of E-lerning and E-business products. Design, visualization and promotion of multimedia start up project in the Internet environment by types of multimedia products: electronic games, electronic media, electronic educational resources. ... [-]

Master of Design

Media Design School
Campus Full time 30 weeks February 2018 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.... [-]


ME in Design

Hunan University
Campus Full time September 2018 China Hunan Henan

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 design Education 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

Azerbaijan University Of Architecture And Construction
Campus Full time September 2018 Azerbaijan Baku

Specialists are trained in each field of study on bachelor, master and doctorate degrees. Graduates from the Faculty can do their activity in architectural, city planning, environmental design, restoration of monuments, design etc. [+]

The Faculty of Architecture

The Faculty of Architecture was founded 90 years ago. Initially it existed as department of Architecture in Faculty of Construction under State Oil Academy. As the result of separation of department of Architecture from Construction Faculty was founded Faculty of Architecture in 1968. The main objective of scientific and experimental activities in architecture and design specialties is aimed to obtain planning process. Specialists are trained in each field of study on bachelor, master and doctorate degrees. Graduates from the Faculty can do their activity in architectural, city planning, environmental design, restoration of monuments, design etc.

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