Part time Master's Degree in Design Studies

Compare Part time Masters Programs in Design Studies 2019

Design Studies

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Skilled design professionals are needed in many organizations to tool custom solutions for common problems. Because the design field encompasses a broad variety of environments and applications, specialists are needed in small business, large corporations, education, non-profits, and government.

 

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Master of Arts in Design Management

Royal University for Women
Campus Part time 36 hours September 2019 Bahrain Riffa

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. ... [-]

Master of Product Design and Development Management

Northwestern University Master of Product Design and Development Management
Campus Part time 9 - 24 months September 2019 USA Evanston

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. [+]

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.

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MDes in Design Thinking

Cranfield University
Campus Part time 1 - 3 years October 2019 United Kingdom Cranfield

This course integrates world-class, design-driven innovation, management and research activities through a unique applied teaching approach. We aim to provide students with up-to-date skills to pursue careers in a range of sectors including design, innovation, technology, consultancy, materials, and the circular economy. At Cranfield, we work closely with leading industry employers. This ensures that our students are fully trained as professional design thinkers and innovators; equipped with a unique skill set that meets the needs of industry now and in the future. [+]

The strategic use of creativity is crucial for the success of any business seeking to deliver innovative products and services. The competency of design thinking offers important insights and proficiencies to support the invention of original physical artefacts and business processes. This course integrates world-class, design-driven innovation, management and research activities through a unique applied teaching approach. We aim to provide students with up-to-date skills to pursue careers in a range of sectors including design, innovation, technology, consultancy, materials, and the circular economy. At Cranfield, we work closely with leading industry employers. This ensures that our students are fully trained as professional design thinkers and innovators; equipped with a unique skill set that meets the needs of industry now and in the future.... [-]


MDes Industrial Design

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Part time 18 months September 2019 China Suzhou

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. [+]

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 transdisciplinary approaches towards design solutions, including products, interactions, systems, and services. Options are available for part-time study for working professionals.... [-]


Master in artistic education

Escuela Superior de Diseño de Aragón
Campus Part time 1 - 1 year October 2019 Spain Zaragoza

The Master in Artistic Teaching: Spatial and graphic creativity strategies in ephemeral installations, reflects the need to value multidisciplinary work in the world of design in a global way, generating a structure based on two major concepts: [+]

Inscription

From July 2 to July 12, 2018

Registration

From July 13 to 18, 2018.

Extension dates September

Registration and registration September: From September 3 to September 28, 2018.

Basic data

Master's Degree in Artistic Teaching: Spatial and graphic creativity strategies in ephemeral installations.

Duration

from October 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. Annual, possibility of partial enrollment in 2 academic years.

Credits

60 ects.

Language

Spanish.

Presentation

The Master in Artistic Teaching: Spatial and graphic creativity strategies in ephemeral installations, reflects the need to value multidisciplinary work in the world of design in a global way, generating a structure based on two major concepts:... [-]


Master in UI/UX Design (Interface Design and User Experience)

ESDi - Design School
Campus Part time 1 year April 2019 Spain Barcelona

In the framework of an increasingly mobile and user-centred society, our UI/UX Master’s degree trains professionals that are qualified in design and in system analysis for the different devices that currently exist. [+]

In the framework of an increasingly mobile and user-centred society, our UI/UX Master’s degree trains professionals that are qualified in design and in system analysis for the different devices that currently exist.

Throughout an academic year, the student will acquire conceptual, theoretical and project-related knowledge that will allow him or her to develop tasks regarding creativity, prototyping, information structure, interface design, design adapted to the device and analysis. Our master’s degree has the collaboration of companies such as Everis, Please, Atrápalo, ByHours, Experience_LAB and Community, and facilitate the possibility to do internships in companies and organizations linked to interactive digital design.... [-]


Master of Architecture (Design)

The University of Western Australia
Campus Part time 2 years January 2019 Australia Crawley

The Master of Architecture (Design) is a program of independent, supervised research leading to the presentation of an exhibition of architectural design equivalent in scope to the schematic design of a building of major cultural significance. [+]

The Master of Architecture (Design) is a program of independent, supervised research leading to the presentation of an exhibition of architectural design equivalent in scope to the schematic design of a building of major cultural significance.

Students in this course undertake a program of independent, supervised research. Assessment is on the basis of an exhibition of their work.

Starting dates

By agreement with their supervisors, students may commence at any time throughout the year, except December

Weekly contact time

Full-time students are expected to spend at least 30 hours per week on their research, throughout the year. Part-time students are expected to spend at least 15 hours a week on their research, throughout the year. Admission Requirements Qualifications equivalent to a Bachelor of Architecture with at least upper second class honors and sufficient architectural design experience to satisfy the School of Architecture, Landscape, and Visual Arts and the Graduate Research School that the applicant has sufficient expertise to complete the course English competency ... [-]

Master in Interior & Furniture Design

STAR Studium ArchitecturAe Florence Design School
Campus Part time 1 year October 2019 Italy Florence

A NEW CONCEPT OF MASTER INTERIOR DESIGN The characteristic of these courses is that Academic theory is combined with practice on real jobs site. Focuses on the great questions of "Beauty" and its identity with advanced methods in design composition. After an introduction to site planning, the course expands on several themes such as homes, green exhibition spaces, international showroom, sustainable offices, and spiritual spaces, delineating expression of a profound knowledge of the spaces, shapes, and light as tools for the expression of our inner self and of the client. [+]

WAKE UP TO BEAUTY. A NEW CONCEPT OF INTERIOR DESIGN MASTER The characteristic of these courses is that Academic theory is combined with practice on real jobs site.

The Master focuses on the great questions of "Beauty" and its identity with advanced methods in design composition. After an introduction to site planning, the course expands on several themes such as homes, green exhibition spaces, international showroom, sustainable offices, and spiritual spaces, delineating expression of a profound knowledge of the spaces, shapes, materials and light design as tools for the expression of our inner self and of the client.

Sketching: Look deeply in your creativity

This course aims to help us understand the core elements of international interior design master projects. Through quick drawing of the fundamental elements of shape, we absorb or express the essence of the design ideas.... [-]


Master in Web Design. UX, UI and Prototyping

Seeway - Barcelona
Campus Part time 9 months October 2019 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Web Design from Seeway prepares you to face the challenge of the digital designer and obtain professional results that respond to the needs of customers and end users. You will immerse yourself in an environment with first class professionals and a totally practical methodology. [+]

Digital environments are another element of our reality and, in many cases, constitute the main element of consumption and interaction of many users. This reality forces the designer to become a professional capable of understanding and offering solutions for all types of media and platforms, the visual codes of the digital medium being very different from the codes used in offline projects.

The digital environment also presents us with totally revolutionary characteristics of flexibility and interaction that situate the user experience and the interaction space at the center of the design.

The Master in Web Design from Seeway prepares you to face the challenge of the digital designer and obtain professional results that respond to the needs of customers and end users. You will immerse yourself in an environment with first class professionals and a totally practical methodology.... [-]


Master of Design (MDes) Design Strategies

HK PolyU School of Design
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Hong Kong Kowloon

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. [+]

Is This the Right Programme for You?

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. The specialism is intended for both design and non-design professionals with solid working experience in or related to the areas of design, such as communication, brand management, production, marketing, engineering or teaching. Those who are considering becoming entrepreneurs, taking on more responsibility for design-led business development, or translating new technology into designed experiences and practical applications will benefit from this specialism. Design Strategies was rated as one of the World’s Best Design Thinking Programs by BusinessWeek.Application Timeline - Sep 2019 Entry... [-]


Master Graphic Design

Aula Creactiva
Campus Part time September 2019 Spain Madrid

Do you want to be a graphic designer? The Master Graphic Design enables you to guide your professional career within a Graphic Design studio or an advertising agency. [+]

Do you want to be a graphic designer? The Master Graphic Design enables you to guide your professional career within a Graphic Design studio or an advertising agency. The Master is formed by the courses of Basic Graphic Design, Advanced Graphic Design and Pre-Graphic Graphic Design. Graphic Design is a key activity within visual communication and covers many areas: corporate identity, advertising, editorial design, packaging, signage, signage and multimedia. Visual communication, in addition to being a basic pillar of our contemporary culture, is today a key sector that constantly demands professionals who develop their creativity in multiple disciplines. Advertising agencies, magazines, publishers, advertisers or studios need graphic designers to develop their activities. Throughout the Master Graphic Design you will learn to master the most used tools in the sector (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign), you will learn to design complex projects such as corporate identities, posters, brochures, magazines and packaging, and you will enter the exciting world of graphic production, learning to perform final arts and knowing different types of paper, finishing formats or binding techniques.... [-]


Master in Interaction Design (Two Years)

Malmö University
Campus Part time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Malmö

The two-year master program aims to produce designers who can articulate and develop cutting-edge practices in key areas of interaction design: tangible and sensor-based interaction, wearable and embodied interaction, game design, participatory design practices, critical design, social innovation and collaborative media development. [+]

Interaction design concerns the design of digital artifacts and digitally mediated communication, with a focus on user experience.

Interaction design is a rapidly changing discipline, and we maintain the relevance of our education by working with real-world design cases and outside clients that include local industry partners, as well as cultural and civic organizations. Navigating a shifting design landscape also requires the critical mindset of a scholar, and we foster reflective design by teaching research skills and involving students in active research projects.

The two-year master program aims to produce designers who can articulate and develop cutting-edge practices in key areas of interaction design: tangible and sensor-based interaction, wearable and embodied interaction, game design, participatory design practices, critical design, social innovation and collaborative media development. Students approach these genres within a broad context that considers the social, political and ethical consequences of their designs.... [-]


MDes Transcultural Design / India Studio

L’École De Design Nantes Atlantique
Campus Part time 2 years August 2019 India Pune

India’s growing economy and high demand for design professionals offer vast opportunities to accommodate young designers during and after their studies. In the current context of globalization, understanding other cultures and other value systems is a major asset for every designer. The MDes Transcultural Design / India Studio encourages the exploration of different cultures within an applied, interdisciplinary context. [+]

Get inspired by Indian culture through a two-year MDes program, and obtain a French certified degree

India’s growing economy and high demand for design professionals offer vast opportunities to accommodate young designers during and after their studies. In the current context of globalization, understanding other cultures and other value systems is a major asset for every designer. The MDes Transcultural Design / India Studio encourages the exploration of different cultures within an applied, interdisciplinary context.

“Design is not just about making something beautiful, but also something which can make life better for people.”

This program provides a unique opportunity for young designers to specialize in Social Innovation and Design Thinking. In India, our students learn how to use design for positive social impact on humans and businesses and to better understand the global perspective on design. Students will have to comprehend the Indian market and appropriate the local behaviors to offer a coherent project, adapted to users, with an anthropological approach to design.... [-]


International Master's Degree in Graphic Design (Diploma certified by a European Notary)

ESNECA
Campus Part time 300 hours Open Enrollment Spain Spain Online

This course is aimed at entrepreneurs, managers, entrepreneurs, workers in the graphic and photographic sector and anyone who wants to acquire the necessary technical knowledge for an excellent program management and graphic design technique. [+]

Recipients

This course is aimed at entrepreneurs, managers, entrepreneurs, workers in the graphic and photographic sector and anyone who wants to acquire the necessary technical knowledge for an excellent program management and graphic design technique.

Modality

The modality of the Master's degree is On-Line and Tutoring

Once enrolled, the student will receive the access codes in less than 24 working hours.Our team of teachers and tutors will contact the student within a maximum of 48 hours after enrollment to guide the student, accompany him / her at the beginning and throughout the course, and answer any questions or questions that may arise.Duration

The duration of the course is 300 hours.... [-]


Master's degree in design management

IPAM
Campus Part time 4 semesters September 2019 Portugal Lisbon Porto + 1 more

The Master in Management Design encompasses the entire strategic and operational process within a business organization as a way to tailor offers tailored to the needs of consumers. [+]

Master degree developed in partnership with IADE - Creative University.

Design Management is an activity that has as main objective the good incorporation of the design in the companies, adding areas of knowledge of the design and the management. Ability to design and plan creative processes in the research, analysis, conceptualization and execution phases, are key competences of a design manager, which translates into concrete results achieved by companies in the market.

The Master in Management Design encompasses the entire strategic and operational process within a business organization as a way to tailor offers tailored to the needs of consumers.

Companies

Throughout the master's degree, the student will have constant contact with the professional world, either through seminars with leaders and reference professionals, workshops, projects with companies and the possibility of internships.... [-]