MASTERSTUDIES

82 Masters Programs in Design

A master’s degree is a unit of study open to students at the graduate level. Completing a program gives students the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills in specialized areas of study, and typically takes one to two years.

What is a Master in Design Studies? These programs are meant to build on the theoretical understanding of design methods and practical application of creative skills in a variety of industries. Students may choose course topics exploring different areas of design, including interior, technical, product, landscape, fashion, interaction and visual. Students are encouraged to create a strong portfolio and gain a background emphasizing design in a cultural context, leadership and communication skills for interactive projects, mastery of digital tools and software, and creative boldness for new innovations.

Students pursuing this program may be able to acquire many useful skills. Practice in critical thinking and problem-solving, the ability to adapt to the needs of different clients and environments and understanding how to collaborate effectively with other professionals are valuable qualities that can help individuals build successful careers upon graduation.

The cost for taking a program may vary by institution, depending on location and course requirements. Students interested in applying are encouraged to contact specific schools with questions and inquiries about costs.

Earning a Master in Design Studies equips students with proficiencies highly sought after by many different industries. Possible careers for graduates to explore include industrial designers, graphic designers, landscape architects, interior decorators, fashion designers, design engineers, product designers, art directors, product managers, art production designers, materials engineers, purchasing managers and many more. Opportunities in fine art industries include jobs as illustrators, creative directors and animators.

Flexible paths for completing a program include part-time, online and international course options. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

82 Results in Design Filter

Master of Design (MDes) Design Strategies

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design
Master
31 Aug 2020
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Part-time
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2 years
30 Apr 2020
English
Campus

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 ...

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MA in Interdisciplinary Design Practice

Limerick Institute of Technology
MA
Sep 2020
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Full-time
01 Jun 2020
English
Campus

This exciting MA in Interdisciplinary Design Practice is open to anybody with a design degree or any associated discipline. It has been designed to respond to the needs of ind ...

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International Master of Design

Academy of Art and Design FHNW, Visual Communication Institute
Master
Sep 2020
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Full-time
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4 semesters
29 Mar 2020
English
Campus

The MDes UIC/HGK addresses students who want to be part of an international program influenced by the tradition of Swiss Graphic Design and the current academic perspective an ...

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MA in Design & Innovation

Brand University of Applied Sciences
MA
01 Apr 2020
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Full-time
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3 semesters
English
Campus

In the new master’s program Brand Innovation with a focus on Design & Innovation, you will learn how to develop exciting products and services, create digital innovations ...

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Master of Design Innovation

Victoria University of Wellington
Master
Feb 2021
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Full-time
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12&nbsp;-&nbsp;24 months
01 Dec 2020
English
Campus

Get the specialist skills and knowledge you need to be a successful professional in the design industry. In this three-trimester programme, you'll learn the art of bringing id ...

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Master of Science in Strategy & Design for the Anthropocene

ESC Clermont Business School
MSc
Oct 2020
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Full-time
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3 semesters
31 Jul 2020
English
Campus

Today’s reference to sustainable development as a response to environmental "crisis" no longer allows us to grasp the deep transformations witnessed by the Earth’s entry into ...

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Master in Ecology Futures

The Master Institute of Visual Cultures – St. Joost School of Fine Art and Design
MA
01 Sep 2020
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Full-time
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2 years
01 Aug 2020
English
Campus

The master's programme Ecology Futures focusses on how art and design can help define and change the narrative around today's anthropocentric worldview. Through artistic resea ...

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MDes Transcultural Design / Brazil Studio

L’École De Design Nantes Atlantique
Master
Aug 2020
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Full-time
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Part-time
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2 years
30 Jun 2020
English
Portugisian
Campus

Because of its economic, social and cultural uniqueness, São Paulo has appeared as the ideal learning field for our 3rd international studio, after Shanghai and Delhi. In asso ...

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Master of Arts in Multimedia Arts and Design - Virtual Reality

Rome University of Fine Arts (RUFA)
MA
Oct 2020
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Full-time
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2 years
Italian
Campus

The Master of Arts in Multimedia Arts and Design – the first program of its kind recently set up in central/southern Italy – succeeds in fully embracing this complex area of s ...

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MRes in Art and Design

Bath Spa University
Master
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Full-time
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Part-time
English
Campus

MRes Art and Design is a natural first step towards a PhD, and can also be your route to creating a new product or body of work for the marketplace.

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MA Design

Sheffield Hallam University
MA
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Full-time
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12&nbsp;-&nbsp;16 months
English
Campus

This course is part of the Sheffield Institute of Arts (SIA), an amazing, diverse community of makers – where staff, students, and partners work as equals to deliver real inno ...

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MA Art & Design

CSVPA
MA
Sep 2020
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Full-time
English
Campus

Delivered in partnership with Hearst Magazines UK (publishers of Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Esquire magazines and more), we offer an exciting and industry-connected Master ...

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Master in Design

London School of Design and Marketing (PT)
Master
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Full-time
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12 months
Portugisian
English
Spanish
Portuguese
Portuguese
Online

In a complex and competitive environment like the one that companies are currently integrating, design has become an important strategic and competitive advantage because it b ...

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Master in Design for Emergent Futures

Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia - IAAC
Master
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Full-time
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9 months
English
Campus

The Master in Design for Emergent Futures (MDEF) is a nine-month experience for students who want to expand their focus interests and acquire the skills to turn protests into ...

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Master of Fine Arts in Design

Syracuse University - College of Visual and Performing Arts
Master
Sep 2020
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2 years
English
Campus

The master of fine arts (M.F.A.) in design is a two-year graduate program that engages students in collaborative practice within a dynamic, multidisciplinary studio environmen ...

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