University of the Arts London: Design Management

InstitutionUniversity of the Arts London View institution profile
Department London College of Communication, University of the Arts London
Web arts.ac.uk
Email info@lcc.arts.ac.uk
Telephone 020 7514 6569
Study type Taught

Summary

Design and innovation are key drivers of change generating commercial, social, cultural and ecological value. MA Design Management will give you a leading-edge insight, and the mindset and problem-solving skills needed to effectively work in a constantly evolving global environment.The course combines academic study with creative and professional practice in a project-led curriculum that draws on a range of interdisciplinary perspectives from business and the arts. When you join MA Design Management you will have the opportunity to pursue your own design research project; work on real-life business ideas and challenges and team up with fellow students and collaborators from design, business, marketing and IT backgrounds. This course is taught at London College of Communication, at Elephant and Castle, part of University of the Arts London (UAL).

**Why choose this course at London College of Communication**

• Study business and management from a creative perspective, within a world-leading art and design institution with strong link to the creative industries.
• Apply design thinking to real-world challenges; design collaboratively, engage critically and creatively with others and learn from shared experiences.
• An interdisciplinary course informed by theories drawn from a range of design, business and humanities and delivered through projects, crits and collaborations.
• Gain insight into creative briefs, target audiences and markets, through design management and innovation.
• Benefit from diverse potential employment routes including setting up your own business, in-house and external design leadership roles, cultural positions and agency management jobs.

**About London College of Communication**

The communications sector is evolving fast. Through our world-leading community of teaching, research and industry partnerships, we enable our students to develop the critical, creative and technical excellence needed to succeed and to discover new possibilities and practices. Our Design, Media and Screen Schools produce experts and award-winners across virtual reality, journalism, photography, television and sound, graphic communication, games, design management – and more. The London College of Communication experience is all about learning by doing. Our students get their hands dirty and develop their skills through the exploration of our facilities and technical spaces. Students work on live briefs and commissions, with everything from independent start-ups and charities in Southwark, through to major global companies. Student designers, makers and innovators have worked with Nike, Penguin, the EU Commission, Colgate, Plan International, the National Trust, Nokia and Royal Mail, to name a few.

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About University of the Arts London
University of the Arts London (UAL) is ranked 2 in the world for Art and Design in the 2020 QS World University Rankings®,  for the second year in a row. UAL is made up of 6 world-renowned Colleges, each with a long established, global reputation for producing outstanding work:

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