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Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Design (Non-Industrial) Management Of Change & Innovation

Course type


Course Summary

This course gives students the framework for developing innovative design products in all areas of design while developing an understanding of marketing and business strategy. This course has been designed to provide the space and facilities where ideas can develop and flourish for all of our art and design courses.

You will benefit from visiting lecturers who specialise in exhibition design, museum curation, retail design, sustainable design, business planning and creative digital design. At the same time, a range of industry, museum, charity, and arts organisation representatives regularly present and coordinate live projects.

You will study in a flexible learning environment, by selecting a specific specialism. You can tailor your course to ensure it matches your personal career aspirations. You can choose to undertake a year-long work placement, gaining valuable experience to enhance your practical and professional skills further.

Different course options

Full time | De Montfort University | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module teaches you a range of conceptual and practical research skills, such as questionnaire design and interview techniques. As part of this module, you will formulate your major project proposal, specifying your aims, objectives, research methods and expected outcomes. You will also learn how to undertake the literature review for your major project.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should have the equivalent or above of a 2:2 UK bachelor’s honours degree in a design subject relevant to your proposed specialism or major project area. If students have other professional qualifications and industry experience, we will consider their application on an individual basis.