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Multidisciplinary Innovation MA

Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Management Of Change & Innovation

Course type


Course Summary

Multidisciplinary Innovation is a totally unique Masters programme. You will work in a simulated agency environment to devise innovative approaches to challenges faced by external organisations, ranging from multinationals like Mars and Unilever, to local start-ups and charities. Coupled with an academic grounding in design-led innovation practice, working on real projects with external organisations will help you learn how to create strategic value through adapting a range of innovation approaches and resources. This course delivers knowledge about science and technology, business and leadership principles, personal development and team dynamics and innovation methods.

Our assessment strategy is designed to consolidate theory-rich project learning. Assessment methods include portfolios and project reports. On completion of this course you’ll be ready to take up strategic roles in many different contexts where innovation is vital. You’ll be able to help organisations and communities to anticipate, prepare for, and respond to threats and opportunities as they emerge.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



During this module, you will be introduced to and undertake design-led innovation practice. You will develop a detailed understanding of the principles and a range of approaches to innovation practice, through the phases of: Set-up, Problem & Solution Exploration, Strategy Development, Pitch, and Unpack. You will learn about the range of methods and resources that support design-led innovation practice and be encouraged to challenge and adapt them.

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

Applicants should normally have a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in any discipline, or relevant work experience.