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Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Design (Non-Industrial) Management (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Hone your creativity with our Design Management MA.

Our course will help you to successfully manage the entire design process and effectively utilise its power within your organisation.

Perfect for creatives, entrepreneurs and business leaders alike, this course will empower you to build a bridge between the artistic world of design and the logical world of business. You’ll improve your knowledge of the design process, innovation and thinking, and gain the strategic skills you need to push your career to the next level.

We’ve designed our MA to be flexible. You can complete the course in as little as two years or take longer if you need to (up to four years). Plus, you’ll be free to study whenever and wherever you want, while having access to great teaching and online research facilities. This is your Design Management course, your way.

Different course options

Study mode

Distance without attendance


2 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Contact University and ask about this fee

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have: A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in design or a related discipline. Applicants with appropriate work experience and/or a relevant professional qualification will be considered. International qualifications: If you have studied a non UK qualification, you can see how your qualifications compare to the standard entry criteria, by selecting the country that you received the qualification in, from our country pages. Visit English Language requirements: International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent*). *The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS. You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in our English Language section. Visit