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The award

How long you will study
1 - 3 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 14400 per total

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
GBP 15840 per total

All study options

About Master of Design (MDes) Design Strategies at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design

Design Strategies specialism is for people who are established in their careers and wish to deepen and enhance their strategic thinking and methods by integrating design, business, and technology with a study of culture. It provides students with a critical understanding of design in the context of culture. The specialism has an extensive selection of electives that covers issues like globalization, design criticism, consumer culture, theories of users, branding, sustainability, Chinese traditions in modernization, and the future contexts for design, among others.

The specialism seeks to achieve these aims by learning about:
• innovation tools for strategic design
• how to analyze cultural identities
• research methods
• how to manage value creation

Design Strategies is rated as one of the World’s Best Design Thinking Programs by BusinessWeek.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMDesHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 - 3 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 14400 per totalInternational course feesGBP 15840 per total

Notes about fees for this course

Credits for graduation: 36
Credit tuition: HKD4,000 (local) / HKD4,400 (non-local)

Average 12-month cost for accommodation: HKD60,000
Average 12-month living expenses: HKD60,000

Conversion (for reference only) HKD10 = £1 / HKD9 = €1

Entry requirements

A Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent; and a minimum of two years of professional experience in a design related field is required.

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