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Masters in Innovation and Design in the UK in 2024

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Design Innovation and Management MA, MSc

De Montfort University United Kingdom

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Innovation, Technology & the Law LLM

University of Edinburgh Online Learning, University of Edinburgh United Kingdom

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Business Systems Analysis and Design MSc

City, University of London United Kingdom

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Psychology in Game Design and Digital Innovation MSc

University of Surrey United Kingdom

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Textile Design Innovation MA

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) United Kingdom

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Design, Innovation & Brand Management MA

University for the Creative Arts (UCA) United Kingdom

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MSc Information Systems Management & Innovation MSc

Warwick Business School, University of Warwick United Kingdom

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Design Innovation MA

University of South Wales United Kingdom

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Integrated Design Innovation MA, MSc

University of Plymouth United Kingdom

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Luxury Design Innovation and Brand Management MA

University of West London United Kingdom

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Design Strategy and Innovation MA

Brunel University London United Kingdom

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Masters in Innovation and Design in the UK

Study Innovation and Design Masters Programmes

If you have a passion for design, a university degree in Innovation and Design allows you to focus on developing creative solutions for a variety of problems. As well as learning about the design process, the interdisciplinary nature of this programme will allow you to learn about innovation management. You will learn how to effectively apply your creativity to approach projects of all kinds, including UX, product design, garment design, engineering and more.

Graduates of programmes in Innovation and Design will learn more about product design, developing methodologies to conceive and design better products for end users. You may also cover UX, developing software with superior interactivity for end users. You may learn skills in illustration and 2D drawing, CAD and 3D modeling and rapid prototyping using technology such as 3D printing.

By studying in this field, your modules are likely to cover topics such as:

  • Design & prototyping
  • Entrepreneurship
  • User experience and interaction design
  • Production techniques
  • Product development
  • Mobile communications
  • Innovation and Design research methods
  • Project management in Innovation and Design

Graduates of degrees in Innovation and Design may go on to careers in design agencies, graphical design, engineering and marketing, product developers, designer and project management.

Postgraduate programmes in Innovation and Design are most commonly offered at universities around the world as:

  • Master of Science (MSc degree/MS degree), which can typically take between 1-2 years to complete when studied Full-time, and may include an industrial placement year.
  • Master of Arts (MA degree), which can typically take between 1-2 years to complete when studied Full-time, and may include an industrial placement year.

Entry requirements for postgraduate programmes in Innovation and Design will usually include a bachelor/undergraduate degree in a related topic such as engineering and creative arts.

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

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