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© Centre for Creative Competitive Design 2018

Start date - Full-time: October, part-time: throughout the year

Duration - One year full-time, two-three years part-time

Delivery - Taught modules 40%, Group projects 20%, Individual research project 40%

Qualification - MDes, PgDip, PgCert

Study Type -  Full-time/Part-time

Digital Design and Strategic Communication (MDes)

As innovations have become increasingly bound to digital solutions in recent years, capabilities in creativity, sustainability and innovation are changing. Digital innovation will move beyond the simple app into life-enhancing services and experiences, exploiting the hyper-connectivity of data and the 'internet of things'.

The course offers an industry focused postgraduate experience, that hybrids digital design practices with strategic communication and brand management to capture, control, and visualise complex data and to make strategic decisions in an ever connected society that is rapidly becoming aware of the impacts and new digital economy.

Key Features

Who is it for?

This course is designed to suit creative individuals with business acumen who would like to visualise complex data flows and strategic communication processes.

Why this course?

The course offers an industry focused postgraduate experience, that hybrids digital design practices with strategic communication and brand management to capture, control, and visualise complex data and to make strategic decisions in an ever connected society that is rapidly becoming aware of the impacts and new digital economy.

Course details

This course comprises eight assessed modules, a group project and an individual project.

Group project

Group projects run from February to April and provide teams of students with the opportunity to take responsibility for a consultancy type project, usually with an industrial sponsor.

Individual project

The final individual thesis project takes up the remainder of the course to September. It allows students to demonstrate their ability to think and work in an original way and overcome genuine problems in design, supported by external organisations.

Assessment

 

Assessment

Taught modules 40%, Group projects 20%, Individual research project 40%

To find out more detailed information on the course visit the Cranfield website or click the link below