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Master's degree in Design Thinking

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Program overview
3-4 semesters
Full time
Master's degree
6,500 EUR
Start dates
Munich
March 2020 
March 2021 
March 2022 
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Program description

Design thinking is a proven methodology of applying creative thinking to solve problems and design new solutions. It uses methods and concepts from the creative field to tackle the most diverse challenges, without losing sight of the core business strategy and customer needs. This Master’s specialisation in Design Thinking prepares you to think outside the box to devise improved and new solutions while keeping user needs and value creation at the centre.

Contents of the Design Thinking (M.A.) programme

In this Master’s programme students gain expertise in design thinking through specialised courses and projects, and they learn about the close interrelation of design thinking with marketing and management. This programme includes:

  • Design project management
  • Framework of design management
  • Contemporary design theories and applied design strategy
  • Strategy and innovation processes
  • Leadership and Entrepreneurial thinking
  • Applied HCD and User Experience (UX) principles
  • Focus project and master’s thesis

Admission requirements

Admission requirements are as follows:

  • Recognised Bachelor's degree
  • English language proficiency certificate
    - TOEFL (at least 72 out of 120)
    - IELTS (at least 6 out of 9)
  • CV (curriculum vitae)
  • Motivation statement
  • Letter of recommendation (by your lecturer or employer)
  • Personal interview (optional)

Applicants with a bachelor's degree of 180 ECTS study a four-semester programme, while applicants with 210 ECTS may join the three-semester programme.


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Tuition fees

Partial scholarships available

Tuition fees

6,500 € per semester

One-off registration fee

  • 500 € (EU students)
  • 750 € (Non EU students).

Qualification

Degree awarded

Students on this M.A. programme are awarded the following master's degree:

  • Master of Arts in Design with specialisation in Design Thinking

Career opportunities

Career prospects after graduation

With an M.A. degree that specialises in Design Thinking, you qualify for numerous opportunities in design-oriented organisations. Potential employers could be advertising agencies, media houses, fashion houses, innovative corporations and start-ups. Some examples of potential future roles, are:

  • Product Developer
  • Service Developer
  • Product Manager
  • Head of Design
  • Design Strategist
  • Creative Director
  • Design Researcher
  • Brand Manager

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About this institute

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences - Bachelor and Master Programmes

Developments in our society follow the rhythm of technological progress, between the cornerstones of globalisation and the unstoppable digitalisation.  As the digital technologies drive changes in every aspect of our societies and economy, there is a need to train highly skilled digitally competent...


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Why study at Macromedia University of Applied Sciences

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Contact info

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences

International Office, Mehringdamm 33
10691 Berlin
Germany

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www.mhmk-international.org


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