Open University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Design and Innovation (W73)

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Course summary

This general design diploma focuses on developing creative design thinking to address problems in every aspect of life. The design modules feature online design studios, social networking and inspiring study materials alongside a practical component. As well as design, you’ll study modules in complementary subjects to gain skills and knowledge in an area that fits your needs and interests. Key features of the course

  • Teaches you about different design specialisms
  • Focuses on the process and application design and innovation in real-world contexts
  • Puts your learning into practice, building a portfolio of design work to show your ideas and skills

Modules

This diploma of higher education has two stages, each comprising 120 credits: In Stage 1, you’ll study one 60-credit design module and 60 credits of option modules in a complementary subject. In Stage 2, you’ll study one 60-credit design module and 60 credits of option modules. We’ve created themes to guide you and help you choose your 120 credits of option modules.


How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £13848 Whole course
International £13848 Whole course
England £13848 Whole course
Channel Islands £13848 Whole course
Northern Ireland £4416 Whole course
Scotland £4512 Whole course
Wales £5248 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £13296 Whole course

Additional fee information

The fee information provided is valid for modules starting before 31 July 2024. Fees normally increase annually. For further information about The Open University's fee policy, visit our website.
Design and Innovation (W73) at Open University - UCAS