Aston University, Birmingham has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
New for 2020, this new MSci Design, Enterprise and Innovation programme is designed for students interested in developing product design expertise alongside knowledge of business and enterprise development to take on design leadership and entrepreneurship roles in an increasingly competitive global marketplace. Entrepreneurship and design innovation are seen as fundamental aspects of UK economy. Creating value through design is a challenge that requires being organisational and business savvy as much as it requires talent, methods and skills. You will learn about how design and management practices come together to benefit development, as well being enabled to start your own business. The programme delivered jointly by School of Engineering and Applied Science and Aston Business School will equip you with not only solid design skills but also enterprise development competence to take on design leadership and entrepreneurship roles in future You will be supported by a wide networks of entrepreneurs, mentors and investors from local and national communities such as BSEEN, Birmingham Enterprise Community, Enterprise Nation and Centre for Growth throughout your study. As James Dyson and Steve Jobs (both of whom have design backgrounds), are you ready to shape the future through design entrepreneurship? Key course benefits
- The only ‘Design and Entrepreneurship’ focused integrated master degree programme in West Midlands area, or even in the UK.
- Optional placement year providing more opportunities for your future career.
- All assessments are practical and developmental, with a combination of coursework, case studies, and design projects and in class tests.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|A level||BBC - CCC||Including a Science or Technical subject (Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Biology Further Maths, Design Technology, Engineering Science and Electronics): BBC: Standard offer BCC: If the student is also presenting either Core Maths or Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) grade B CCC: Contextual offer (more details https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/contextual-offer)|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM||Science/Technical/Engineering types Other BTEC qualifications accepted (check our Aston University website for further information)|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 30 credits M: 15 credits||In a technical or Science subject|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSEs grade C/4 or above in English and Mathematics requested|
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||min 5.5 need to be achived in each skills area|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|