Innovation through Design Thinking

University College Cork


Course Name Innovation through Design Thinking
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code PDIDT
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PgD
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: September 2022.
Application Date

Expand+Fill out our Expression of Interest Form for 2022 (Online)

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Applications will be accepted online at Springboard Application System

2021 Application Information:
Candidates are advised to apply early...

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Duration 1 Year
Course Fee As part of the Human Capital Initiative (HCI), for 2021, the HEA will be subsidising spaces on this programme.

Standard EU Fee: €8,000
90% Subsidised Fee: €800 payable by applicant
100% Subsidised Fee: No course fees payable by applicant

For full details on subsidies available please see 'What will it cost?' on the main HCI Pillar 1 webpage
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants must have a Second Class Honours in a primary honours degree (NFQ Level 8) or equivalent in any discipline.

A quota will be allocated to applicants who do not meet these entry requirements. These applicants will be considered under Reco...


Expand+Additional Teaching Mode Information
Modules for this programme will be delivered online, complemented by interactive sessions on Friday afternoons (including in-person sessions, subject to public health guidelines). These sessions will help student...

Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
Even though there is a constant focus on innovation within business, few possess the know-how to make it a reliable and repeatable practice. As businesses are facing significant challenges to build sustainability into their future bus...

Subjects Taught The programme modules are as follows:

ED6076 Innovation, Creativity and Design Thinking [15 credits]
BU6008 Data and Digital Literacy [15 credits]
BU6009 Industry-in-the-Classroom Work-based Learning Project [30 credits]
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
As part of this skills-focused programme, we aim to design the student learning experience in accordance with participants’ ambition and situation. Adopting this approach ensures that each participant is afforded a s...

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