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 Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PgD
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: September 2023.
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Candidates are advised to apply early as high demand is anticipated and places are limited.

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Duration 1 year full-time.
Course Fee In 2022, as part of the Human Capital Initiative (HCI) Pillar 1, the HEA subsidised spaces on this programme.

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

Course Summary Design Thinking is one of the world’s most popular approaches to establishing dynamic, human-centred, goal-oriented innovation. This programme creates a new generation of design thinkers to work across a wide spectrum of settings and sectors.
Course Content

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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

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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...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Jennifer Crowley
+353 (0)21 490 2316

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