Degrees and Diplomas
BA / BSc in Design and Innovation
This new award enables students to graduate from the Open University with a degree in Design. Students will need to complete U101: Design Thinking, creativity for the 21st century, T211: Design and Designing, and T307: Innovation - Designing for a Sustainable Future and 180 points of study from other Open University courses.
The Design and Innovation Diploma
The Design and Innovation Diploma is made up of two key courses that are taught within the department: Design and Designing (T211) and Innovation: Designing for a Sustainable Future (T307).
After completing the diploma students gain a good understanding of the design process and the context of design. They will also develop skills in the presentation and the communication of ideas; problem solving and creative thinking; information searching and project planning. The two courses that make up this diploma use examples drawn from a range of design professions to teach basic principles. Both courses have practical and project work elements that enable students to develop their understanding and skills.
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