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Programme Aims and Features
Design+ is designed to generate highly effective, adaptive, and creative graduates who can lead across multiple disciplinary subjects, and will become known globally for their distinctive qualities of creativity, analytical ability, critical thinking, and innovative problem-solving.
Cutting across tradition disciplinary boundaries, the program is structured around design thinking as a distinct foundational approach to interdisciplinary studies, innovation, and enterprise. The degree prepares students to be innovators and creative leaders, entraining students who want to capitalise on both entrepreneurial and creative abilities. Students will exit the program with a comprehensive understanding of design thinking methods and processes, and the ability to lead multi-disciplinary project teams to innovate and achieve original and commercially, environmentally and socially relevant solutions to complex problems. Design+ graduates are distinctive in both general graduate job markets and in specialized industries. Their ability to assemble and assimilate knowledge from across disciplines and synthesize it into an actionable plans gives them a distinct professional advantage.