Loughborough University London

Course Introduction

**Institute for Design Innovation**

The Institute for Design Innovation is committed to delivering high'quality teaching and research that aims to address real'life enterprise and social innovation needs.

Our Design Innovation Management programmes allow students to engage in globally connected creative projects whilst studying in the ‘design capital of the world’. These projects will provide students with experience of working in cross'cultural and globally distributed design'teams, skills increasingly required by industry.

We are committed to helping our students achieve great things, and encourage all of our students to build professional relationships with the organisations that interest them the most. Whether your goal is to launch your own business or support the development of an existing product or service, the Institute for Design Innovation is dedicated to making your future ambitions a reality.

For more information, see our programme page for Design Innovation MRes

**This programme**

Our Design Innovation MRes will enable you to build on your existing research interests and skills by having the option to focus on areas such as identity, culture and communication and design thinking.

Our multidisciplinary MRes programme will give you a fascinating introduction into the life of a postgraduate researcher. You will acquire in'depth training in the conduct and management of research, from its inception to its completion and dissemination. This will be a valuable opportunity for you to develop your independent research capacity.

Our students will critically analyse ethical aspects of academic research and gain advanced ability to deal with ethical problems and challenges. In turn, you will have an understanding of research processes, designs, practices and methodologies.

Course Modules

In addition to a major research project all students studying an MRes programme will complete taught units such as: The Collaborative Research Project, Research Design, Practice and Ethics, Quantitative Research Methods, Foundations in Qualitative Research.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
Master of Research - MRes
2 years
Part Time
Master of Research - MRes

Qualifications required:

  • A minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1) or equivalent overseas qualification in a wide range of subjects.