Loughborough University London

Course Introduction

The Institute for Design Innovation has an interest in the issues of design that have received scant attention to date, but have the potential to deliver outstanding outcomes for design. Some of the research areas include Design Value, Design Delivery, Design Exploration, Design Meaning and Design Practice.

The Institute for Design Innovation welcomes explorative research proposals with novel methodologies and creative approaches to the grey areas of design research. The research agenda of the Institute for Design Innovation builds on the idea that design contributes to and enables innovation in multiple ways and on various levels. The Institute is currently engaged in and developing four research areas in Design Innovation with a focus on the use and application of design knowledge, skills and approaches into varied contexts.

Start Date:

We have four intake dates for our research programmes: January April July October. We have four intake dates for our research programmes: January April July October.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £4,260 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £4,260 European Fees
3 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £21,000 Overseas Fees
6 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Home Fees
6 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD European Fees
6 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students must have a minimum of an upper class honours degree (2:1) or overseas equivalent in a related subject area.