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Design and Innovation 

The Open University UK

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12 months
Duration
6192 GBP/year
6192 GBP/year
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About

This Design and Innovation certificate at The Open University UK focuses on developing creative design thinking to address problems in every aspect of life.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

This Design and Innovation certificate at The Open University UK features an online design studio, social networking and inspiring study materials alongside a practical component. As well as design, you’ll choose a complementary subject to gain skills and knowledge in an area that fits your needs and interests.

Key features of the course

  • Develops your design thinking
  • Focuses on the process and application of design and innovation in real-world contexts
  • Puts your learning into practice, building a small portfolio of design work to show your ideas and skills

Career relevance

The skills gained through this certificate are relevant to a wide range of careers. The ability to use design thinking in a range of context is particularly valued by employers.

In addition to improving your career prospects, studying with the OU is an enriching experience that broadens your horizons, develops your knowledge, builds your confidence and enhances your life skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design thinking: creativity for the 21st century 
  • Cultures
  • Discovering the arts and humanities 
  • Engineering: frameworks, analysis, production
  • Engineering: origins, methods, context 
  • Environment: journeys through a changing world

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
  • At The Open University we believe education should be open to all, so we provide a high-quality university education to anyone who wishes to realise their ambitions and fulfil their potential.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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