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Business Design, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Barcelona, Spain
The BA (Hons) in Business Design at the Istituto Europeo Di Design (IED) provides training for students in the fields of management, design and technology to drive innovation in companies of the 21st century.
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Overview

Today’s labour market is increasingly demanding a new professional profile that can participate in multidisciplinary teams in charge of identifying innovation opportunities, generating creative ideas and developing and implementing new strategies, products or services. 

The BA (Hons) in Business Design at the Istituto Europeo Di Design (IED) is a course for people aiming to make a contribution to improving the world through user-friendly, technologically feasible and viable solutions for companies.Its three-year programme provides a set of design tools and methodologies that can be applied to companies in order to solve challenges and create valuable solutions.

Job Opportunities

  • After finishing the course, the students will be able to design and manage strategies in the various areas of a company to create added value for a business and increase its profits. They will be prepared to take on these duties within a company either directly or from a consultancy or strategic design studio.
  • Their training will allow them to work in innovation departments, managing the uncertainties of the future and incorporating innovation strategies. They will also develop an entrepreneurial mentality that will permit them to design businesses or create start-ups.
  • They will have the skills needed to work internationally in service design, strategic design, innovation, entrepreneurship and also in the field of communications, both in companies and in consultancies, agencies and studios.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3 years

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • The first year focuses on the basics of design, business and technology. The students explore design at the graphical and product levels and as a key element in communication. They also look at the concept of “user-focused” design. In the area of business, they focus on how to find innovative solutions to complex challenges.
  • The second year looks in depth at the product research and prototyping stage and familiarises the students with the concepts of user experience and service design so that they can acquire an overall view of the design process as a central management tool for companies in any field. In addition, the students focus on the idea generation and definition process, while closely examining the factors required for managing the legal, financial, branding and communication aspects of business, with an emphasis on the digital world..

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Barcelona

  • 770 - 1360 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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