Design Management

Heriot-Watt University


Scottish Borders Campus


This Masters in Design Management has been developed to help those in the design and creative industries to use their design knowledge in a wide range of business contexts, as well as learning new management and research skills suited to today’s industry needs. It addresses the need for design and creative industry professionals to reinforce their creative design thinking and process with solid business knowledge.

Whether you are from an interior design, fashion, graphic design, media, product design or engineering background, your will benefit from a specific masters degree that underpins key subjects in marketing and business to help move your career forward into areas of management in your individual discipline or company.

Entry Requirements

This masters attracts professionals from a range of business and design disciplines.

You should hold a good (first or second class) honours degree or its non-UK equivalent in a relevant subject from a recognised British or overseas university. In addition, work or project experience in a related company role will be taken into consideration as part of the application process.

Start Date

September, January


Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

12 months


School of Textiles and Design


Textiles and Design

SCQF Level



Career Area

Art and Design

Career Sectors

3 Dimensional Design

Fashion or Textile Design

Fine Art or Graphic Design

Interior Design or Display