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The Masters Programme in Design offers a platform to deepen students' knowledge and enhance their competence in order to undertake complex design projects concerning the many urgent issues of our times. The programme emphasises the integration of ingenuity and aesthetics, technology, science and ethics for the creation of tangible and intangible values through design thinking and metadesign methodology. Furthermore, and uniquely, the programme offers space to develop design opportunities in a small society in a vast country of magnificent nature, with the aim of moulding scalable solutions that may be of use to a bigger whole.
Miðað er við að umsækjendur hafi lokið stúdentsprófi eða sambærilegu námi og hafi lagt fram möppu með vinnu sinni. Æskilegt er að umsækjendur hafi sótt undirbúningsnám frá hönnunar- eða myndlistardeildum framhaldsskólanna, en þó er slíkt ekki skilyrði.
Full time study for two years (4 semesters)