The Department of Design innovation offers a structured PhD programme over four years full-time.

Our research areas include:

  • User understanding
  • Socio-cultural trends and insights
  • Early stage innovation research
  • Design conceptualisation
  • Prototyping
  • Design Ethnography
  • Qualitative Research
  • Strategic design
  • Business Model Innovation
  • Design Thinking
  • Lean start-up
  • Public Service Innovation
  • Entrepreneurial universities
  • User Experience Design

PhD in Design Innovation

MH02K - PhD in Design Innovation  - Apply through PAC 

Please contact the department if you are interested to pursue research in any of these areas.

Telephone:         01 7086334