Sharpen your skills in digital communication, design and creative problem solving – from strategy to execution

Technology & Design
Full time
1 year
CSN Approved
Professional Diploma
Location

Stockholm

Overview

Meet the needs of today’s industries

Join a deeply collaborative, fast-paced environment that mirrors the modern workplace. Whether you are currently working as a Creative, Strategist or in Management, the Design Lead program will help you sharpen your concept skills and challenge you to solve real-world problems.

All course content is designed to meet the needs of today’s industries and is delivered by industry professionals at the forefront of their fields. Real project briefs set by real clients form the core of the program’s modules and are developed in close collaboration with our network of industry partners.

Course content

Develop new skills

Gain expertise in planning, research, user experience, user-centered design, business development and entrepreneurial skills, and leave the program with the capacity to create business strategies, develop concepts, boost branding, navigate group dynamics, and practice self-leadership.

The fast-paced digital world needs skilled problem-solving experts. Focus on your strengths, develop new skills, and become industry-ready with this one-year Design Lead program. It will empower you to develop your existing expertise in visual communication and design, preparing you for a career as a design lead, art director, strategist or UX designer.

Career opportunities

Skills to accelerate your career

By the time you graduate, you will have a deeper understanding of design communication strategies for implementation across a wide range of digital media. You will have learned to develop visual concepts and ideas for digital productions, services, and applications. You will be able to handle commercial relationships effectively and pitch ideas to boost your career as a lead designer, strategist or art director.

Get industry-relevant skills
All course content is designed to meet the needs of today’s industries and is delivered by industry professionals at the forefront of their fields. Real project briefs set by real clients form the core of the program’s modules and are developed in close collaboration with our network of industry partners.

Learn more on the Hyper Island alumni LinkedIn page

Our methodology

The Hyper Island way

Hyper Island methodology is based on a learner-centered, experience-based approach. We facilitate learning journeys, where discovering, uncovering, applying and reflecting is all part of the process by which participants learn useful skills and knowledge they can apply right away.

Learn by Doing

Build, create, experiment! People learn best through active doing and making.

Collaboration

Collaboration is the modern core competence in a world of complexity & constant change.

Real-world ready

We build learning around real examples & tasks to make it immediately relevant & useful.

Global network of experts

We work with world-leading industry experts to provide the most cutting-edge content.

Vocational education at its best

This program is a vocational diploma program which means that you will practice experience-based learning; no textbooks, tests or traditional teachers. Instead, you will be a part of a collaborative and high-energy learning environment that mirrors the modern workplace dynamics. Surrounded by a diverse set of talent and industry experts from all over the world, you will get a chance to create solutions based on real problems of real clients.

Join a global network
Hyper Island alumni and collaborators can be found in every corner of the world. Join our global network of changemakers and radical thinkers.

Application and admissions

Entry Requirements 
Applicants are required to have a minimum of one year (full-time) work experience in a related field.

Program Fee
The program fee is 152,000 SEK.

Swedish and Nordic residents can study this program free of charge.

Admissions process for International Applicants
Step 1: Pick a program
Hyper Island offers a wide variety of programs to suit any number of learning and career goals. As part of your application, you can select up to 3 program choices.

Step 2: Book a call with the admissions team
If you have made a choice of program or would like to explore your options, we are here to help. Arrange a call with our admissions team to get all the info you need to submit an application. You can reach us by email or book a call with our student relations manager.

Step 3: Digital admissions and callback
Together with our student relations manager, you will decide on a date to join a Digital Admissions day. Digital admissions days are held online and involve an interview, group task and individual task. A week later, you will participate in an online callback meeting with our admissions manager, who will give you our decision regarding your application. Read more here.

 

Where our alumni work now

TUI
netflix
swedish-institute
Aftonbladet
microsoft
adidas