Who takes this course
Who will join you?
Candidates of our Part-time MA Digital Management Programs are taken on a transformative journey to become a new kind of leader – adaptive, collaborative and creatively driven. We help our students go beyond conventional thinking practices to create effective teams and business value.
All applicants must hold either a bachelor’s degree or have a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant professional experience. Furthermore, all applicants must either be employed or have a relevant professional context in order to apply their learnings throughout the duration of the program.
What you'll be doing
You can choose to take this part-time program at our campus in London, UK or in Stockholm, Sweden. There, you’ll learn with the help of a range of interactive talks, hands-on workshops, team challenges and deep reflection.
This program has six practical group projects led by industry practitioners and one independent research project. You’ll spend 24 weeks at Hyper Island and 20 weeks working on your industry research project. Most candidates choose to delve deeper into a problem that concerns their company, industry or profession.
8 areas of study
- Foundation Days
Build your team and create a group culture, learn the Hyper Island methodology and develop skills to enhance your creativity.
- Creativity Week
Discover idea generation techniques and essential research methods under the guidance of industry coaches.
- Design Thinking
Explore design thinking tools and processes, including looking at other related areas such as service design and human-centred design.
- Digital Technologies
Recognize digital technologies as enablers for change and grasp the basic concepts involved both from a theoretical and practical hands-on perspective.
- Business Transformation
Take an in-depth look at business model development. Work with cutting-edge business modeling techniques, case studies, and user journeys.
- Managing Projects and Teams
Explore the project lifecycle and consider projects from a holistic perspective. This module takes place during the entire on-site part of the program and is built on your project and professional work.
- Innovation Project
We challenge you to apply all your previous learnings and create your own project which aims to show innovation in the development of new ideas or transformation of existing ideas in an area of digital management.
- Industry Research Project
Find a problem in your industry within a professional context, and work to solve it. Instead of the traditional Master’s thesis, you will identify a problem, formulate hypotheses, prototype solutions, and share original insights based on your research.
Part time MA Alumni stories
Global Design Manager reflects on Hyper Island Masters
Alumni recognized in Forbes 30 Under 30
Hyper Island taught me that digital is all about people
It’s one of the best decisions I’ve made. Without the MA, I’d probably still be wondering why things are changing around me instead of being part of them.
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Program Entry Requirements
In order to apply for the part-time MA Digital Management program, you’ll need:
- A Bachelor’s degree or higher
- In lieu of a degree: 3-5 years of relevant work experience
- To be employed or have a relevant professional context throughout the duration of the program
If you are a Non-EU applicant and have not received English education at university-level, or are from a country where English is not the main spoken language, you will be required to prove your English level with IELTS Academic exam results* (score minimum of 6.0, no less than 5.5 on each section).
There are two standard payment options for this program. As your option preference might differ based on whether you are funding the program independently or through your employer/company, we ask you to please speak to our education managers for more information.
Hyper Island does not offer scholarships or grants for this program.
Non-EU Tuition Fees
Tuition fees for non-EU candidates of the part-time MA Digital Management program are as follows:
UK Tuition Fees: 17 000 GBP
SWE Tuition Fees: 182 000 SEK
The part-time MA Digital Management program does not qualify for study visas (which are granted for full-time programs only). Therefore, non-EU applicants must hold a valid visa that will allow them to enter the selected country for all campus days.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive a Master of Arts Degree in Digital Management, a qualification that is recognized worldwide. The program is designed in partnership with and validated by Teesside University.