Part-Time MA Digital Management
Get the skills and knowledge you need to drive change in a digital world. Develop disruptive solutions to real business challenges.
Drive Change In A Digital World
Stay ahead of the curve with this Part-Time MA in Digital Management program at Hyper Island. Join us to develop core skills in design thinking, digital technologies and business transformation to go beyond the hype. You will also learn to drive innovation, lead teams and understand new technology such as FinTech and Smart Cities.
Designed by industry experts and accredited by a top-100 UK university, this Masters program is designed to prepare you for a leading role in industry, and will give you real-time insight into the thought processes that drive some of the world’s most successful and innovative companies. You will be given the opportunity to work with real-world challenges through live business briefs from clients. You will be challenged to create business and brand strategies, and develop innovative solutions based on creative concepts.
You will embark on a transformative journey to becoming a new kind of leader, who is adaptive, collaborative and creatively driven, who can go beyond conventional thinking and practices to create effective teams and business value in a world of constant disruption. By the end, you will be ready to think strategically and lead change at any organization.
Ideal for working professionals, designed to compliment a full-time position.
Collaborative Learning Environment
You'll collaborate with both peers and professionals on live business challenges. We will facilitate and encourage you to step out of your comfort zone and experiment in a safe environment.
Practical Application To Your Career
This is a project-based Masters degree. You will work on live business challenges in class and apply what you learn back at work, as part of your experiential learning journey.
Complements Your Busy Schedule
This part-time program is designed to meet the time pressures and learning needs of busy working professionals. You'll maximize your learning through a combination of on-campus days that allow you to get better at your job while studying.
What you’ll learn
The program has three core modules, three electives from a choice of five and one independent research project. Industry experts lead the practical projects. You will learn through a range of interactive talks, hands-on workshops, team challenges and deep reflection. Each module is delivered in blocks of 4 days every 6 weeks.
This Masters is designed in such a way that it allows you apply what you have learned in the taught module and test out the ideas back in your workplace. This will extend your knowledge both of where the ideas come from and how other companies are using the ideas to gain competitive advantage.
Build your team and create a group culture, learn the Hyper Island methodology and develop skills to enhance your creativity.
Explore Design Thinking tools and processes, and dig into related areas like service design and human-centered design to solve complex problems.
Understand the power of emerging digital technologies through theoretical discussions and hands-on workshops.
Work with business development using cutting-edge business modeling techniques, case studies, and user journeys.
Managing Projects and Teams
Navigate your way through complex agile processes and understand human behavior in teams.
Industry Specialisation Project (FinTech)
Explore the technologies, companies, ideas and start-ups that are transforming the finance, payment and related industries including bitcoin, blockchain, sharing economy models and "company as a platform".
Future Mapping (Smart Cities)
A deeper dive into the technologies and possibilities for the SmartCity of the future looking at the impact on businesses, work and family life. This will explore how the internet of things, big data, cognitive computing and intelligent agents enable new services and applications to change the way we study, shop, travel, manufacture and entertain ourselves in the cities of the future.
Industry Research Project
Find a problem in your industry and work to solve it. In place of the traditional Master's thesis you will identify a problem, prototype solutions, and share insights based on your research.
Learn by doing
We challenge you to grow personally and professionally by introducing new ways of thinking and learning. Our methodology focuses on the 'process' of education just as much as the 'content', and we use that approach to build powerful learning experiences.
Study while you work
Combine learning in school with learning at work. You'll spend campus days in Singapore, combined with research and tasks in your business and at home. All the time supported and inspired by Hyper Island program leaders.
Solve real challenges
Focus on business, design and entrepreneurial challenges to develop and test the products and services of the future. You'll work individually and in teams on real briefs set by real clients.
Infinite career possibilities
UX / UI Design
S$32,390.00 - Singaporeans/PR
S$37,790.00 - non-Singaporeans
What are the program requirements?
All applicants must hold either a Bachelor’s degree (typically a 2:1 or above or equivalent International qualification) or 5 years of relevant professional experience. All applicants are interviewed to assess their suitability for the program.
A word from our students
“This course has taken me outside of my comfort zone constantly in every module and has taught me how to deal with the fast changing digital world in my professional life.”
Global Managing Director of doq®
“It is an amazing luxury to be in a group like this. We share so much inspiration, coaching and knowledge together.”
Lotta Schibbye Fredrikson
CEO @Hammer & Hanborg
Our graduates work for amazing companies and organizations: