Scholarships: MSc in Disability Design and Innovation

Scholarships: MSc in Disability Design and Innovation

Posted on: 26 Jan 2020   Tags:

The Global Disability Innovation Hub (GDIH) has a number of exciting study opportunities available, including scholarships of up to £30,000 for disabled students to join our ground-breaking MSc programme.

MSc in Disability, Design and Innovation at Loughborough University London (UCL)

The potential of disability innovation is huge. New technologies are provide opportunities for scalability and access, but to accelerate this movement we need to create a new generation of pioneers in the emerging field of Disability Innovation: people who can see the big picture and innovate sustainable solutions to the entangled problems experienced by disabled people everywhere.

Awarded at UCL, with teaching across UCL, Loughborough University London and London College of Fashion, this uniquely multi-disciplinary course is the first of its kind.

Students are based at Here East on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in East London, previously home of the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, and now a thriving research, innovation and enterprise community.

Topics range from inclusive design, to global policy and the societal context of disability. Students joining the course will;

. Explore the unique challenges of emerging technologies in an international development context;
. Apply design and systems thinking to complex problems;
. Apply the theory of appropriate technology production to disability-focused projects;
. Learn how to design, make and market products and services;
. Explore the challenges faced when deploying technology in the field.

GDIH searching for innovative, passionate students looking to make a real impact through both their studies and future careers.

Snowdon Scholarships - up to £30,000

A number of scholarships are available on the Disability, Design and Innovation MSc with the Snowdon Master's Scholarships programme.

Available for both national and international students, these scholarships are designed to support brilliant disabled students into post-graduate education. Three scholarships are available;
.       Gold Scholarship (x1); Up to £15,000 towards fees and a £15,000 allowance while studying.
.       Silver Scholarship (x2); Up to £15,000 towards fees
Find out more and apply;