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 Design for Health (MDes)
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SchoolOCAD University
LocationToronto, ON, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 4,346
Full-time Graduate: 160
DegreeMaster
Honours
Co-op
Length20 Month(s)
Entry Grade (%)*75%
Prerequisites
Prerequisites NotesApplication for admission into the Master’s in Design for Health will be competitive. Applicants must hold a bachelor degree in a design field, such as BA (in design studies), B.Arch., BED, BID, BDes, BSc, BEng or comparable honours degree/certification with a GPA of 75% (B+) or better during the last two years of study, or must demonstrate exceptional experience and expertise as a practitioner in a relevant discipline. All applicants must demonstrate creative and conceptual competence at a high level, as well as the clear potential for acquiring a sufficient level of expertise in the diverse disciplines relevant to this degree.
Cost
National: $8,833
International: $20,965
Scholarships
DescriptionDesigners affect the quality of life and well-being of individuals and entire populations through the designs they create. Today, some of the most exciting design work is being carried out in the broad and diverse field of health. This includes design to support critical advances in diagnosis, treatment, patient management, organizational flow, technology assessment, policy-making, communication and a host of other inter-related concerns.

OCAD University’s Master of Design (MDes) in Design for Health offers you a unique opportunity to become part of this vibrant area by enrolling in North America’s only program that responds to the complexity of health care through a comprehensive, knowledge-rich design approach.

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