MSc - Disability, Design and Innovation

GDI Hub is delighted to announce a brand-new MSc taught across our three founding partner academic institutions. Led and awarded by UCL, the course will also have teaching input from Loughborough University London and the UAL London College of Fashion.

This MSc blends design engineering with global policy and the societal context of disability giving students a unique multidisciplinary insight and the skills to be innovators in the field of global disability.

Topics covered in the MSc include:

  • Disability and Development
  • Inclusive Design and Environments
  • Assistive Technology
  • Research and Making Skills
  • Marketing and Business
  • Future Global Technologies

Graduating students will leave with the skills to be the next generation of disability innovators:

  • Designing solutions
  • Making a tangible difference to people‚Äôs lives
  • Being able to measure and market your impact
  • Risk taking
  • Influencing others

Applications open shortly for a 2019/20 intake.

Snowdon Trust Scholarships

We are also delighted to announce the Snowdon Trust will be funding three scholarships for the course available to UK based disabled students as below:

  • x1 Gold Award: Fees and bursary
  • x2 Silver Award: Bursary only

The Snowdon Trust and GDI Hub will be looking for disabled students with a passion for learning and the determination to succeed. Successful candidates must have a strong desire to help improve the lives of others and have the potential to become a leader in the field of disability, design and innovation.

The Snowdon Trust helps support disabled people study in the UK, offering scholarships and grants for higher education. Founded by the First Earl of Snowdon, a prominent disability rights campaigner who had polio as a child, the trust supports disabled people nationwide to excel in their chosen area of study.

GDI Hub are delighted to be working alongside the Snowdon Trust and look forward to hearing from disabled students interested in this exciting opportunity.

person at the front of the auditorium presenting to an audience at the town hall meeting held at GDI Hub in February 2018

Founding Partners