The GDI Hub are delighted to announce the Snowdon Trust will be funding three scholarships for our new MSc in Design, Disability and Innovation; the funding will be available to UK based disabled students.
x1 GOLD AWARD: Fees and bursary
x2 SILVER AWARD: Bursary only
The Snowdon Trust and the 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 supports people with physical disabilities or sensory impairments to study in the UK, offering scholarships and grants for higher education (adults aged 16 or over). 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.
The GDI Hub are delighted to be working alongside the Snowdon Trust and look forward to hearing from disabled students that would be interested in this exciting new opportunity.
Our brand new MSc in Design, Disability and Innovation will be taught across our three founding academic institutions.
Emerging from the legacy of the Paralympic Games and delivered by the Global Disability Innovation Hub, this UCL-led course will enable students to apply innovative design thinking with a focus on disability.
Taught across Loughborough University London, London College of Fashion and UCL, this MSc blends design engineering with global policy and the societal context of disability. Graduating students will have the skills to be innovators in the field of global disability.
Topics covered in the MSc include:
- Future Global Technologies
- Disability and Development
- Inclusive Design and Assistive Technology
- Research and Making Skills
- Marketing and Business
Graduating students will leave with the skills to be the next generation of disability innovators:
- Designing solutions
- Making a tangible diference to people’s lives
- Being able to measure and market your impact
- Risk taking
- Influencing others
Applications open shortly.