Deze opleiding

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The Master of Science in Digital Design is a full-time, one-year programme that seeks to prepare designers to lead the challenges of tomorrow. Graduates qualify to work in highly-interdisciplinary design teams in creative studios and companies.

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typeregulier, 60 EC
start1 september
taalvolledig English
opleidingsduur12 maanden voltijd
The Master's programme centres on four main areas of expertise: Literacy, Research, Creation and Strategy. It also involves three projects, as well as an opening and closing conference/exposition. Courses, projects and events partially overlap during the academic year, enabling students to establish their own connections between topics and to apply their competences in a studio setting.

Waarom aan de HvA?

The Master's programme in Digital Design is the result of a partnership between the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences and nine leading Dutch digital agencies: Achtung! Mcgarrybowen, BBDO Amsterdam, DDB & Tribal, Dept, Fabrique, MediaMonks, Mirabeau, Momkai, and Woedend!. It seeks to empower a new breed of digital designers: internationally-minded professionals inspired by an integrated perspective on people, planet, and profit.


taal van onderwijs100% en
study load
The overall study load per week is 40 hours, divided into 16 hours of teaching (courses and workshops), 16 hours of group project work, and 8 hours of self-study. The total amount of work over the full year consists of 1680 hours.

Toelating en kosten


1 september 2019

aanmelding deadline : 1 mei 2019
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1 september 2020

aanmelding deadline : 1 mei 2020
collegegeld nog niet bekend

The Master's programme in Digital Design is open for applications until May 1, 2019.

Please note*: applicants from Nepal, Bangladesh or Pakistan have an early deadline of February 1st, 2019. Non-EU applicants have an early deadline of March 7th, 2019.

Applications are screened, and selected candidates will be invited for an interview (in person or via teleconferencing).

Candidates must be able to demonstrate previous design experiences

Candidates must be proficient in English (understanding, writing, and speaking) at the C1 level.


TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Overall band score of at least 90 AND a minimum score of 21 for each section.

IELTS (academic version) with an overall score of at least 6.5 and a minimum of 6.0 for each section.
University of Cambridge, either the University of Cambridge 'Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)', or the University of Cambridge 'Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)', with grades A-C.

In addition to the above-mentioned certificates, the admission committee may consider other proofs and certifications (e.g. university exams, other tests, etc.) on a case-by-case basis. Please enquire directly to the admission committee for further information.

Candidates must have a Bachelor degree (or an equivalent international title)

Candidates must submit a motivation letter detailing the applicant's decision to apply to the program.

estimated monthly costs

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424kamerhuur in Amsterdamboven landelijk gemiddelde
172collegegeldop basis van € 2060 per jaar
80studieboeken en -spullen
77uiterlijkkleding, kapper, schoenen
132vrije tijdstappen, uit eten, vakantie
42vervoernaast de OV-kaart

€ 1292totale maandelijkse uitgaven landelijk gemiddelde is € 1181
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Studenten en studentenleven


24 studenten volgen deze opleiding
54% daarvan is vrouw
24 eerstejaars gestart in 2018
0% daarvan is vrouw
46071 studenten aan de Hogeschool van Amsterdam
49% daarvan is vrouw
bron: StudieData

Op kamers in Amsterdam

115129studenten studerend
47168studenten woonachtig   
€ 424gemiddelde kamerprijs
kamer betaalbaarheid
21 m2gemiddelde kameroppervlak
kamer beschikbaarheid
bron: Nationale Studenten Enquête

Na de studie

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Professionals graduating from the programme may work in a variety of settings in both creative and academic worlds. Roles include: Digital Design Strategist, User Researcher, Design Team Leader, among others.


Master Digital Design
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