12 February 2006

Interaction design in a glocal context

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The Hong Kong School of Design MDes programme positions product and interaction design education between cultural identity, local relevance and global competitiveness.

“The aim of the Master of Design programme is to equip students with knowledge in design at a level that facilitates the integration of design, technology and business. This knowledge is obtained through a flexible curriculum focused on the development and management of products and services in the business and cultural contexts of an evolving knowledge-based economy.”

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