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Postgraduate Diploma in Packaging, Innovation and Product Design (L9, 60 ECTS)

  • Funding: HCI

  • Campus: Online

  • Years: 1

  • Status: Register Your Interest

Course Overview

This programme is designed to offer participants the opportunity to gain a detailed knowledge of the underpinning theory and effective practice of Packaging, Innovation and Product Design which will be of particular benefit in a range of management and leadership roles as well as in specialized Packaging, Innovation and Product Design roles.

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Programme Overview

Semester 1

  • Strategic Management and Leadership
  • Packaging Science and Technology
  • Innovation, Ideation and Visualisation

Semester 2

  • Product Design and Prototyping
  • Research Methods
  • Applied Case Studies Capstone Project

Candidates should hold a recognised level 8 honours degree in a non packaging discipline, ie an honours degree in any other discipline, such as business, engineering, science etc.


2-3 evenings per week 6pm to 9pm (online) Plus selected Saturdays per 9am – 1pm (online).


This is a HCI+ Funded Programme. This programme will be fully funded for eligible applicants. For full details of eligibility criteria and to apply, go to

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One Year

Graduates of this programme have secured enhanced promotional opportunities in either their own organisations or new roles in Manufacturing, Research and Development, BioPharma, Medical Devices and Product Development.