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“Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.  We need creativity and innovation in order to break free from the temporary structures that have been set up by a particular sequence of experience.”  (Edward de Bono)

The Masters in Creativity and Innovation attracts professionals from a broad base of disciplines from the local and  international scene.  This unique Master Programme has been designed with the collaboration of Professor Edward de Bono, the inventor of Lateral Thinking and author of over 75 books published in 38 languages. Internationally recognized experts will form part of the faculty for this course.

The course is designed to be interdisciplinary and innovative in order to assist participants to expand their perception, employ creative skills, develop ideas with their team, sustain a creative climate and manage innovation. It offers methods and processes designed to help identify opportunities and cultivate appropriate skills and attitudes.

Learning Objectives

The aim of the programme is to create a process to develop and promote imaginative, flexible and
practical thought and action by:

  • Developing a more creative attitude
  • Improving their ability to respond practically and creatively to problems and opportunities
  • Learning a variety of approaches designed to develop ideas, manage innovation and apply the knowledge and skills gained
  • Being better placed to help establish an organisational climate in which creativity, entrepreneurship and innovation can be fostered
  • Understanding a variety of approaches to restructuring organisations
  • Learning strategies to deal with the constantly changing landscape
  • Appreciating the contextual nature of knowledge 
Programme Timeline
  • Lectures are held during the daytime.
  • Start Date: October each year
  • Duration for Full-time Students: 3 semesters
  • Duration for Part-time Students: 6 semesters 

 

Please click here to access the full-time programme of studies, and here to access the part-time programme of studies.

 

Admissions Requirements

Admission requirements are a Bachelors degree from the University of Malta or an equivalent qualification obtained from any other recognised university.

 

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Information on application procedures for local and international students is available here

 

REGULATIONS

University of Malta General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees

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Provisional Timetable for MA Student
Please click here to access the Master in Creativity and Innovation Provisional Timetable for Academic Year 2015/16 - Semester 1
Optional Study Units Provisional Timetable
Please click here to access the Optional Study Units provisional timetable for Academic Year 2015/16 - Semester 1
Master in Creativity and Innovation
Would you like to enhance your ability to respond practically and creatively to problems and opportunities? Do you wish to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes related to creativity, innovation management, entrepreneurship and foresight? If so, then our Master in Creativity and Innovation is just for you...
http://www.um.edu.mt/create/courses/masterdegreeprogramme
GET QUALIFIED 2014
We are very pleased to announce that our Master in Creativity and Innovation now forms part of the 'Get Qualified' Scheme' offered by Malta Enterprise. Upon successful completion, eligible students will benefit from a tax credit of up to 70% of the course fees, thus recovering most of the costs incurred. For more information please visit http://www.maltaenterprise.com/en/support/get-qualified
Research Seminar

The Edward de Bono Institute held a Postgraduate Research Seminar on Monday 22nd June at University of Malta. Four of the Institute’s past postgraduate students delivered presentations about the research projects that they carried out as part of their Master in Creativity and Innovation. The presentations were followed by an interactive workshop based on Edward de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats. This workshop was conducted by author and strategy consultant Christian Pleijel.

Eco-Purifier Wins the Innovation Challenge

An eco-friendly water purification system developed by University of Malta student Antoine Galea has won the Innovation Challenge: Go Green.  This was a competition organised by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and The Edward de Bono Institute for the Design and Development of Thinking for young people aged between 17 and 30.

Indian Students' Visit

A group of secondary school students from three different schools in India recently attended a training programme in creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship at the Edward de Bono Institute, University of Malta.  

Exam Timetable Sem 2

Please click here to access the Examination Timetable for Academic Year 2014/15 - Semester 2

Institute featured on the Innovation Academy

The Edward de Bono Institute has been featured on the Innovation Library's Innovation Academy platform as a leading institution that is teaching, researching and debating innovation as an evolutionary concept and essential practice. 

Annual Report - October 2013 - September 2014

Please click here to access The Edward de Bono Institute's Annual Report for the period 01 October 2013 to 30 September 2014.

 
 
Last Updated: 22 July 2014

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