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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

University of Malta Bye-Laws for Course 

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Master in Creativity and Innovation Timetable Semester 2

Please click here to access the Master in Creativity and Innovation Timetable for Academic Year 2015/16 - Semester 2

Optional Study Units Timetable Semester 2
Please click here to access the Optional Study Units Timetable for Academic Year 2015-16 - Semester 2
Annual Report - October 2014 - September 2015

Please click here to access The Edward de Bono Institute's Annual Report for the period 01 October 2014 to 30 September 2015.

Exams Timetable

Please click here to download the exams timetable for Academic Year 2015/16 - Semester 1

OI-NET Report

A report listing the indicators and progress markers characterizing OI (Open Innovation), Innovation and Global Innovation management curricula has recently been published as part of the OI-NET project by Professor Sandra Dingli (University of Malta) and Monique Landy (ACTIF-Europe), and is available for downloading here.

Schools for the Future

A delegation of school principals from different States in India recently attended a short course at the Edward de Bono Institute entitled Schools for the Future: Fostering Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Education...  

Research Seminar & Lecture by Edward de Bono

The Edward de Bono Institute held a Postgraduate Research Seminar on Monday 30th November at University of Malta. Five of the Institute’s postgraduate students delivered presentations about their Master in Creativity and Innovation research projects. The presentations were followed by a lecture by Professor Edward de Bono.

GEW 2015

As the National Host for Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), The Edward de Bono Institute teamed up with several partners to organise a variety of events between the 16th and the 22nd November 2015. Please click here for more information.

New Publication

We are pleased to announce the launch of the research document 'Best Practices in Teaching Entrepreneurship and Creating Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Europe'. Click here for a free copy of this publication, and here to watch a video clip highlighting some of the main findings.

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. 

 
 
Last Updated: 22 July 2014

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