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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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Notices
The Edward de Bono Institute celebrates WCIW
Between the 15th and 21st April, The Edward de Bono Institute for the Design and Development of Thinking at the University of Malta hosted a number of activities to celebrate World Creativity and Innovation Week (WCIW) 2015.
Innovation Challenge: Go Green

The Innovation Challenge: Go Green is a competition for young people aged between 17 and 30. The deadline for submission of proposals is on Monday 4th May 2015 at 12.00 Noon.  Please click here for further information.

Research Seminar

A research seminar for current and past postgraduate students of the Edward de Bono Institute shall be held on Monday 22nd June 2015.  The deadline for submission of abstracts is on Saturday 30th May. Please click here for further details.

Institute Academics at the GEC in Milan

Between Monday 16th and Thursday 19th March, a delegation from Malta joined business leaders from 150 countries for the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) 2015 in Milan, Italy.  The delegation was led by Dr Leonie Baldacchino, Director of The Edward de Bono Institute for the Design and Development of Thinking at the University of Malta, which has been the National Host for GEW since its inception in 2008.  Read more here.

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. 

Master Timetable Sem 2

Please click here to download the timetable for Academic Year 2014/15 - Semester 2

Exams Provisional Timetable Semester 2
Click here to access the Provisional Timetable for Examination Period Academic Year 2014/5 - Semester 2
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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