Service Design Academy

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PDA in Service Design

The Professional Development Award in Service Design covers the core skills, tools and mindsets you need to service design powerful interventions for complex issues. You’ll be taken on a journey, a process spanning four learning units over six months with 17 live sessions and interactive content on a virtual learning environment. We connect theory and practical applications through a mix of experiences, live classrooms, watch anytime videos, teamwork, mentoring and case studies.

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What to expect


August 2024 cohort

Weeks commencing 13 August 2024 – 10 March 2025

October 2023 cohort

Weeks commencing 16 October 2023 – 28 April 2024.

August Dates coming soon....

Weeks commencing 4 March 2024 – 19 August 2024

How much will it cost?

The fee for the PDA in Service Design is £4,200

Entry Requirements

Entry to this qualification is at the discretion of the Academy. However, it is recommended that the candidate has a standard of communication skills in English equivalent to SCQF level 5.   

Things you need to know

How to apply

Pre-register for our next course using our online form.

Once you have completed this form we will contact you to arrange a chat with one of our consultants to discuss the course and what to expect. If you are a suitable candidate you will receive an unconditional offer and an email from the College with a link to complete your registration.

If you are not ready to apply yet and would like to talk to us please get in touch.

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