UCalgary offers new Doctor of Design degree featuring a work-integrated research program

December 2, 2019

The University of Calgary’s School of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape (SAPL) has launched its new Doctor of Design (DDes) degree. Described by the institution as the first of its kind in Canada, the program aims to provide students with a practice-focused learning experience where students can develop work-integrated research related to their experience and insights. “We designed the DDes to specifically accommodate the needs of active professionals who want to explore a particular innovation or practice insight that can elevate their practice to a new level,” said UCalgary SAPL Dean John L Brown. UCalgary (AB)