Taught course

User Experience Design

Institution
University of Brighton · School of Architecture, Technology and Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

Normally, a 2:2 honours degree in a relevant discipline, ie those including substantial elements of computing, psychology, information design or product design. For appropriate candidates without an honours degree, entry to the course will normally involve an interview.

Months of entry

February, September

Course content

Study user experience design (UXD) in a city that is one of the UK’s leading centres for creative technology. And benefit from our partnerships and collaboration with employers and our professional networks in the city and beyond.

Our accredited course fosters innovation and creativity in interactive design. You’ll develop your knowledge of human-computer interaction and design for interactive products in a range of application areas.

With a focus on applied learning you will plan and manage an interactive design project from concept to implementation and gain an understanding of the commercial contexts of interaction design. You also have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience on placement with a digital media company as part of your major project module.

You’ll develop research skills working alongside researchers in our Centre for Secure, Intelligent and Usable Systems (CSIUS) that explores the interaction between people and software systems from the perspectives of analysis, design, evaluation and visualisation. You also benefit from our well-established links with industry and have opportunities to attend networking events and talks with user ex professionals and researchers.

User Experience Design MSc is a flexible course that has been designed so that you can study full- or part-time and tailor your learning to your personal and career interests.

Full-time students also have the option to add work experience to their masters through a year’s paid placement in industry.

Information for international students

English language requirements

IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. Find out more about the other English qualifications that we accept.

International students whose language skills do not match the IELTS scores set out here should consider applying for this course through the Extended Masters programme at the university's Language Institute.

Fees and funding

Scholarships, bursaries and loans

We offer a range of scholarships for postgraduate students. Bursaries and loans may also be available to you.

Find out more about postgraduate fees and funding.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Course enquiries
Email
enquiries@brighton.ac.uk
Phone
01273 644644