Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University

Interaction Design

The MA/MDes Interaction Design programme will equip you with creative prototyping and programming skills with software and hardware to respond a range of design briefs dealing with human interaction in spaces, and through objects and interfaces. You will have the opportunity to shape your own ideas, concepts and theories through a self-directed Major Project, informed by design research and critical enquiry. This is the new title for MA/MDes Design (Interaction).

Entry requirements

Bachelor (Honours) degree in an appropriate art & design discipline, computing or product design engineering; or evidence of industry experience in an appropriate discipline. All candidates are interviewed with a portfolio of creative work or technical projects. Applicants from overseas can be interviewed by teleconference with an online portfolio.

Course modules

Modules include: design research methods; 3d prototyping; sketching in hardware and software; light art and projection; major project; dissertation or project report.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MDes Full-time £ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MDes Full-time £ 10,760 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MDes Part-time - 2 years
MA Full-time £ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 10,760 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Craiglockhart Campus Edinburgh EH14 1DJ Scotland

Key information

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0333 900 6040