Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University

Interaction Design

This course will equip you with creative prototyping and programming skills for design. You'll use software and hardware to respond to a range of design briefs dealing with human interaction in spaces and through objects and interfaces. You'll learn combined technical and creative skills and 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 course has a strong studio culture and is taught in a multidisciplinary space within a suite of post-graduate design courses where you'll gain skills and knowledge highly sought after in industry.

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for this course is a bachelor (Honours) degree in an appropriate art and 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

Subjects include: design research methods; sketching in hardware and software; 3d prototyping or exhibition design; major design project; light art and projection or digital creative.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MDes Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MDes Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MDes Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MDes Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,620 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MDes Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MDes Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MDes Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MDes Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MDes Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MDes Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,679 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,620 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,679 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

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

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