University of Brighton

University of Brighton

User Experience Design

The User Experience Design MSc is a flexible course that you can tailor to your own professional interests. It will help to train you for roles that range from usability, interaction and interface design through to general project management and consulting. The course is for designers and software developers wishing to enhance their knowledge of user-centred design and usability evaluation of software-enabled products. Course content has been designed for maximum relevancy to the marketplace. Upon completion, you will be able to apply your knowledge and interaction design skills to novel interaction paradigms; make effective use of a broad range of design methods; obtain in-depth knowledge of developments in mobile, ubiquitous or wearable systems and understand the commercial contexts of interaction design.

Entry requirements

Degree and/or experience: normally a good honours degree in a relevant discipline, i.e. 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. For non-native speakers of English: IELTS 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements.

Course modules

Core modules: interaction design and evaluation process; interface and information design; research methods; major project. Options vary from year to year, but have included: marketing for interactive technologies; interactive technologies business context; intellectual property law; web development; creative design lab; project management; independent portfolio project; independent research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,580 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,840 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,580 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years
PgCert Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Moulsecoomb Campus Brighton BN2 4GA South East

Key information

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