University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Design for Digital Media

This course is about designing interactions of humans with digital interfaces. The design focus is on human aspects of digital interaction such as multi-sensory perception, cognition and emotion. You will have the opportunity to enhance your skill set in terms of creative, technical and visual experimentation, concept development, production and communication.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree in a related subject including design, media, communications, illustration, information technology and cultural and theoretical Studies, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications. A portfolio of art and design is required. Additional evidence of in-depth engagement in the subject and/or relevant work experience is ideal. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Course modules

Modules include: Proposal; a question of research; digital futures (the prototyping project); cultural networks (the professional practice project; the major project).

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include proposals, research, documentation/journals, project logs and project reports.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,100 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 1,700 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 3,830 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Portsmouth PO1 2UP South East

Key information

Admissions Team, Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries
Telephone number: 
023 9284 2421