B.A. On Campus

Interactive Media

The University of the Highlands and Islands

48 months
7230 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The aim of the BSc (Hons) in Interactive Media at The University of the Highlands and Islands is to give you a professional grounding in the development of interactive and digital media products while allowing you the scope to specialise in a number of key areas and work with external clients on real industry projects.


We offer a bachelor degree in Interactive Media at The University of the Highlands and Islands. The term 'interactive media' defines a collection of disparate technologies which provide a user experience using digital platforms. These range from websites, mobile apps, software applications and even interactive installations. 

Digital content creation goes hand-in-hand with an understanding of interactive media and disciplines such as graphic design, animation, video and audio production, all form part of the subject area.

Special features

  • A practical focussed course teaching technical skills in a wide range of disciplines including web, mobile apps and computer games
  • Encourages creative thinking in a variety of contexts for the creation of digital media including graphic design, video, audio and animation
  • Live projects give learners experience of working with real world clients on a number of exciting projects.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Emerging technologies in human computer interaction (HCI)
  • Entrepreneurship and portfolio development
  • Advanced topics in interactive media
  • Research and product development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry to year one, HNC, is 1 Scottish Higher at grade C or above OR
  • 1 A level at grade D or above
  • Alternatively, NC Computing with Digital Media Level 6 OR
  • Foundation Apprenticeship Creative and Digital Media
  • Applicants with other qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis, based on a portfolio review and interview.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7230 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7230 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • Eu: £1,285


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