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User Experience Design (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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Rooted in design skills

You will share your first year with students from our three highly-regarded graphics courses, giving you a firm grounding in idea generation, problem solving, visual design and research methods.

Industry-ready UX skills

During the User Experience Design programme of the Norwich University of the Arts you will learn how to work with the commercial sector through contact with external businesses via live briefs, UX design agencies and a student-led consultancy.

The project management, communication and collaborative working skills you develop will make your CV and portfolio stand out to employers.

What you will learn

  • Share your first year, and then continue to work alongside graphics students, allowing for a unique cross fertilisation of knowledge, skills and experience
  • Develop skills in visual design, problem solving, idea generation, research and user testing, iterative design, coding and psychology
  • Through UX design, research and testing, create designs for screen applications and web technologies
  • Collaborate with others in a competitive presentation and/or pitch environment, and take part in projects, including competition briefs and other professionally-focused projects
  • Complete a research report that puts your practice in context.

Typical career paths include

  • User Interface Designer
  • UX Designer
  • Interaction Designer
  • Digital Designer
  • Visual Designer
  • Product Manager
  • UX Design Manager
  • Front End Developer
  • Digital Web Designer
  • UX Architect
  • UX Business Analyst
  • Product Marketing Manager 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals
  • Concepts and Contexts
  • Experimentation and Application
  • Collaboration
  • Research and Development
  • Resolution and Innovation

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A / AS Levels – GCE: 3 A-level qualifications at grades BBB. Where candidates are not taking 3 A-levels, NUA will consider combinations of A-level/AS-level and other Level 3 qualifications.
  • BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF or RQF): Distinction, Merit, Merit in a science/technical subject (e.g. maths, physics, computer science)
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF or RQF): Distinction, Distinction in a science/technical subject (e.g. maths, physics, computer science)
  • UAL Extended Diploma: An overall Merit in a science/technical subject (e.g. maths, physics, computer science)
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma (Art and Design): Pass in a science/technical subject (e.g. maths, physics, computer science)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma: A minimum of 27 points
  • Most international students are required to hold an English language qualification. Applicants are required to have a minimum UKVI approved IELTS exam score of 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each section
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    15900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15900 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Norwich

  • 609 - 1050 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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