B.Sc. Blended

User Experience Design (Hons)

Norwich University of the Arts

36 months
15900 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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The BSc in User Experience Design (Hons) is rooted in Norwich University of the Arts’s traditional strength in graphic design, design thinking, and creative problem-solving.


The User Experience Design (Hons) degree from Norwich University of the Arts gives you the essential skills to become a successful UX designer – shaping how people engage with digital products and services.

Your learning will focus on applying user experience and digital design principles that are highly prized in today’s fast-changing design industry.

You will use industry-standard technologies and prototyping techniques to develop professional solutions for a range of contexts.

In each case, you will move from research to the creation of user journeys to the design of user experiences that work across multiple digital environments: from desktop to mobile.

Industry-ready UX skills

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.

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 

Programme Structure

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.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

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
  • Your portfolio should be relevant to this course, but you can include a wide range of work that shows your creativity, technical competence, industry awareness and career aspirations.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15900 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Norwich

609 - 1044 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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