• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Interaction Design is the practice of designing interactive digital products, environments, systems, services and products for use by people. By studying this Design - Interaction Design at University of Canberra you’ll explore the capabilities of humans in terms of emotion, perception and cognitive ability, and use this knowledge to conceive, design and build human-centric interaction systems.
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Overview

You’ll investigate key theories, concepts, tools and contemporary interaction design techniques and learn how people engage with different digital technologies based on screen, mobile and virtual platforms. The course includes a variety of projects which lead to an impressive body of work demonstrating your creativity, problem-solving skills and technological know-how. You’ll graduate as a well-rounded interaction designer and future leader who specialises in finding novel ways to help people access and seamlessly interact with technology.

Study a Bachelor of Design - Interaction Design at University of Canberra and you will:

  • understand the different stages involved in software development
  • know how to select appropriate methods in designing and prototyping interactive artefacts as applicable to industry practices
  • demonstrate advanced knowledge of usability and accessibility
  • select appropriate tools to build and manage both screen-based and physical interactive artefacts
  • gain the knowledge and skills necessary to launch your own interaction design business or seek employment within global markets across all industries.

Career opportunities

  • Interaction designer
  • UX (user experience) designer
  • UI (user interface) designer
  • Visual designer
  • Digital designer
  • Usability researcher
  • Information architect
  • UI artist
  • UX/UI developer
  • Content strategist
  • Web designer/developer
  • Web/mobile designer
  • Front-end web developer/designer
  • Back-end web developer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Orientation (Design)
  • Professional Practice: Work Integrated Learning -
  • Visual Representation Techniques
  • Introduction to Design Thinking Techniques 
  • Introduction to Interaction and User-Centred Design 
  • Design Culture and Society 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    60

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:

  • Year 12 ATAR
  • other Australian Qualification
  • work experience
  • overseas qualification
CRICOS Code: 095572M

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31400 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Domestic: Commonwealth Support Place (CSP)

Living costs for Canberra

  • 1425 - 2510 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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