As you move along the Interactive Design at Media Design School , you’ll experiment with a variety of interactive and dynamic design theories and be immersed in fundamental digital design processes such as front-end web development, interactive programming, and content management systems. You'll also devise interactive design solutions in response to creative and technical briefs from industry.
Interactive Design will give you the fundamentals in both user-interface and user-experience design; two highly sought after specialist skills for Front-End Developers, Website Developers, and Mobile Application Designers.
You'll develop the skills to learn concepts and processes relating to ideation, planning and prototyping of interactive design solutions, as well as the ability to prepare effective proposals and provide purposeful interactive experiences.
A significant focus will be placed on project-based learning through the development of interactive design and technical solutions in response to creative and technical briefs.
Career paths include:
- Web designer
- Front-end developer
- Mobile application developer
- User interface programmer
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- Design Theory
- Design Studio
- Contextual Studies
- Photographic Studies
- Digital Image Foundation
- Interdisciplinary Design Foundation
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- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesDesign User Experience Design Human Computer Interaction
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- To qualify for General Admission, you'll need a minimum qualification of NCEA University Entrance or equivalent, such as CIE or IB University Entrance, or, level 4 or higher Qualification from a related discipline.
- NCEA University Entrance
NCEA Level 3: Three subjects at Level 3, made up of 14 credits each.Literacy10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of:
- 5 credits in reading
- 5 credits in writing
- achievement standards (specified achievement standards available through a range of subjects), or,
- unit standards, package of three numeracy unit standards (26623, 26626, 26627. All three required)
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International21860 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21860 USD per year during 36 months.
National8321 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8321 USD per year during 36 months.
- Domestic - $ 11,541.00 NZD
- International - $30,333.00 NZD
Living costs for Auckland
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
If you currently live overseas and are thinking of studying with Media Design School, then this scholarship will help contribute to the costs associated with studying abroad.
The International Student Scholarship offers recipients up to NZ$5,000 applied to your first year of tuition fees at Media Design School.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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This programme is taught in different countries. Which country are you interested in?
- New Zealand
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.