Studying this Digital Media and Interaction Design Global course from Edinburgh Napier University will give you a comprehensive understanding of the role digital media and interaction design plays within our lives, exploring how people use and respond to emerging technology and media. You’ll be equipped with adaptable practical and theoretical skills to allow you to design for current and future trends, whether you are creating for screen-based media, interactive experiences or physical computing.
During your studies you will be supported to create a portfolio of work, make links with industry and undertake optional work placement or study abroad options. We use industry standard packages in specialist Mac and PC labs.
Your experience abroad combined with your studies at Edinburgh Napier will prepare you for employment opportunities across a range of fast-paced and exciting areas. Some of our recent graduates have found employment as digital designers, motion graphic designers, VFX artists, developers, producers, 3d artists, user experience consultants and virtual reality producers.
This course will help you develop a comprehensive knowledge of the technologies involved in the creation and delivery of digital media.
You will gain an appreciation of the theory, application and cultural context for the use and development of new media, giving you confidence to critique and explore new areas as they are developed.
During your studies, you will gain expertise in the use of computer-based authoring tools to create audio, video, 2D and 3D media, as well as exploring physical computing and human computer interaction.
In year three you will undertake the integral study abroad for either one or two trimesters, giving you the chance to explore your skills and diversify your knowledge in a new and exciting environment.
In years three and four you will continue to build your knowledge, choosing a specialist route and focusing your areas of expertise whilst developing own authentic style.
In year four, your independent project will allow you to develop your critical understanding, researching topics at the forefront of interactive and digital media, and culminating in a dissertation and a major media project. You will also focus on portfolio and career development ready for your next steps.
Some of our recent graduates have found employment as:
- Digital Designers
- Motion Graphic Designers
- VFX Artists
- 3d Artists
- User Experience Consultants and Designers
- Virtual Reality Producers
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- Experiencing the Digital City
- Being Digital
- Digital Imaging
- Programming for Interactive Media & Design
- Producing Digital
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- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesDesign Computer Sciences Digital Communication View 633 other Bachelors in Design in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Standard Entry Requirement
Minimum Offer Entry Requirement
- BCC to include one of the following subjects: Design, Art & Design, Music, Photography, Media or Graphic Communication.
Irish Leaving Certificate
BTEC (QCF) Extended Diploma Level 3
- Minimum grades DMM (Distinction, Merit, Merit) in a related subject.
BTEC (QCF) National Diploma Level 3 plus A Level
- Minimum grades D*D (Distinction*, Distinction) in a related subject.
International Baccalaureate Diploma
- Award of Diploma with 28 points overall with three HL subjects at grades 6, 5, 4
- Grade 4 in SL English.
- Pass at 70% or above with grade 7 in three subjects
- Grade 6 in English.
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International14170 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14170 GBP per year during 48 months.
National1820 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.
- England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland £9,250
- Overseas and EU £14,170
Living costs for Edinburgh
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.