B.Sc. On Campus

Digital Media Design

University of Limerick

48 months
16794 EUR/year
7356 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This Digital Media Design programme at University of Limerick might suit you: if you are interested in how media technology is used and how it can make a difference in people’s lives; if you are interested in learning how to develop creative ideas into new interactive products.


Why Study Digital Media Design at University of Limerick?

Think about an average day: checking messages on your mobile phone; buying a game on line; using wireless connection to update your social networking profile. People’s lives are continuously shaped by interaction with a variety of media. More recently, interactive digital media have increasingly become a support to work, study, travel, entertainment and other daily activities. The knowledge, skills and sensitivity to design interactive media technologies are key skills in contemporary society.

The B.Sc. in Digital Media Design offered by University of Limerick develops the technical, creative and analytical skills needed to be successful media practitioners in both the Irish and global digital media industries. The design of digital media for human use is a crucial skill in contemporary society: How to design the content and interaction for websites? How to improve the usability and usefulness of portable devices? How to design a new killer app for smart phones? How to create new ways to engage and connect people through the use of interactive technologies?

The aim of the programme in Digital Media Design is to equip you with degree level compentence in new interactive media technologies. On graduation, you will be capable of making a significant contribution to the development of the Digital Media industry.

This programme will:

  • Provide you with the expertise in the use of a variety of audio, video and interactive digital media
  • Give you an understanding of the human and social issues surrounding the use of digital media
  • Introduce you to a range of design disciplines relevant for interactive digital media design
  • Support you in developing the knowledge and professional skills you will need for an active role in the diverse field of digital media

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Digital Media
  • Perceptual Systems and Multimedia
  • Directed Study 
  • Foundations of Interaction Design
  • Media Programming 
  • Introduction to Web Development
  • Technological Mathematics 
  • Sociology of Media
  • Digital Audio Fundamentals
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Digital Video Fundamentals
  • Design for Professional Practice
  • Mobile Application Design
  • An Introduction to Social Research Methods
  • Design Visualisation Studio

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission requirements:
  • Applicants are required to hold at the time of enrolment the established Leaving Certificate 
  • Applicants will be required to hold at least the following in the Leaving Certificate or an approved equivalent: Grade B3 in Ordinary Level or D3 in Higher Level Mathematics.
  • A Special Mathematics Examination will be offered at UL following the Leaving Certificate results for those students who did not achieve the Mathematics requirement. We welcome applications from mature students.
  • Mature applicants must apply through the Central Applications Office (CAO) by 1 February.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16794 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16794 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7356 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7356 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Limerick

850 - 1150 EUR /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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