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User Experience Design (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
London, United Kingdom
The BA User Experience Design (Hons) at the University of the Arts London (UAL) is a design-led and digitally focused course that explores user experience (UX) and user interface design (UID), for current and emerging technologies.
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The course embraces code as a creative medium and prepares communication designers to work in specialised screen-based areas, such as design for the web, app design, interactive data visualisation and in emerging areas such as wearable technology and augmented reality.

The course produces industry ready designers, with a creative, practical and critical understanding of new technologies.

The BA User Experience Design (Hons) at the University of the Arts London (UAL) is a design-led, digitally focused course, exploring user experience (UX) and user interface design (UID) for current and emerging technologies.

The course offers a rigorous, practice-based design education, with a thorough grounding in the digital skills of coding, animation and information design – required to work in this expanding area of design.

Interface design is growing enormously, as digital products and services proliferate at ever increasing speed, via the spread of digital devices and the internet. 

Career opportunities

Careers include:

  • Interface Designer
  • UX/UI Designer
  • Digital Designer
  • Interactive Designer
  • Information Designer
  • Motion Graphic Designer
  • Digital Producer
  • Digital Project Manager
  • Digital Creative
  • Digital Art Director
  • Usability Consultant
  • Creative Technologist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    However this course will consider applications after that date, subject to places being available.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Information and Interface Design 
  • Information Visualisation and Typography 
  • Animation and Coding for the Web 
  • Contextual and Theoretical Studies
  • User Experience, User Interface, UX/UI Design Studio 
  • Interactive Data Visualisation Studio 
  • Professional Practice

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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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General Requirements

64 UCAS tariff points, which can be made up of one or a combination of the following:

  • A Levels at grade C or above (preferred subjects include: English; History; Media; Business; Art and Design, or other subjects within Social Sciences)
  • Pass at Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (Level 3 or 4)
  • Merit, Pass, Pass at BTEC Extended Diploma (preferred subjects: Art and Design, IT & Computing)
  • Pass at UAL Extended Diploma
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma (preferred subject: Digital and Creative Media, Film and Production, Computing)
  • OR equivalent EU/International qualifications, such as International Baccalaureate Diploma.
  • And 3 GCSE passes at grade 4 or above (grade A*-C).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20920 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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