University of Portsmouth

School of Art, Design and Media

MA Design for Digital Media



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA Design for Digital Media

Format: Campus

Program Description:

About this course >> This course is about designing interactions of humans with digital interfaces. The design focus is on human aspects of digital interaction such as multisensory perception, cognition and emotion. You will have the opportunity to enhance your skill set in terms of creative, technical and visual experimentation, concept development, production and communication. As a cultural producer with a critical eye for media and technology usage and implementation, you will strive to develop innovative design solutions that matter. Projects are often speculative, allowing a wide scope of creative exploration. Experience >> On this course you can: • Explore theoretical, practical and cultural frameworks that underpin design research and thinking • Use the latest software and equipment, and work in our purpose-built studios and workshops which offer a wide range of production methods to enable you to bring your practical project work to life • Opt to do an industry placement Opportunities >> This course can lead to considerable success within the professional fields of interactive and digital media design. Your specialist knowledge of digital media will pave the way to careers in the creative, internet, media or services industries (such as retail, finance, tourism or social media to name a few). Here are some routes our graduates have pursued: • online product/service development • interaction design • multimedia production • social media marketing/communications • web design • digital graphic design/motion graphics • video editing • further study/research degree


1 Year (Full Time); 2 Years (Part-Time)

International Student Requirements:

Predominantly English-speaking applicants have no requirements. For all other applicants – English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

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