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Interaction design

Monash University

Master On Campus
12 months
Duration
36700 AUD/year
32600 AUD/year
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About

The Interaction design program at Monash University develops your skills in the design of contemporary artefacts, products and services that engage with interactive, user-focused technologies and processes. These can include, but aren’t limited to, health and medical equipment, ‘smart’ furniture, educational toys, wearable technologies, information kiosks and transport systems.

Overview

During the Interaction design program at Monash University, you will use a diverse range of interactive processes, including the application of advanced technologies; electronics and programming; physical and virtual interface manipulation; engineering and material fabrication; and rapid prototyping. The specialisation gives you an understanding of the relationship between interactive activities, products and human behaviour.

You can engage with a diverse range of interactive processes, including the application of advanced technologies, electronics and programming, physical and virtual interface manipulation, engineering and material fabrication and rapid prototyping. The specialisation equips you with an understanding of the unique relationship that exists between interactive activities, products and human behaviour. 

You will develop a critical awareness of current social and commercial issues pertaining to interaction and user experience design. The final year of study provides the opportunity for you to pursue a major project, or extend your skills by participating in a leading industry-supported project.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that you will be able to:

  • engage critically with design theory, concepts and methods
  • understand the relationship of design to cultural, environmental, ethical, technological and professional contexts and practices
  • apply design principles and advanced design skills to produce innovative ideas, concepts and solutions
  • integrate specialised design research approaches in order to analyse, synthesise and evaluate diverse solutions for contemporary environments
  • use technical and design methodologies to assess the needs, deliverables and constraints of complex projects
  • draw on studio experience to design, evaluate, implement, analyse and communicate strategies and methodologies and apply them in the multiple fields of design practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design thinking approaches
  • Design fundamental studio
  • Design technologies and processes 
  • Introduction to art and design health and safety
  • Interaction design 
  • Multimedia design 
  • Collaborative design

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

96 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 089737A

Entry Level 1

  • Bachelor's degree in any field. 

Entry Level 2

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field OR
  • Bachelor's degree in any field + relevant experience

Entry Level 3

  • Bachelor's (Hons) degree in a related field OR
  • Bachelor's (Hons) degree in any field + relevant experience

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36700 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    32600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32600 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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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Interaction design
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