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Interaction and Experience Design, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Limerick, Ireland
The Master in Interaction and Experience Design offered at University of Limerick offers unique opportunities for designers, computer scientists and artists to exploit their potential in new areas, across a wide range of activities, such as digital multimedia, software development, interactive installations, human centred research and education

Overview

About the programme

The M.Sc./M.A. in Master in Interaction and Experience Design offered at University of Limerick  is a 12-months intensive course that is designed specifically for graduates who are interested in pursuing studies that combine technological competence with design/artistic endeavour. It offers unique opportunities for designers, computer scientists and artists to exploit their potential in new areas (experience, interaction and participatory design, internet of things, social media and virtual reality, mobile and physical computing), across a wide range of activities, such as digital multimedia, software development, interactive installation, human-centred research and education. The unique features of this development include:

A new type of multidisciplinary graduate who combines technological competence with human-centered design and artistic/creative endeavour;The effect of this course will enhance a student's education and employment prospects. This course will enable students to capitalise on their existing education and to extend their competencies;The increase in awareness of the opportunities offered by computer technology in a range of industries and services in new and traditional media (from audio/video recording/editing to web development, from broadcasting to social media, from product, event and service design asking for more interactivity to mobile computing).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Interactive Media Design
  • Interactive Media Project/Workshop 
  • Electives 
  • Information Society
  • Realtime Audio & Video
  • Physical Computing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

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General Requirements

  • Qualification transcripts and certificates
  • English language qualification if English is not your first language
  • Certified English translations of your transcripts/certificates where the originals are in a language other than English.
  • A copy of your birth certificate (long document)
  • Portfolio of work

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14321 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14321 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6225 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6225 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Limerick

  • 850 - 1150 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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