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Experience Design

Northeastern University

24 months
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1718 USD/credit 48104 USD/year
1718 USD/credit 48104 USD/year
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About

The Master of Fine Arts in Experience Design at Northeastern University embraces research-driven design thinking for entrepreneurship and innovation, preparing students to be vital contributors and leaders of professional experience design teams where technological innovation intersects with design.

Overview

The Master of Fine Arts in Experience Design at Northeastern University offers a two-year graduate experience that combines theory and studio-based practice and results in a terminal degree. Students will engage in and complete this program with a studio-based experience design graduate thesis and a thesis exhibition. Graduates are prepared to continue onward to advanced academic or professional tracks as Experience Designers. They will be able to collaborate effectively in this dynamic and burgeoning field of research and practice, ready to succeed in design agencies, design-related and design-driven industries, research institutions, public institutions, PhD programs, and academic careers.

The program intends to produce professionals skilled in design principles and practices needed to assume leadership roles in an evolving interdisciplinary field. Embedded in the CAMD graduate course offerings, MFA in Experience Design students will have their own studio space and are part of a lively cohort of graduate students in related fields who intersect around vibrant events, exhibitions, guest lectures, and workshops. Applicants are welcome with past experience in the design domain but also in related fields such as architecture, business, engineering, computer science, communications, and others.

Unique Features

  • Program includes exhibitions, guest lectures, and workshops
  • The MFA combines theory and studio-based practice and results in a terminal degree
  • Curriculum designed to prepare students for leadership roles in this evolving field

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods for Design
  • Experience Design Studio 1: Principles
  • Design Systems
  • Notational Systems for Experience
  • Prototyping for Experience Design
  • Design for Behavior and Experience
  • Experience Design Studio 2: Group and Interpersonal
  • Design Studio 3: Synthesis
  • Critical Design and Research Seminar

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Priority deadline for scholarship consideration: February 1

Credits

56 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form
  • Application fee
  • Resumé
  • Transcripts for all institutions attended
  • TOEFL, IELTS or Duolingo exam scores for international applicants
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Portfolio

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    48104 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1718 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    48104 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1718 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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