Interaction & Experience Design
This multidisciplinary course uniquely offers students an in-depth and hands-on exploration of the technological avenues available today, and backs this up with a strong commitment to human-centered and collaborative design methods, techniques, and tools. This is a conversion programme that does not require prior knowledge of programming or any other subject area. It awards both MSc and MA.
• Foundations of Interactive Media Design
• Interactive Media Project/Workshop 1
Electives (choose 2):
• Information Society
• Realtime Audio & Video
• Physical Computing
• Digital Modelling and Animation
• Virtual and Augmented Reality Design
• Principles of Interactive Media Design
• Interactive Media Project/Workshop 2
Electives (Choose 2):
• Mobile Application Design
• 3D Modelling and Digital Fabrication
• Visual Coding
• Applied Interaction Design
Interactive Media Project (see project sample at www.dawn.ul.ie)
A primary degree (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) in any subject area, with first or second class honours. A portfolio of the applicant's own work that demonstrates the applicant's creative ability. This can be artwork, websites, software, writing, etc. Applicants may be called for an interview. The interview normally takes 20-30 minutes and includes a review of the applicants portfolio.
How to apply:
1. Choose your programme.
2. Check closing date for the programme.
3. Apply online at www.ul.ie
4. Have your supporting documentation ready to upload.
5. Pay the application fee (€35 online / €40 bank draft or cheque).
6. Submit your application.
WHAT TO INCLUDE WITH YOUR APPLICATION:
Qualification transcripts and certificates
A copy of your birth certificate (long document)
Portfolio of work
If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice
If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:
• English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
• English language competency certificate
1 year full-time