Interaction & Experience Design

Key Fact:
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.

Subjects taught

Programme Content
Semester 1
• 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

Semester 2
• 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

Semester 3
Interactive Media Project (see project sample at

Entry requirements

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.

Application dates

How to apply:
1. Choose your programme.
2. Check closing date for the programme.
3. Apply online at
4. Have your supporting documentation ready to upload.
5. Pay the application fee (€35 online / €40 bank draft or cheque).
6. Submit 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

More details
  • Qualification letters


  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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