Interaction & Experience Design

Key programme benefits to future students
How to work with hospitals and clinics.

Excellent employment opportunities in the field of IXUX Design.

Through the programme’s strong commitment to human-centered and collaborative design methods, techniques, and tools, graduates develop a nuanced and wide understanding of interaction design that extends far beyond the specifics of screen based UI/UX.

Subjects taught

Autumn Modules
• Foundations of Interactive Media Design
• Interactive Media Project/Workshop 1

Optional Modules (choose two)
Information Society | Realtime Audio & Video | Physical Computing | Digital Modelling and Animation | Virtual and Augmented Reality Design

Spring Modules
• Principles of Interactive Media Design
• Interactive Media Project/Workshop 2
• Interactive Media Project

Optional Modules (choose two)
Mobile Application Design | 3D Modelling and Digital Fabrication | Visual Coding | Applied Interaction Design

Entry requirements

A primary degree (Level 8 - QQI) 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.

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

Application dates

Preparing your Application:
1. Research your programme: Each postgraduate programme at University of Limerick is unique. Explore your course content, duration, fees, and entry requirements on

2. Check Eligibility: Ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria for the course you are interested in. This usually includes your undergraduate degree award, subject specialities, English language proficiency (for non-native speakers), and any specific requirements for the course.

3. Prepare Documents: Gather all the necessary documents. This typically includes your academic transcripts, CV, personal statement, and references. If English is not your first language, you’ll also need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency.

4. Online Application: Once you are ready to apply, visit your postgraduate programme page on and use the Apply Now button to access UL’s online application system. You will need to create an account if you are a new user.

5. Complete the Application: Fill in the application form with all the required details. This will include personal information and academic history.

6. Upload Documents: Upload all the necessary documents that you prepared earlier. Make sure they are clear and legible.

7. Submit Application: Review your application thoroughly to ensure all information is correct and then submit your application. The application fee for your postgraduate application is €50. This includes an option to choose a second choice.

8. Track Your Application: After submission, you can track the status of your application through the online application system.

9. Interview: Depending on the programme, you may be invited for an interview. This could be in person or online.

10. Acceptance: If your application is successful, you will receive an offer email from the university. You will need to accept this offer to secure your place.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and places offered to successful candidates. This means that it’s a good idea to apply as early as possible to increase your chances of securing a place.

Please note that these steps are a general guide and the exact process may vary depending on the specific programme and your individual circumstances. Always check the University of Limerick website or contact the postgraduate admissions department for the most accurate and up-to-date information.


1 year full-time, on-campus.

Enrolment dates


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Graduate careers
Graduates from the Master’s Degree in Interaction and Experience Design will be able to direct and manage interactive media development projects combining technological competence with Human-centered design and creative endeavour. They have become interaction designers, usability experts, and specialists in UX and UI design, gaining employment in a wide range of areas from application and web development to product and service design.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Daytime,Full time

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