UX Design & Applied Innovation - Structured Research

National Framework: Level 9

LYIT Internal Code:
LY_DUEAI_M (Masters)
L_DUEAR_M (Structured Research Masters)
LY_DUEAI_G (Postgrad Dip)

Enhance your capabilities in user experience design (UX) and explore strategic design thinking methods underpinned by an end user centred clarity. Advance your skills in refined innovation processes, improve your visual communication skills, gain an insight into consumer behaviour & digital markets and explore emerging technologies.

During this course, you will enhance your capabilities in user experience design (UX) and explore strategic design thinking methods underpinned by an end user centred clarity. You will advance your skills in refined innovation processes, improve your visual communication skills, gain an insight into consumer behaviour & digital markets and explore emerging technologies. Typical applicants include, graduates from technical development and digital design backgrounds, current employees from the multinational and SME sectors in both technical and digital design capacity and unemployed graduates seeking to upskill.

The digital explosion of the 21st Century has revolutionised design & innovation. Advances in digital technology has given rise to new forms of products and services, which require creative solutions to increasingly complex problems. Expectations are higher than ever, and an educated, skilled workforce is called for. That's where you come in.

In order to win new markets and thrive, the Irish technology sector has adopted design thinking methods and a user centred approach, encouraging the emergence of a design culture within. This is attracting a skilled workforce. Innovative graduates are in demand as they can think independently and critically, work well as part of a team, multi-task and generate new ideas through debate and discussion.

Key features
• 100% Online
• Complete a Masters in 1 year
• 1 day per week 'Live' Online Face 2 Face (for 2x12 week semesters)
• Ideal for current Digitech workers and those seeking employment in the UX sector
• Leading national and international best practice speakers
• Enables learners to develop a user centred clarity

Subjects taught

Master of Arts in UX Design & Applied Innovation
Master of Arts in UX Design & Applied Innovation Research
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in UX Design & Applied Innovation

What will I study?

Semester 1 Credits

UX – User Experience Design (M) 10
Consumer Behaviour & Digital Markets (M) 10
Innovation & New Product Development (M) 5
Research Methods (M) 5

Master of Arts in UX Design & Applied Innovation
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in UX Design & Applied Innovation

Semester 2
UI – User Interface Design (M) 10
Emerging Technologies (M) 10
Professional Development (M) 10

Master of Arts in UX Design & Applied Innovation

Semester 2
Dissertation / Research Project (E) 30

Master of Arts in UX Design & Applied Innovation Research
Semester 2
Dissertation (M) 60

(M) = Mandatory, (E) = Elective
*Required for Postgraduate Diploma only

Duration

1 year full-time (Part-time - Online)

Post Course Info

Graduate Careers
Graduate careers typically include:
• User Experience Design (UX),
• Strategic Design & Innovation lab roles
• User Interface Design (UI)
• Design Innovation
• Visual & Graphic Communication
• User Centred Research
• Interactive Design and Service Design

More details
  • Qualification letters

    MA

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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