Please note due to the great demand for our programmes early applications are assessed when received and dealt with promptly. Therefore it is advisable to make early applications for an early response. If you do not yet have your final degree results this will not hinder your application as we are happy to issue conditional offer letters in such circumstances.
The masters in mobile and web applications design is a specialisation under a broader masters in creative digital media which provides a number of possible specialisations for students. These can be broadly categorised into, but not exclusive to, the following;
(1) Digital Games;
(2) Interactive Media;
(3) Mobile, Smart Device and Dynamic Web Applications Design;
This master's programme which was created as a result of a merger between the masters in creative digital media and the masters in digital games in 2011 provides a thorough grounding in the core skills and knowledge of digital media & new mobile/web design platforms. It offers specialist production techniques dedicated to the specific needs of the mobile and web design industry.
Who Should Apply?
The MSc in Mobile and Web Applications Design (DT540B) is aimed at those with a career interest in the emerging digital media content industry. It is ideally suited to graduates of diverse disciplines including media, art, and design, and computer science. The programme is also suited to educators, engineers and design practitioners who have a requirement for digital media production techniques. Our typical student mix is 1/3 computing, 1/3 design, 1/3 non-digital media. This ensures a vibrant mix of backgrounds and encourages ideas generation.
The programme also caters for those graduates who want to convert into the digital media space and to those with cognate backgrounds to specialize in areas such as Game Development, Mobile & Web App Development and Interactive Media. It provides a thorough grounding in the principles of digital media design and development while at the same time mixes cognate disciplines and levels through innovative team projects, facilitating peer learning and building interdisciplinary awareness, vital to success in any digital media environment.