B.Sc. Interactive Media Design

  • On Campus
  • 48 months
  • GBP13740 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP1820 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Edinburgh, United Kingdom
With the rapid integration of technology into our lives, the need for innovative creative professionals increases daily. This course is designed to furnish you with the development skills required to bridge the gap between people and technology. You will develop skills in industry standard software and be shown established methods for creating engaging and exciting experiences.

Description

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This highly technical creative career requires a combination of skills. You'll learn the theories behind interactive design, as well as an understanding of the different types of digital media, such as digital audio, video, 2D animation and 3D visualisation and animation. In terms of technology, you'll learn to use the software packages that are considered standard in the industry, including Flash, Final Cut, After Effects, Autodesk Maya, Motionbuilder and Protools.

Career prospects

New media businesses are proliferating both in the UK and worldwide, as are employment opportunities. With an impressive folio of work created during this course, you could find yourself working in:

  • web design
  • games development
  • sound design
  • digital special effects
  • animation
  • virtual reality
  • responsive environments
  • video production
  • broadcasting.

You may even take on a role in a more mainstream IT company, providing creative input into the interactivity of software and networking systems.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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    Deadline applies if you do not have the same nationality as the university.

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  • ( EEA

    Deadline applies if your country of nationality is in the EEA (European Economic Area)

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  • ( National

    Deadline applies if you have the same nationality as the university.

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Tuition fee
  • GBP13740 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP1820 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • England Wales and Northern Ireland - £9,000
Credits (ECTS) 240 ECTS
Duration full-time 48 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Year 1
  • Introduction to Human Computer Interaction
  • Software Development
  • Introduction to Interactive Media
  • Introduction to the Information Profession
  • Digital Imaging
Year 2
  • Sound Theory
  • Introduction to 3D Design
  • Practical Interaction Design
  • Digital Video Development
  • 2D Computer Animation
Year 3
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Animation for Interactive Media
  • Web Design and Development
  • Sound Production
  • Intermediate 3D Design
  • Group Project
Year 4
  • Sound Design
  • Visual Effects Storytelling
  • Advanced 3D Design
  • Media Computing
  • Major Project

English Language Requirements

IELTS Take IELTS test
6
FCE score
160(Grade C)
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)
75

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Requirements

Typical year 1
  • SQA Higher
  • BBBC
  • A Level
  • CCC
  • Irish Leaving Certificate
  • B2, B2, B2, C1 at higher level
  • Higher / A Level Computing or ICT or Design or Art or Music or Photography or Media Studies - preferably a combination.
Typical year 2
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • BBC
  • A Level
  • ABB
  • Subjects required
  • Computing or ICT or Design or Art or Music or Photography or Media Studies
  • HNC
  • B in Graded Unit in related subject and attend bridging course arranged by School of Computing
Typical year 3
  • HND
  • B in Graded Units In related subject

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed 13 years of formal education with recognized qualifications. International students should consider taking a Pre-Bachelor to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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