With the fast pace of innovations in digital technology, new creative opportunities in interactive media are opening up almost by the minute. In this course, you'll learn to use the latest software, video and animation to create a wide range of creative content: from DVDs and mobile phone designs to games, web sites and responsive environments. If engaging with your audience through technology presses your creative buttons, a Bachelor in Interactive Media Design is for you.
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.
We are one of the top universities in Scotland for graduate employability, with over 93% of our graduates in jobs or further study six months after graduating.
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
- virtual reality
- responsive environments
- video production
You may even take on a role in a more mainstream IT company, providing creative input into the interactivity of software and networking systems.