BA (Hons) User-Experience and User-Interface Design

Ravensbourne University London

BA (Hons) User-Experience and User-Interface Design

A world of opportunity for the digital creative:

User-experience and user-interface design is all around us, from the screens we tap and swipe to the services we rely on. UX and UI design is an emerging field of multidisciplinary skills and activities designing future-facing platforms. This includes: apps, websites, digital products and services, augmented and virtual reality experiences, installation design, wearable technology and the Internet of Things. 

This practice-led UI/UX design course in London, UK, looks at the fundamentals, including user research, experience design, interaction design, visual design and information architecture – and how these components can be professionally identified, investigated, informed and interrogated. It explores design thinking, human-centered design and the creative and innovative use of technology to boost organisations and inspire positive change.

Why study this UXUI design degree?

  • This field represents a huge area of opportunity
  • Inspire positive digital change 
  • Develop a multidisciplinary design and digital skillset
  • Explore design thinking, human-centred design and technology
  • Learn from the best minds in the industry
  • Tap into exceptional industry connections
  • Design products and services that optimise user experience
  • Develop a portfolio that showcases your creative and technical skills

Entry Requirements

Students will be expected to have five GCSEs (grade C/level 4 or above) or equivalent (including English), and hold at least one of the below or equivalent UK/international qualifications.

Qualifications accepted:

  • Two A levels, grade C or above
  • Four AS levels, grade C or above
  • Two vocational A levels, grade C or above
  • Level three Foundation Diploma or National Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma, grade C or above
  • International Baccalaureate, 24 points or above

Selection criteria:

We will consider a wide range of applicants who show creativity and curiosity in the areas of design, technology, research, and more specifically digital experiences and interfaces. You do not need to have any coding or specific design software knowledge to be considered for the course. Applicants are expected to submit a portfolio of work which shows a range of their skills and demonstrates why they would be a good fit for the course.

IELTS:

Academic 5.5 overall and a minimum of 5.5 in each component: reading, writing, speaking, listening.

Career Prospects

UX/UI Designers are in huge demand from industry across all sectors helping to define and create the future products, services and experiences people want and enjoy.

Graduates will find work in a number of roles such as UX Designer, UX Researcher, UI Designer, Interaction Designer, Service Designer, Visual Designer, and Creative Technologist.

Course Details

Year 1

This design-led introduction explores core competencies in graphic and information design and in design and coding for the web.

Students will begin to learn the fundamental skills of the UX and UI designer in the structuring of visual information and start to develop a fundamental digital skill-set. A programme of industry practitioners and speakers supplements and enhances the core delivery.

Year 2

Year 2 explores more advanced interactivity through play and experimentation in coding. Encouraging a personal approach, the course enables and supports the application of both individual and group design propositions to real-world and imagined scenarios.

Year 3

The culmination of three years of study is channelled into practical projects, which become increasingly professional in scope.

A range of self-directed projects along with a major project of the final body of work forms the third year of study. Final work is appropriate to applied contexts within the creative industries.

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