The course

Delivery
Full-time, Part-time, Per course
Course type
Taught
Location
Scottish Borders
Entry date
September

For graduates with a creative background wishing to transition into one of the many digital design industries.

Contact

Overview

The programme examines the disruption caused by the world's fourth industrial revolution. With emerging technological breakthroughs in the fields of artificial intelligence, robotics, the Internet of Things, autonomous vehicles and drones, smart materials and many more, the role of design and innovation in digital media and technology is critical in generating solutions and advancing society.

In addition, students will learn hard skills that are in high demand across the digital sector. These skills include coding, digital imagery design, moving image and motion graphic design, digital brand strategy, user interface design and UX design.

The masters includes live industry projects with design-led companies, and the option of international travel to trade and industry shows.

 

Go Global

Some of our Postgraduate Taught Masters Programmes are eligible for Inter-Campus Transfer. Please contact goglobal@hw.ac.uk for further information

Detailed course information

Course content

Detailed course guide

Semester 1

  • Creative Programming
  • Digital Laboratory 1 - Design and innovation
  • Design Thinking and Innovation

Semester 2

  • Design Technologies
  • Digital Laboratory 2 - Enterprise
  • User Experience Design

Semester 3

  • Final project and report

Entry requirements

You should hold a good honours degree or equivalent, preferably in a creative subject area though relevant work experience in an appropriate industry will also be considered. A basic digital literacy is also required.

 

Fees

Tuition fees for 2020 entry (by residency status)
Status* Full-time Part-time Per course
Scotland / Non-UK EU £7400 £3700 £925**
England / Northern Ireland / Wales £7400 £3700 £925**
Overseas £15400 £7700 £1925**

* If you are unsure which category you fall in to, you should complete a fee status enquiry form, which allows us to assess your fees.

** Fee per course (module). Refer to the Course Content to see how many courses comprise the full programme.

Scholarships and bursaries

We aim to encourage well-qualified, ambitious students to study with us and we offer a wide variety of scholarships and bursaries to achieve this. Over £6 million worth of opportunities are available in fee and stipend scholarships, and more than 400 students benefit from this support.

Featured scholarships

Merit Awards for international students starting postgraduate degree courses in 2020

If you are an international fee-paying, self-funded offer holder you may be eligible for:

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