Interaction Design

Interaction design focuses on shaping things for people’s use and behaviour and includes designing interactive digital products, environments, visual communication systems, and services. Interaction design utilises our growing understanding of design psychology and complex systems to design interactions that allowing the user to complete the desired tasks within real environments of operation. This programme designed for honours graduates or early career professionals in product and industrial design, multimedia and game design, visual communication design, architecture, engineering and other design related fields who have a specific interest in designing robust, usable and useful human to system interactions. This Masters programme has been developed by South East Technological University in consultation with industry and is delivered though a blended learning approach of condensed onsite delivery and self-directed learning supported by online resources within the structured environment of a taught programme. The aim is to provide maximum flexibility for learners to balance their studies with their other work and life commitments. The programme is centred around the development and delivery of a major project which can be either theory based or rooted in the learners current working practices. What subjects will I study? Design Psychology & Framing User Experience Principles of Interaction Design Design Research Methods Human Interaction Design Prototyping Interactions Communication Design (Online delivery) Interaction Project Dissertation Special Features This Masters programme sits within the Department of Humanities at South East Technological University which facilitates the culture of interdisciplinary design lead research and learning. Through blended onsite and online delivery, the programme facilitates undertaking the programme as part of a work based continued professional development.