University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Digital Design with a Year Abroad (4 years)

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Course summary

Make your mark with a Digital Design degree This course will provide you with the practical and theoretical expertise to work in the creative industries. You’re taught by a team of experts and industry professionals in areas of 3D production, online design, interactive applications and human-computer interaction. Reasons to study Digital Design at Kent

  • Go abroad. Experience a new culture studying abroad in places like Australia, Singapore or the USA
  • Be unique. Tailor the course to match your interests and future career plans
  • Your network. Become part of a worldwide alumni community; who have gone on to work in productions like the Avengers and The Lion King
  • More than you think. Discover how digital design is used in industries like engineering, medicine and psychology
  • Be confident. You’ll develop your skills with industry standard software, required by the biggest employers across the industry
  • It means something. Art and Design at Kent was ranked 6th overall in The Complete University Guide 2023
Course details First year: You’ll develop your design and technical skills by exploring the different aspects of digital design; subjects include content creation, technical rigging and design thinking. Second year: Develop in subjects like 3D production and simulation to prepare you for an exciting and fulfilling career. Third year: You’ll take on a major project based on your own interests and career aspirations – this could be an interactive or immersive experience, or web-based application. Year abroad: This will take place between your second and third year, and is an excellent opportunity to experience a new culture, and discover how your subject is taught in a different environment. Destinations include universities in the USA, Australia and Singapore. Head over to our website for more details.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

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Digital Design with a Year Abroad (4 years) at University of Kent - UCAS