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

University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Digital Design with a Year Abroad (4 years)

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.


Year 1 Compulsory modules currently include: Human Computer Interaction Design Thinking Technical Rigging Digital Content Creation Virtual Environment Design 3D Fundamentals Tangible Media Introduction to Programming Year 2 Compulsory modules may include: 3D Production Interactive Environments Immersive Experiences Design Practice Optional modules may include the following. These optional modules are provisional and subject to change later in the Summer: Entrepreneurship Design Agency Designing with Data Year Abroad Year 3 Compulsory modules may include: Advanced 3D Mixed Realities Advanced Design Practice Optional modules may include the following. These optional modules are provisional and subject to change later in the Summer: Video Games Development Design Futures and Emerging Technology

How to apply

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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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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £22700 Year 1
International £22700 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Please see the programme page at for further information on fees and funding options. Please be aware that if the Government permits, the UK fee quoted may increase in line with inflation. Full-time fees for 2024/25 for international students are £22,700 for laboratory programmes and £18,600 for non-laboratory programmes
Digital Design with a Year Abroad (4 years) at University of Kent - UCAS