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Course summary

Why this course? • Open a career pathway in UX/UI and study in our brand new state-of-the-art facilities. • The programme draws together UX/UI design skills and digital technical skills, with a firm foundation in professional practice. • Working with external partners, you will gain first-hand experience of client-relationships and pitching. • Between Years 2 and 3, you have the option of a sandwich year placement to gain valuable industry experience. About this course By incorporating core visual design skills and technical development skills, our BA Digital Design will help you emerge with an ability to design and develop communications, services and experiences in numerous industries. You will graduate as a confident, independent thinker, with the detailed knowledge and skills you need to adapt rapidly to change. Skills Within our BA Digital Design programme, our foremost goal is to nurture your development into a skilled and creative professional. This encompasses the art of communication design, including the mastery of typography, imagery, and messaging, as well as the fusion of traditional craft and modern digital skills, drawing from the wellspring of typography. Additionally, you will delve into the realms of graphics and user experience/interfaces (UX/UI), while embracing the principles of social design, where data becomes a raw medium for your creative endeavours, and the guiding ethos is "design for good." These three interwoven facets are designed to equip you for the pragmatic demands of the digital design landscape. This might involve responding to design briefs, presenting innovative design concepts, forging collaborations with diverse industries, and immersing yourself in user research, fieldwork, and ethnography, thereby ensuring your readiness for the multifaceted world of digital design work. Career opportunities Upon completing the BA Digital Design program, our graduates will be well-prepared to embark on rewarding careers in the realm of communication design and digital design across various sectors, including agencies, consultancies, the public sector, and the third sector encompassing charities, NGOs, and social enterprises. Your career prospects are versatile, with potential roles spanning digital designer, content designer, UX/UI designer, and web designer. Furthermore, you might discover your niche in influencing the future of design through engaging in user research, fostering a collective vision of innovative design.


Examples include:

  • Motion Design
  • Web Design
- Extended Reality

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with a minimum of 5.5 in each band
TOEFL (iBT)80with the following minimum scores: Reading: 18 Writing: 17 Listening: 17 Speaking: 20
PTE Academic59with no less than 59 in any band
Cambridge English AdvancedCgrade C in tests prior to 2015 with no less than 'weak' in any band

We may accept other high school English qualifications if you are applying for an undergraduate degree. Please contact us at [email protected] to clarify.

English Language requirements

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £15000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £15000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note the fee amounts listed are from 2023. In some cases fees will increase for the following year.

Sponsorship information

The University offers a range of scholarships, as well as hardship funding for students who are in need of support. UK scholarships include an Academic Excellence Scholarship, worth up to £3,000, as well as scholarships for students with aptitude in sports and music. Roehampton is also home to Europe’s first esports scholarships, worth £1,500 per year. There are also a range of international scholarships and bursaries.

Digital Design at University of Roehampton - UCAS