User Experience (UX) Design at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS

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Course summary

At Edinburgh Napier University we aim to be recognised as a University that is professional, ambitious, innovative and inclusive. In our dealings with you we will act with respect and integrity. We will create an environment to enable you to feel proud to be a student of the University, to feel confident, challenged and supported. This programme aims to develop your interest in and knowledge and understanding of User Experience (UX) and: • Provide the knowledge of the concepts, principles, and practice from a range of discipline areas within the field of UX; • Develop your competence and understanding of theory and practice applicable to areas ranging from computer science, engineering and design; • Develop your critical, analytical, problem-based learning skills and the transferable skills to prepare you for graduate employment; • Provide you with transferable skills, such as oral and written communication, time management, group working, and to assist you in subsequent employment or study; • Develop your creative skills in interaction design through practice and the evaluation of that practice. Edinburgh Napier University is committed to delivering an excellent personalised student experience. You will be given the opportunity to acquire and develop many valuable practical skills such as the ability to collect, analyse, interpret and understand data and information. On completing this programme you will have been given opportunities to gain an appreciation of the value of education to society and to you as an individual.

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4

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

To enter this programme at the start of Year 2 you must have either: • three SQA Advanced Highers (or equivalent) to include one of the following : maths, physics, computing, statistics, economics, chemistry, engineering science, graphic design or art and design or • an HNC in Design or HNC Computing or HNC User Experience or HNC Engineering (or equivalent) with a B in the graded unit To enter this programme at the start of Year 3 you must have: an HND Digital Design & Development or HND User Experience Design (or equivalent) with BB in the graded units To enter this programme at the start of Year 4 you must have: • a Scottish bachelor’s degree in User Experience or Interaction Design (or equivalent)

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

Minimum Year 2 Entry Requirements SQA Advanced Higher BBC OR BB + SQA Higher BB to include one of: Maths/Computing/Physics/Engineering Science/Design/Art & Design GCE A Level BBB to include at least one of: Maths/Computing/Physics/ Engineering Science/Design/Art & Design BTEC (QCF) Level 3 Extended Diploma with DDD in a related subject for year 2 (DDM for RUK partners – any NI College) HNC – Pass HNC with B in the graded unit in a relevant subject* for year 2 entry *HNC Computing/HNC Design (Digital Design & Web Development or similar)/HNC User Experience/HNC Engineering Minimum Year 3 Entry Requirements HND – Pass HND with B in the graded unit in a relevant subject** **HND Digital Design & Development/HND User Experience/HND Visual Communication (UX) Other HNC/D qualifications may be considered, please contact [email protected] for advice.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 overall with no component below 5.5.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
EU £14170* Year 1
International £14170* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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User Experience (UX) Design at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS