This programme is designed to help you develop your critical awareness of major issues in interaction and user experience design. It aims to improve your effectiveness as a user experience designer within industry and is beneficial to both recent graduates and those currently working within industry, advancing your knowledge and specialist skills to a higher level.
Loughborough Design School offers a unique combination of design and specialist human factors teaching which equips students with core Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and User Experience (UX) design skills. The content of the programme therefore enables you to develop your skills and competencies in both the creative and/or analytical aspects of User Experience Design whilst working on a diverse range of projects.
Areas studied include design research methods, enterprise business and sustainability, experience design, group project, service design for social innovation, design for behaviour change, and an user experience design major project.
See the website http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/programmes/departments/design/user-experience-design/
- Design Research Methods
- Enterprise Business and Sustainability
- Experience Design
- Group project
- Service Design for Social Innovation
- Interaction Design Major Project
Assessed by coursework submissions, including: presentations, group work, reports and project specifications.
Careers and further study
Possible careers include: user experience designer; interaction designer; user researcher; usability specialist and service designer.
This programme is eligible for a number of competitive scholarship schemes.
Why choose design at Loughborough?
At Loughborough Design School we want to share our world-leading expertise.
Offering eight postgraduate programmes, and a range of research opportunities, the School is proud to be helping to prepare the next generation of designers and ergonomists for highly successful careers.
The School is based within a £21M state-of-the-art building, with a fully equipped ergonomics laboratory based close by. This purpose built building has practical and theoretical teaching and research spaces at its heart, ensuring that you are given a professional and inspirational experience.
We have a thriving PhD population of around 100 full-time and part time UK, EU and international research students. You will be supervised by staff who are internationally recognised as experts in their field and will have access to the world class facilities you need to complete your studies. If you would rather do an MPhil, then we also offer these full-time or part-time.
- Career prospects
We are proud to say that 100% of our graduates were in employment and/or further study six months after graduating. The School has particularly close links with Adidas, Cadbury, Coca Cola, Health and Safety Executive, Department of Health, National Health Service, Help the Aged, Met Office, Ericson, IBM, Nissan, Hewlett Packard, BAE Systems, Rolls Royce, Ministry of Defence, Ford Motor Company, Jaguar Land Rover, E.ON, O2, and the Department for Transport.
Find out how to apply here http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/programmes/departments/design/user-experience-design/
A first or 2:1 level degree in a relevant discipline.