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BA (Hons) User-Experience and User-Interface Design

Ravensbourne University London
Program overview
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
London
September 2022

London
September 2023

London
September 2024

About this program

BA (Hons) User-Experience and User-Interface Design

This practice-led course looks at the fundamentals of UX/UI design; user research, experience design, interaction design, visual design and information architecture.

The course explores human-centred design, creative and innovative use of technology for products, brands, organisations, information, and positive change.

Admission requirements

Students will be expected to have five GCSEs (grade C/level 4 or above) or equivalent (including English), and hold at least one of the below or equivalent UK/international qualifications.

Qualifications accepted:

  • 2 A levels, grade C or above
  • 4 AS levels, grade C or above
  • 2 vocational A levels, grade C or above
  • Level 3 Foundation Diploma or National Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma, grade C or above
  • International Baccalaureate, 24 points or above

Selection criteria

Students should ideally have a background in art, creative media, or design. Applicants are expected to submit a portfolio of work which shows a range of their skills and demonstrates why they would be a good fit for the course.

We may also consider a combination of portfolio and academic qualifications and take into consideration progress made during studies and/or relevant work experience.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1

This design-led introduction explores core competencies in graphic and information design and in design and coding for the web.

Students will begin to learn the fundamental skills of the UX and UI designer in the structuring of visual information and start to develop a fundamental digital skill-set. A program of industry practitioners and speakers supplements and enhances the core delivery.

Year 2

Year 2 explores more advanced interactivity through play and experimentation in coding. Encouraging a personal approach, the course enables and supports the application of both individual and group design propositions to real-world and imagined scenarios.

Year 3

The culmination of three years of study is channelled into practical projects, which become increasingly professional in scope.

A range of self-directed projects along with a major project of the final body of work forms the third year of study. Final work is appropriate to applied contexts within the creative industries.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition

  • Tuition fees for UK students: £9,250 per year
  • Tuition fees for International students: £16,500 per year

Qualification

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) – BA (Hons)

Career paths

UX/UI Designers are in huge demand from industry across all sectors helping to define and create the future products, services and experiences people want and enjoy.

Graduates will find work in a number of roles such as UX Designer, UX Researcher, UI Designer, Interaction Designer, Service Designer, Visual Designer, and Creative Technologist.

About this institute

Ravensbourne University London

Ravensbourne University London is an innovative, industry-focused university located at the heart of London’s newest creative community on the Greenwich Peninsula. They're champions of creativity and collaboration, dedicated to giving their learners the specialist skills and opportunities they need for...


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