User Experience Design Msc

Kingston University London (abbreviated KUL) is a public research university located within the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, in South West London, England.

Last Updated on Fri, 15 Jan 2021

User Experience Design MSc 🔗

About User Experience Design Msc Kingston University

Degree Offered Master of Science (MSc)
Other Degrees Offered -
Duration 1 year (full-time), 2 year (full-time with professional placement), 3 year (part-time)
Location Penrhyn Road and Kingston School of Art at Knights Park
Total Credits -
Program Offered September 2021, January 2022
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Entry Requirements for User Experience Design Msc Kingston University 🔗

GRE
TOEFL 88 R=22, L=21, S=23, W=22. (for non-native speakers)
IELTS overall score of 6.5, with no element below 6.0, (for non-native speakers)
Personal Statement
Personal Statement Word limit -
Letter of Recommendation two references, including at least one academic reference
Resume / CV
Transcripts ✅ (unofficial)
Portfolio ✅(recommended)
Application Fee $0 (no-fee!

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Scholorship & Funding 🔗

A variety of scholarships and bursaries are available to overseas students.


Cost of attendence at User Experience Design Msc Kingston University (2021/22)

UK £9,430 (FT) £5,187 (PT)
Overseas £14,900 (FT) £8,195 (PT)

Cost for the placement year can be found here


What you will study at User Experience Design Msc Kingston University

This programme will give you the following opportunities:

  • Take the role of a user experience (UX) designer/analyst in an interdisciplinary team of students from across the Digital Media Kingston programme, and use industry-standard techniques to deliver on time.

  • Learn about fundamental User Experience activities - analysis, design, prototyping and evaluation - in the context of practical projects. Projects are selected in consultation with students (and mostly individually), so that you can tailor your degree towards the industry sector, technology or job role that suits your interests and ambitions.

  • Consider user experience in relation to cutting-edge technologies (big screens, tablets, smart phones, context-aware embedded devices and multi-modal games console), current industry trends (big data, multi-channel services, digital lifestyles), and contemporary theory (cognition ‘in the wild’, usability vs experience).

  • Explore at least one kind of specialist practice in depth, to further distinguish and focus your learning, and practice track record.

  • Learn how to present yourself to potential employers through your online professional presence and portfolio.

  • Work with industrial hosts, and research-active academics to produce excellent, professional pieces of work that push the boundaries of current understanding and achieve design innovation.


Faculty at User Experience Design Msc Kingston University 🔗

Digital Media Kingston (DMK) is an interdisciplinary, collaborative project between the School of Computer Science and Mathematics, and School of Design at Kingston University. Its mission is to bring together creative expression, theoretical analysis, scientific rigour and technological innovation to underpin innovation and excellence in the computational arts.


Careers after User Experience Design Msc Kingston University 🔗

Graduates of this course now work in roles such as user experience designer, user experience researcher, product owner, usability consultant, interaction designer, and information architect and content strategist.

Some work in-house, at companies such as John Lewis, Aviva, IBM, E-Bay, BSkyB, RAC, Thomas Cook, BBC) in UK and around the world at Google (USA), Symantec, Microsoft and TPVision (India). Others work for agencies such as Systems Concepts, weare:London, AIA Worldwide, Amaro, Wilson Fletcher and UI Centric, in the UK, and around the world at MediaEngine (Italy), Oxx (Norway) and Thoughtworks (Johannesburg).

Graduates increasingly find employment within UK Government, public sector and charities (Dept Work & Pensions, Ministry of Justice).

You can find out even more (actual employers, career paths, in-demand skills) by asking to join the User Experience course Linkedin group. The group is open to anyone interested in UX careers.


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