Ravensbourne

Course Introduction

The programme focuses on the practical and theoretical study of interactivity in digital media production; the course focuses on interaction design and its application to objects, spaces and communication; the emphasis is on technology'mediated communication between humans and objects or spaces, both real and virtual; as a practitioner or designer who wishes to develop and refine their practice in interaction design, installation, projection mapping, digital games and user'centred product design, students are encouraged to work with technology experimentally, creatively and collaboratively; students apply emerging and existing technology in new and novel ways through personal fabrication, research and experimental application; students also have hands'on experience creating for Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Playstation 3, Xbox, websites and more; students gain hands'on experience of interactive and computational design using open source and multimedia software; the course has a dedicated facility for analysing and evaluating console games, containing Ps3, Xbox 360, and Wii consoles, new games titles and 3'dimensional LCD screens; students are able to experiment and innovate alongside exploring how theory underpins multimedia practice allowing students to ultimately challenge and test theories of interactivity; interaction can take many forms and students are encouraged to use a range of tools and approaches, experimenting with the latest forms of technology.

Course Modules

Modules include: research process; technology issues; business innovation; concept and prototyping; major project.

Course Additional Entry

A 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent non'UK qualifications) in a relevant subject, or an equivalent professional qualification in a related subject area. Applicants applying directly from an undergraduate degree course without experience or professional practice must be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of the chosen subject area. For applicants whose 1st language is not English, an overall IELTS score of at least 6.5 is required, with a minimum of 6.0 in each section.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £13,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £8,500  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £4,250  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £13,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £8,500  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,250  Academic year. First year home fees