Bachelor of Media Design in Interactive Design

Media Design School

Program Description

Bachelor of Media Design in Interactive Design

Media Design School

A Bachelor of Media Design specialising in Interactive Design prepares you for the technical demands of the web design and mobile development industries. As you move along the course, you’ll experiment with a variety of interactive and dynamic design theories and be immersed in fundamental digital design processes such as front-end web development, interactive programming, and content management systems. You'll also devise interactive design solutions in response to creative and technical briefs from industry.

Careers & Industry

Interactive Design will give you the fundamentals in both user-interface and user-experience design; two highly sought after specialist skills for Front-End Developers, Website Developers, and Mobile Application Designers.

You'll develop the skills to learn concepts and processes relating to ideation, planning and prototyping of interactive design solutions, as well as the ability to prepare effective proposals and provide purposeful interactive experiences.

A significant focus will be placed on project-based learning through the development of interactive design and technical solutions in response to creative and technical briefs.

Career paths include:

  • Web designer
  • Front-end developer
  • Mobile application developer
  • User interface programmer

Course Outline

Year 1

You are introduced to the theories and principles of interactive design methodologies with a focus on goal-centric, platform-agnostic and user experience design.

A significant focus will be placed on project-based learning through the development of interactive design and technical solutions in response to creative and technical briefs.

Year 2

Through a combination lectures, group work and discussions you are introduced to interactive design from a historical viewpoint. You also develop a vocabulary and understanding of the concerns of interactive design to better analyse work and respond to creative briefs. This knowledge is put into practice as part of the studio component.

Year 3

Through work on your final portfolio, reflect on your specific strengths and weaknesses, self-promotional skills and develop awareness of how you could fit into industry as a professional. This helps to prepare you for the Capstone Project: Practice-based Inquiry and future employment.

Study in Adelaide

Media Design School has partnered with Torrens University Australia to offer a selection of our award-winning programmes in Australia. Torrens University Australia, the first comprehensive Australian university to be opened in more than 20 years, will be offering Media Design School's courses in two exciting locations: Sydney, New South Wales and Adelaide, South Australia. These degrees will be of particular interest to students who want to obtain their qualification in a shorter period of time, as Torrens University Australia offers students the opportunity to complete their degrees at an accelerated pace in two years, not three.

Study in San Diego

Media Design School has partnered with fellow Laureate Design University, NewSchool of Architecture and Design in San Diego, USA, to offer our award-winning Media Design course in a city renowned for embracing digital and creative technologies. Located in the same city as the iconic San Diego Comic-Con International, the Bachelor of Science in Media Design will give students the creative and technical skills needed to enter the gaming industry.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 12, 2018
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This course is Campus based
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Feb. 2018
June 2018
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3 years
Full time
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10,562 NZD
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Australia - Adelaide, South Australia
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Italy - Milan
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Feb. 2018
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June 2018
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domestic students. International - $25,600.00 NZD.