Digital Interaction Design

Explore, build, and craft people’s everyday interactions with digital technology

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Key Facts



BSc (Hons) Digital Interaction Design

Degree Duration

4 years

Pathways Available

International Year Zero

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 years degree


Start Dates

Degree Overview

We experience the work of interaction designers whenever we reach for a mobile phone or a digital product and interact with a website, an app, music, media, or with another person.

Digital Interaction Design is an established and rapidly growing profession. It blends product design, graphic design, computing, web and app development, together with user research. World-leading companies such as Facebook, the BBC, Tesco Bank, and IDEO employ interaction designers to make their products, services, and systems more effective and enjoyable.

You’ll develop the skills to identify and respond to people’s needs, with a focus on user experience. You do not need to have a strong computing background, as this course will teach you all you need to know.

You will be able to critically reflect on the impact that digital technology and our designs have on society and consider inclusion in its many forms. We encourage you to read, talk, and write about current issues.

We have hardware, software, lecturers, and technicians to support prototyping of apps, screen-based content, and interactive objects. We involve members of the community in the design process to find meaningful outcomes together.

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If you do not meet our academic grade requirements for your chosen course, we can offer you an alternative route to begin your studies. Our international incorporated degrees will develop your subject knowledge, academic English and university level study skills.

Why Study this Degree

Our alumni have gone on to work with companies such as Adidas, Barclays, Facebook, IDEO, The Scottish Government, and Technology Will Save Us.

Graduates have gone on to have successful careers in: Interaction design, User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) development and web and app design

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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University of Dundee

Ranked in The Guardian's Top 20 UK Universities in 2021, the University of Dundee prides itself on three things: Impactful research, an excellent student experience and a community campus in the city.

Situated beside the majestic River Tay, Dundee is Scotland’s sunniest city. It also has the highest student ratios per head of population anywhere in the UK so there is an exciting and diverse range of nightlife, leisure activities and culture.