The HND Visual Communication in Interactive Design is an award-winning studio-driven course with an exciting blend of employer engagement, cutting-edge digital technology, and contemporary design projects. The course aims to produce graduates who can think and execute design solutions across the current range of digital formats.
We have an Education Network Membership with D&AD and are also members of YCN.
Increasingly, a portion of the HN intake is from graduate designers looking to update their skills in digital design, motion graphics and 3D.
- Visual Communication
- Web Design
- Creative Industries: An Introduction
- 2D Computer Animation
- Art and Design Project
- New Media Typography: An Introduction
- Portfolio Production
- Art and Design Context
- Digital Imaging
- Advanced Bitmap Graphics for Creative Multimedia Design
- Advanced Vector Graphics for Creative Multimedia Design
- 3D Computer Animation
- Creative Project for Artists and Designers
- Design Production
- Digital Imaging Project
- Web Design Project
- New Media Project
How Course Is Assessed:
Assessment is through practical projects where students tackle a range of client-initiated briefs, design competitions, and studio projects. The curriculum mixes research, problem-solving and teamwork skills with theory and practice in areas such as user experience, motion graphics, digital publishing and typography.
English Proficiency Requirements:
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements:
- Applicants are invited to an interview and portfolio review
- Work in a variety of design environments
Download our progression route map here
Progression routes in education from this course include design degree courses at DJCD, Napier and ECA. We also have a direct progression arrangement with Glasgow School of Art to their Interaction Design degree course. A number of graduating students also progress directly into junior design roles in digital agencies, or pursue freelance work.
Fees - Information about funding can be found here
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