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Higher Diploma in Science in Interaction Design and User Experience

Programme Purpose

The DBS programme enables learners to acquire knowledge and skills in user experience design in order to apply these skills in a real-world context in the design and evaluation of interactive systems. Topics covered include an introduction to user experience (UX); digital content and storytelling, insights into how social, cognitive and behavioural psychology relates to UX design and how reward and motivation are part of game-based learning; a focus on user-research design; how to design for accessibility using universal design principles; an understanding of digital marketing analytics and metrics; a key focus on user experience analysis, the learner will develop an immersive (game) narrative for a specified user group to attempt identified tasks. Through discovering the user experience context and the industry-standard tools and specific project deliverables in design, learners will be able to apply their learning in personal and professional contexts. The programme has been designed for learners with non-cognate backgrounds and an interest in this area. Graduates of the DBS programme will acquire foundational knowledge in user experience design which will enable them to pursue future study and/or career advancement in this area. The high-quality student experience which this programme aims to deliver will equip graduates with essential skills in user design experience.

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Centres offering Higher Diploma in Science in Interaction Design and User Experience

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Dublin Business School Exams Office, 13/14 Aungier Street,, Dublin 2 , D02 WC04. 01 417 7500