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Digital Service Design MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Communication Design Customer Service Marketing Planning / Evaluation

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Digital service design is the art of building customer experiences with a strong digital element. The Digital Service Design MSc is a new multi-disciplinary course which has been specifically created to help graduates develop exceptional user experience design for digital products and services. The course features close integration with leading digital companies to help you develop a deep knowledge of both design theory and practice as well as to equip you for employment in the digital sector. As a result of enrolling on this course, you will have the opportunity to form a network of industry contacts which will be invaluable when you enter into the world of employment.

The course has been designed in collaboration with Wilson Fletcher, a leading digital design studio, to closely mirror current professional practices. In the course, you will have the opportunity to apply for an industry internship at the end of your third term. Additionally, some of our digital design partners may also offer dissertation opportunities. You’ll work on a number of individual and group projects based on real-world briefs, which will help you develop the technical, interpersonal, creative and strategic skills needed to succeed in the digital service design industry. You’ll be able to explore areas of design and rapid prototyping, innovation methodologies, interview and workshop facilitation, journey mapping, customer research methodologies, project management, how to develop and present actionable recommendations, and much more.

Your MSc in Digital Service Design from Brunel will equip you to work in leading digital design organisations. Our digital design graduates have the opportunity to work in innovative blue-chip companies in areas like, digital project management, digital design, service design, information architecture, copywriting, strategy and UX architecture.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

You will learn how to visually present insight drawn from large data sets to communicate your findings. You will gain an understanding of human visual perception, data visualisation methods and techniques, dashboard and infographic design and augmented reality. An emphasis is also placed on visual storytelling and narrative development.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,140

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,720

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants need to have 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree, or equivalent internationally recognised qualification, in a related subject: Arts; Design; Social Sciences; Computer Science; and Humanities. Applicants with other qualifications and industrial experience (relevant to the subject area) may be considered and will be assessed on an individual basis. Industrial certifications may be taken into account.