Interactive Design (P4070)

30 credits, Level 5

Autumn teaching

This module builds on the practical and conceptual skills acquired in the first year. It allows you to focus on the creation of a piece of interactive media while expanding your knowledge of the theories and practices common to digital media.

You will:

  • build upon your understanding of key processes and techniques
  • translate your research into appropriate visual forms which demonstrate both practical critical
  • awareness of the subject area
  • explore various software packages to demonstrate appropriate understanding of project needs
  • critically engage with techniques, the application of and issues with interactive media.


76%: Practical (Practical, Workshop)
24%: Seminar


100%: Coursework (Portfolio)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 300 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 267 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2023/24. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to feedback, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let you know of any material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: