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MA in Digital Design & Interactive Applications (Subject to Validation)

Master of Arts in Design

The MA in Digital Design & Interactive Applications course, being one of the very few of its kind in Greece, is unique in providing postgraduate training for artists, designers and professionals, from a digital perspective, responding to the need for postgraduate education in digital interactive technologies applied to Design. It applies to graduates such as Web Designers, Game Developers, Application Designers, Graphic Designers, Product Designers, Programmers, Animators, Photographers, Media Studies as well as graduates of Engineering, Fine Art, Advertising, Communication, Business, Marketing, Management, who are inspired by Digital Design, communication, creativity, experimentation and new technologies.

This innovative course explores the philosophy and practices of Digital Design and the New Media, and examines digital technologies and channels as well as design, communication and advertising platforms, such as: Social Media / Web Design / Mobile Application / Game Design and Digital Video.

Aims of the Programme

The MA in Digital Design & Interactive Applications aims at developing, to an advanced professional standard, the abilities and skills of the graduates in Digital Design, making them capable to propose high quality original solutions. Through organised research, relating theory with technological exploration as well as a multidimensional approach of Digital Design, graduates will acquire the required knowledge and skills so as to be able to formulate a strategy, as well as produce specialized digital interactive content.

Programme structure

Keeping in mind the vast developments in Digital technologies and their influence in everyday life, the programme is structured in a way that connects Digital Design with broader professional areas such as Communication, Advertising – promotion for products or services, entertainment etc. Its structure and content allow students to extend their boundaries and develop their theoretical understanding and practical skills on managing the new opportunities offered by Digital Design.

The modules taught enable students to undertake critical analysis, experimentation, research, technological and creative exploration, developing informed graduates, with the skills required to produce specialized digital interactive content.

Some of the topics explored in the MA in Digital Design & Interactive Applications programme are:

  • Digital aesthetics
  • Digital culture
  • Visual & Augmented reality
  • Design Ethics και Digital Synesthesia
  • User Experience (Ux) Design
  • User Interface (Ui)
  • Web Design
  • Mobile application design
  • Game Design
  • Online Services και Social Media
  • Digital Design Management

*This programme is quality assured by Middlesex University and you will receive a Middlesex award on successful completion.

 

The programme can be completed in three different modes of study:

Full Time | One year full time – 12 month duration
Attendance required is three afternoons per week during the winter semester, two afternoons per week during the spring semester, and personal meetings with your supervisor for the completion of your Main Project during the summer semester.

Part Time | Two year – 21 months duration
Attendance required is the same as the full time option with regards to modules followed, however double time is given to complete your projects. In this case, one graduates one year later, in relation to the full time mode.

Semester 1

Semester 2

Semester 3 - Main Project

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British Accreditation Council

 

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11Α Evelpidon Street (Pedion Areos)
Athens, 113 62
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38-40 26th October & Andreou Georgiou Streets
(next to MET HOTEL) Thessaloniki, 546 27
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