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University of Sydney (USYD)

  • 36% international / 64% domestic

Graduate Certificate in Interaction Design and Electronic Arts

  • Graduate Certificate

Technology is becoming closely interwoven into everyday life.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
0.5 year full-time
Course Code
GCINDEAR1000, 064058G
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$25,000 per year / $25,000 total
International Fees
$37,500 per year / $37,500 total

About this course

Technology is becoming closely interwoven into everyday life. How we create and design these interactions is crucial to their success and the positive impact they have on our lives. This understanding forms the core of the IDEA program's design philosophy: technology that is designed to delight its users. We aim to infuse the latest technological innovation with a human-centred design thinking to solve complex problems. The IDEA program promotes a creative and critical approach, within the framework of research-driven interaction design and user experience methodologies. The result is an understanding of how to design interactive products, services and systems that will have lasting cultural and commercial importance. In the Graduate Certificate, you will develop the essential industry knowledge and skills for working as an interaction or user experience designer, at ease with web and mobile applications. Once you have these core skills in human-centred design thinking, web/mobile interface design and software programming, you are trained to analyse and evaluate their application in a range of design contexts. This evaluative approach is what enables IDEA students to create meaningful interactive experiences that will become ubiquitous parts of our everyday life.

Entry requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor

Study locations

Camperdown

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Computing & Information Systems courses at University of Sydney (USYD).
74%
Overall satisfaction
77.2%
Skill scale
64.2%
Teaching scale
93.8%
Employed full-time
$107.5k
Average salary