Computer Science (User Experience and Design) with Industrial Placement BSc (Hons)

School of Science and Engineering

Discover the art of crafting user-centric digital experiences whilst building in-demand skills for a career in technology

Are you passionate about designing user experiences that are intuitive, engaging, and meaningful?

Our User Experience and Design degree program is specifically designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed for a Computing career that specialises in UX design. You will learn about user research, information architecture, interaction design, and visual design, among other topics, to create engaging and effective user experiences.

Throughout your studies, you will work on projects that reflect real-world challenges faced by computing professionals. You will also have the opportunity to collaborate with industry professionals, gaining insights into the latest trends and techniques in UX design.

As part of your degree program, you will have the opportunity to participate in an industrial placement that will occur prior to your final year of study. This placement will provide you with a unique chance to develop your career aspirations and gain first-hand experience working in the computing industry. You will have the opportunity to apply for competitive placement positions with both local and national industry partners. Throughout your placement, you will have the opportunity to gain valuable skills and knowledge that will help you succeed in your future career.

Increased Employability Skills

Our program is tailored to the needs of the job market, ensuring that you acquire the skills and expertise that are in high demand by employers.  Whether you are interested in working for a start-up, a major business, or pursuing freelance opportunities, our User Experience and Design degree program will prepare you for a successful career in UX design.

Passionate Teaching

You will experience a hands-on approach to learning and will be given the opportunity to work on real-world projects to apply your skills in practical ways. We foster a culture of creativity, innovation, and impact, encouraging you to explore new ideas and push the boundaries of what is possible. Whether you are seeking guidance on a project or looking for advice on how to approach a design challenge, we are always available to provide mentorship and support.

Student Community

You will be part of a supportive and inclusive student community that works together to understand how user experiences can change the world. Join our student design societies, where you can meet others in your class within a social setting and participate in international-level design competitions.

Join the Dundee User Experience and Design community, where passionate teaching, cutting-edge research, and student activities create an inspiring environment for aspiring design professionals.

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