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Interaction Design degrees in Italy in 2024

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Interaction Design Degrees in Italy

Study Interaction Design Degrees

Interaction design, which is often referred to as IxD, refers to the process of the design and creation of interactive digital products, systems, and services. These might include computer programs, PoS (point of sale) systems, and mobile applications, among others.

The discipline of interaction design takes elements from various other subject areas, like psychology, user experience, and software engineering. The aim of an interaction designer is to create products and services that are simple and efficient for users, as well as looking appealing.

As an area based within the design and digital fields, students with an interest in digital design, user experience and software development might find interaction design an interesting subject to study.

By studying in this field, your modules are likely to cover topics such as:

  • Mobile Application Development
  • Digital Design
  • Experience Design
  • Software Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence

As a graduate of interaction design, you may find a career in a range of sectors, with your skills being useful across fields, for example:

  • Interaction Designer
  • User Researcher
  • Creative Technologist
  • Social Media Planner

Undergraduate programmes in Interaction Design are commonly available at universities around the world as:

  • Foundation degree (FdSc), which typically take 1-2 years to complete when studied full-time
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc), which will typically take 3-4 years to complete when studied full-time. These can include a placement year, either abroad or in the industry.
  • Bachelor of Design (BDes), which will typically take 3-4 years to complete when studied full-time.

Entry requirements for undergraduate degrees in interaction design will usually include academic achievements at the level required by your chosen university in a related subject area, such as information technology or mathematics. If applicable, you may also need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency in IELTS, TOEFL, or other accepted language tests.

Study in Italy

Home to some of the world's oldest universities, Italy has a long history of providing high quality higher education to both domestic and international students. The country has not only played an integral part of the Bologna Process education reform, it was also one of the four countries that created the European Area of Higher Education. Both of these play an important role in widening the access to higher education across Europe, with international students from all over the world now able to experience an Italian university education, thanks to the country's contributions.

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