About the courseIncorporating integral study abroad in Year 3, this course has been developed for the new media professional ready to work in a global industry. Placements are available in Europe and beyond with our wide range of partner institutions and we’ll work with you to find a placement that suits your skills, interests and ambitions. Studying this course will give you a comprehensive understanding of the role digital media and interaction design plays within our lives, exploring how people use and respond to emerging technology and media. You’ll be equipped with adaptable practical and theoretical skills to allow you to design for current and future trends, whether you are creating for screen-based media, interactive experiences or physical computing. During your studies you will be supported to create a portfolio of work, make links with industry and undertake optional work placement or study abroad options. We use industry standard packages in specialist Mac and PC labs. Your experience abroad combined with your studies at Edinburgh Napier will prepare you for employment opportunities across a range of fast-paced and exciting areas. Some of our recent graduates have found employment as digital designers, motion graphic designers, VFX artists, developers, producers, 3d artists, user experience consultants and virtual reality producers.
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AboutEdinburgh Napier University is a public university in Edinburgh, Scotland. Napier Technical College, the predecessor of the university, was founded in 1964, taking its name from 16th-century Scottish mathematician and philosopher John Napier. The technical college was inaugurated as a university in 1992 by Lord Douglas-Hamilton, becoming Napier University. In 2009, the university was renamed Edinburgh Napier University.
Edinburgh Napier University develops students through the personalised learning and links to industry and find solutions to societal problems through research. It’s vision is compelling, to be an enterprising and innovative community, renowned internationally, with an unrivalled student learning experience. When students come to Edinburgh Napier University, they will study at one of the six specialist schools. Each of the schools is an impressive institution, with world-class facilities, academics, researchers and international links.
It participates in the Santander Universities SME Internship Programme, connecting talented students and graduates with some of the UK’s fastest growing, most exciting small and medium-sized enterprises. Postgraduate study is an opportunity to dive deeper into a subject student love, think bigger with specialist academic guidance, and lead change in the field students choose. The University has three campuses in Edinburgh offering advanced facilities for learning, teaching and research. Based in an iconic, prosperous city and a stunning, ambitious forward-thinking country, Edinburgh Napier is a great place to live, work and study.
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Merchiston Campus - Edinburgh Napier University
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Built around the historic 16th-century birthplace and home of our very own John Napier, Merchiston campus is home to our creative, computing and engineering students. Situated in the buzzing neighbourhood of Bruntsfield, independent cafes, restaurants and shops are just around the corner. Merchiston is also home to the Edinburgh Napier Students Association. We also have rehearsal and performance spaces in a converted church just around the corner in nearby Morningside.