About the course
Thanks to technology, companies and products worldwide are driven by the customer – with user experience and personalisation at the centre of design.

Upskill or launch a new career where you could design the latest interactive product in gaming, voice search, virtual and augmented reality and other intelligent interfaces like Amazon Alexa.

With La Trobes Master of Digital Media (Interaction Design), youll master the skills to build innovative technologies that are human-centred, usable and in-demand.

On completion of this course youll have mastered the technical skills and knowledge associated with the field of interaction design; that includes programming, database and information technology fundamentals, user experience and design, design thinking and information visualisation.

Youll gain experience working across multiple media environments and the opportunity to take electives in artificial intelligence, virtual reality, computer graphics, mobile and pervasive computing, customer analytics or social media.

Youll learn to apply your skills in original and creative ways, empowering you to succeed in a variety of roles across multiple industry sectors. In final year, you can complete a thesis, project management subjects or real industry project with our industry partners.

Our partnership with Microsoft gives you opportunities to access free Microsoft certifications on campus. And if you wish to exit early, you can graduate with a Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Fundamentals.

Youll learn:

Use a range of environments, tools, techniques and programming languages to design software solutions to practical problems.
User experience and design
Learn how to put the user first and create intuitive designs to meet their needs.
Design thinking
Delve into design thinking to discover and define problems, capture research, generate ideas, concept design, prototype, evaluate and analyse
Masters Degree
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AUD 37800
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2 Years
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2 Years


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To enter our postgraduate degree programs, at a minimum you’ll need to have completed an Australian Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) with certain grades. For some degrees, we may also consider prior learning that you’ve developed through re
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La Trobe University

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La Trobe University is a public research university based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Its flagship campus is in the Melbourne suburb of Bundoora. The university was established in 1964, becoming the third university in the state of Victoria and the twelfth university in Australia. La Trobe is one of the Australian verdant universities and part of the Innovative Research Universities group
The University continues to support access, diversity and inclusivity while undertaking world-class research that aims to address the global forces shaping the world and make a difference to some of the worlds most pressing problems, including climate change, securing food, water and the environment, building healthy communities, and creating a more just and sustainable future.
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Melbourne (City) Campus - La Trobe University

Level 2, 360 Collins Street Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

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The Melbourne Campus will be a place where students, staff and other community members will be able, and want, to study, work, research, live and socialise in a vibrant cultural, sporting and entertainment precinct, open and active during the day and evening, seven days a week.