• HITLab at the University of Tasmania. Photo credit: University of TasmaniaHITLab at the University of Tasmania. Photo credit: University of Tasmania

New interactive design degree at the University of Tasmania

The University of Tasmania has recently announced their newest postgraduate degree – Master of Interactive Design and Technology.

Run by the team at Australia’s only Human Interactive Technology Laboratory (HITLab), the Master of Interactive Design and Technology is a two-year degree intended for graduates from any disciplinary background with an interest in cutting-edge design.

The MIDT programme is designed to allow students to explore cutting edge IT design concepts and technologies, including virtual reality and augment reality. During the course, students will have access to the state-of-the-art facilities of the HITLab at the University of Tasmania, as well as opportunities to undertake cross-disciplinary collaborations with the other faculties and institutes at the University: including the Australian Maritime College; Architecture and Design School; Institute of Marine and Antarctic Science; and the Faculty of Education.

The skills students will gain through this degree programme will open up a wide range of career opportunities around the globe.  Graduates could work in a range of innovation-related technical and business roles such as information visualisation specialists, innovation project managers, interaction designers, usability engineers, user interface designers and interactive entertainment specialists.

If you have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline and have an interest in design, IT, gadgets or simply a curious mind and a love of the new, check out the Master of Innovative Design Technology.

You can read the University of Tasmania’s profile to find out more about the University, or contact Study Options for information and advice about applying to study a degree in Australia or New Zealand.

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