Digital Design BSc

Our Digital Design BSc degree is a modern, hands-on course that combines digital technology and creative design. It has been developed to equip you with the knowledge and practical skills to create, design and develop interactive and engaging digital products, services and experiences, and 2D/3D graphical content.

Course details

Our modern, industry standard digital media facilities include a green screen and post-production studio, motion capture, sound and photography studios, 4K digital cinema cameras, and a dedicated render farm.
  • Mode of study: 4-5 days a week
  • Intake: Intakes: September
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9250   per year
  • Location: London campus

Brunel University London

Course overview

You will be introduced to creative technologies and motion design. You’ll learn about UX design and development for the web, digital graphic design and video production. You’ll also study digital photography, 3D design and 3D animation. You will then progress to skills in the design and development of more complex digital artefacts for current and future mobile, web and IoT applications involving 3D design and animation, media aesthetics, motion graphics and immersive mixed reality. In your final year, you can choose from modules in digital experiences and creative technology design with additional options in advanced animation and advanced digital graphics and motion design.

Professional and transferable skills required for working in the creative digital industries are developed throughout each year of the course.


Entry requirements

GCE A-level BBB.

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDM in any subject.

BTEC Level 3 Diploma DM in in any subject AND an A-Level at grade B.

BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma D in any subject AND A-Levels grade BC.

International Baccalaureate Diploma 30 points.

Obtain a minimum of 120 UCAS tariff points in the Access to HE Diploma) with 45 credits at Level 3.

T levels : Merit overall


A digital design degree from Brunel will prepare you for creative roles in the rapidly expanding digital media industry.

Brunel’s location close to the large concentration of creative industries in and around London means that there are a variety of job opportunities available.

Our graduates take up posts as UX and interaction designers, web and mobile designers/developers, 3D graphic artists and designers, digital video editors, post-production engineers, game designers/developers, and digital campaign managers. Many become self-employed, either as freelance designers or by setting up their own companies.


From day one, you will start building a strong portfolio of your creative work ready for industry. The course is focused primarily on interactive practical skills supported by subject knowledge, theory, and live project briefs provided by our industry collaborators. In your final year, you will work on your individual major digital design project which could involve the design of a web or mobile app.
  • DX1702 – Creativity for Digital Media Design
  • DX1701 – Digital Graphic Design
  • DX1600 – Foundations of Interactive Digital Media Development
  • DX1603 – Introduction to Professional Practice in the Creative Industries
  • DX1703 – Introduction to Motion Design
  • DX1605 – Introduction to Creative Technologies
  • DX1606 – UX Design and Development for the Web
  • DX1604 – Video Production and Digital Photography
  • DX1801 – Creative Digital Design
  • DX1802 – Digital Media Portfolio
  • DX2604 – Applied Media Aesthetics
  • DX2602 – 3D Animation
  • DX2608 – 3D Design
  • DX2609 – Design Practice for the Creative Industries
  • DX2601 – Experimental Digital Futures
  • DX2607 – Immersive Mixed Reality Design
  • DX2610 – Mobile and Web Apps for IoT
  • DX2605 – Motion Graphics Applications
  • DX3600 – Major Digital Design Project
  • DX3602 – Working in the Digital Creative Industries


  • DX3604 – Advanced 3D Animation
  • DX3605 – Advanced Digital Graphics and Motion Design
  • DX3603 – Digital Experiences
  • DX3606 – Designing with Creative Technologies (Artificial Intelligence and Games)