New and exciting Ravensbourne courses for 2018
BA (Hons) User-Experience and User-Interface (UX / UI) Design
(UX / UI) Design explores the importance of designing for the end-user experience with intuitive user interfaces. You will explore an understanding of what constitutes UX and UI design and the elements that make for positive UX and UI design on websites and mobile applications. You will learn how the four most important aspects of UX and UI design: usability, interaction design, visual design and information architecture are professionally identified, investigated, informed and interrogated.
UX and UI design are challenging, multi-disciplinary activities that create the overarching experience and functionality of every aspect of a product or service.
BA (Hons) Music and Sound Design
Music and Sound Design is the creation and manipulation of music and sound for film, games, television and diverse digital applications. The course is for aspiring sound designers, musicians and composers who wish to develop their sound and music production skills and apply them in a wide range of careers in the creative industries.
The course is practically focused and will enable you to work creatively with sound and music in direct preparation for work in the creative industries. You will develop knowledge and the mindsets and skillsets to support your own creativity, including critical listening, editing, arranging, composing, producing, technical and storytelling skills. Students gain an understanding of how sound and music intersect with moving image (film, games and television) and are encouraged to apply the technical and creative aspects of sound and music production in a project-based learning environment. Collaboration is at the heart of the course and students will undertake project briefs with other students to realise projects as part of a team. Teaching staff and visiting professionals bring a strong industry perspective throughout the course.
BA (Hons) Games Design
Games Design delivers creative engagement across the sprawling and accelerating array of platforms, contexts and social arenas. This course will see you creating games and interactive experiences across these, scripting game architectures and employing appropriate programming tools.
In this course the emphasis is placed on professional industry-standard practice through project work and interdisciplinary collaborations. You will be encouraged to develop your individual creative mindsets and skillsets to identify where your particular talent can be harnessed within the industry.
BA (Hons) Illustration for Communication
Across commercial graphic design, advertising, fashion, interaction, web and app design and in animation and gaming is increasingly ubiquitous – illustrators are contemporary visual storytellers.
Illustration for communication is a practice-led course uniquely prepares its graduates for entry into a rapidly changing field of contemporary illustration through the exploration of ideas and themes across commercial, social, political and cultural contexts utilising narratives in compelling and innovative ways. Ravensbourne’s illustrators will comprise the most experimental and creative practitioners equipped to work across media and formats, aware and informed by illustration’s rich heritage yet forward thinking in their understanding of the application of contemporary illustration in the 21st century.
BA (Hons) Urban Landscape Architecture
Urban Landscape Architecture considers how we use space at a vast range of scales, from city streets to rooftops, urban environments to coastlines, and deserts to wetlands. It aims to develop skills in the planning and design of urban landscapes, spaces where we live, work and relax, and is engaged in tackling the most pressing issues of our time.
This course focuses on Urban Design, combining creativity, curiosity and technical skill to design innovative ways of using the natural and built world where dense populations and high competition for resources creates exciting tensions and opportunities.
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