Why should you study
Design for Digital Industries?

This exciting, innovative and creative degree offers you as digital natives, the opportunity to develop your design skills with the wants and needs of the ever evolving digital industries.
We have developed this fast-paced degree alongside digital industry specialists to provide students with the skills to design UI campaigns for any platform and understand customer behaviour – areas where there are high demand for jobs and a need for ambitious graduates.

BA (Hons) Design for Digital Industries*

UCAS Code W213

UCAS Tariff 96

Duration Three years

This degree explores the creative design process, how to design campaigns for different digital platforms as well as giving graduates wider experience in understanding marketing theory.

You will gain a business understanding of UX whilst exploring advertising, customers, ideas and processes. You will have the creative freedom to apply your campaigns to many digital platforms. You will have the opportunity to respond to client briefs using responsive design, VR, app design, web design rather than just traditional printed materials.

Our degree offers students live project opportunities as we work as a digital creative agency, this will provide you with a thorough understanding of the role of agencies, clients, media owners, consumers, production companies and most importantly of all in industry – working to your customer’s deadline.

All students are required to keep an electronic portfolio throughout their projects on platforms such as dribbble or behance.

* Subject to validation

What will you study on Design for Digital Industries?

In your first year (Level Four) you will explore:

  • Consumer theory
  • UI Design
  • Typography
  • User experience (UX)

In your second year (Level Five) you will develop:

  • Working within the CCAD creative agency on customer projects
  • UI design

In your third year (Level Six) you will produce:

  • A final project
  • A portfolio appropriate to your chosen career
  • Dissertation
  • Exhibition
  • Professional freelance brand showcasing portfolio to potential employers

This degree is for you if you wish to have a career in:

  • UI Design
  • UX Design
  • Agency Account management
  • Marketing solutions
  • E-Commerce design


We pride ourselves on creating a real-life design agency working environment – we offer students their own independent work bays with macs and industry standard software, so you are able to be creative all of the time, without having to book computers, which is the benefit of studying graphic design and communication with us rather than at a larger institution.

FOR 2017


QAA commended the way CCAD enhances student learning

Only 15% of the institutions reviewed received a commendation in 14/15


Joint number one

for art and design graduate employability in the country


96% of 2014 graduates

were in work or full-time study six months after graduation

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