Information Experience Design MA

Information Experience Design MA

Royal College of Art

Eunmi Kim, Me Time 4.0.

October 25, 2023
Information Experience Design MA
Royal College of Art
Kensington, Battersea, White City
London SW7 2EU
United Kingdom
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Develop a pioneering career of new opportunities at the world’s number one art and design university. *Steer from the traditional career pathway with an MA in Information Experience Design. 

Information Experience Design (IED) is a discipline pioneered at the RCA that merges experience design and information architecture with theoretical frameworks from contemporary art, communication, and futures studies.  The shared medium in the IED MA is information: working with both “cold” data (quantifiable numeric data) and “warm” data (the data of interrelationship). This allows you to build exciting personal practice in living systems and computational systems.  In IED you might design a large-scale light installation in a forest, a distributed museum spanning the globe, a serial podcast fiction, a chair that breathes, a VR adventure in a microbiome, an emotionally responsive game for dogs, or a wearable that senses deep time. IED projects are human(e) but not only for humans, and move beyond the personal and individual, reaching toward perspectives and approaches that are collective, transindividual, superpersonal, and have more-than-human value. 

Whether you have a background in technology, science, arts, design, digital humanities, or social sciences, we welcome ambitious graduates and experienced professionals from all fields. Start your MA in September 2024. Visit our website and apply now.

Find out more about the Information Experience Design MA 
Head of Programme, Dr Danielle Barrios-O’Neill introduces the Information Experience Design MA. Watch now.

Sun Aijia wins the Lumen Prize HUA Award for Melting Myth. Read the full story.

IED students collaborate with LG. Watch now.

Next application deadline: February 14, 2024 at midday (UK time)
Programme start date: September 9, 2024

Places on the Information Experience Design MA are highly competitive, apply by the deadline to secure your spot.

Stay up-to-date with IED: Complete our Enquire to Study form to receive email updates on programmes, news and events, student, staff and alumni successes. Enquire now.

On-campus and online open days: Join us online on in-person to meet tutors, ask any questions, and explore our facilities. Register for an open day.

International student recruitment events: Throughout the year RCA staff and alumni host events in cities around the world for prospective students. Find an event near you.

Funding your studies
The RCA website includes funding advice for students including scholarships provided by the RCA and from external sources. Discover funding options.

Students from the US are eligible for US Federal Loans (Direct Loans) for many of our programmes. Learn more about US Federal Loans.

*QS World University Subject Rankings 2023.

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