User Experience Design - English - 3 years - Full-time

Whether it’s a smart fridge that stocks itself up online, or a watch that tracks activity, the user experience of digital technology is a reality for every professional designer. As a prospective student of User Experience Design (UXD) at The Hague University of Applied Sciences (THUAS), you might already have some initial ideas of how to improve daily lives with technology. UXD takes this one step further and teaches you is to hone your creativity by putting the end user of your product at the forefront of the design process.

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Admission

UXD is a three-year programme, rather than one of THUAS’s regular four-year programmes. The three-year programme is a higher level than the regular programme. You’ll reach the same goals after three years of study instead of four.

You don’t need to be a budding mathematician or a genius in mechanics to enrol for UXD. However, you’ll need a secondary school diploma equivalent to that of higher Dutch VWO and a good command of English.

Admission requirements

You have a non-Dutch diploma

Before we can decide on your eligibility, we’ll need to assess your secondary school certificate. To make sure your certificate is evaluated fairly, we work with NUFFIC, an organisation that specialises in the assessment of international education qualifications.

This programme is taught entirely in English. You’ll need a good command of the English language, both spoken and written.

Bachelors candidates who are educated in the Netherlands, UK, Ireland, USA, Canada (Quebec only when the education language is English), Australia, New Zealand, South Africa or Malta, or students holding a diploma (including English as an exam subject) stated on this diploma list, don’t need to take an English proficiency test.

All other prospective students are required to hand in a valid and sufficient language test.

Please check our Admission requirements for more information.

If you completed your prior education in another country than those listed above, you might still qualify for exemption, if:

  • you have an American or International High School Diploma, or
  • you have an European or International Baccalaureate Diploma.

Please contact the Enrolment Centre and ask for details.

If you have not quite reached the level you need to enrol for a degree but your results are promising, we offer an the Prep School programme, which takes six months or one year. On completion of this, you will not only be ready to join a bachelor's, but you’ll also have learned a lot about the Netherlands, The Hague and our university.

You have a Dutch diploma

To begin the 3-year bachelor's degree programme in User Experience Design, you should have a vwo-diploma with the appropriate profile.

There is no Admission Test 21+ (Dutch) for this degree programme.

Havo

  • N&T Does not qualify for admission
  • N&G Does not qualify for admission
  • E&M Does not qualify for admission
  • C&M Does not qualify for admission

Vwo

  • N&T Immediately qualifies for admission
  • N&G Immediately qualifies for admission
  • E&M Immediately qualifies for admission
  • C&M Immediately qualifies for admission

Mbo

  • Does not qualify for admission
If you received a VWO diploma before 2010, your diploma will be assessed individually to see if you qualify for admission. If you have any questions, you can contact the Student Enrolment Office by completing the contact form.
There are no exceptions to the official admission requirements. The Enrolment Office is the only party that can make decisions regarding your qualification for admission based on official regulations. You can’t rely on any other sources of information for your qualification for admission

Student for a day

Get a taste of student life

3 February 2018

Open Day

Attend UXD classes like Project Design for Emotion and Psychology of Experience and meet our current creatives and lecturers. This is also your chance to experience how UXD coaches you and your fellow students to become innovative designers.

Student for a day

Shadow a current UXD student and experience what it’s like to study at THUAS. You will participate in brainstorming sessions with existing workgroups and attend useful introductory lectures like: Programming Basics and Building Engaging Prototypes. These could help you decide what type of designer you would like to be and how you can exploit your passion for technology.

Need help making a decision

We would like to help you make the right decision

It takes a bit of thought and research to find the right programme. The Hague University of Applied Sciences organizes various activities throughout the year to give you the best possible idea of the various study’s offered. You also learn what it’s like to study at THUAS. This way, you can click on the registration button without a doubt in mind. Or you’ll know for certain it’s not right for you. 
Contact our Study & Career Centre Contact us by phone (+31) (0)70 445 8595 or by email studycareer@hhs.nl

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