New Media Design

Degree of Bachelor with a major in Informatics, specialisation in New Media Design, 180 Credits

Location: Jönköping

Start date: August 23, 2021

The New Media Design programme suits those who wish to combine graphic design, programming and web design with knowledge in both marketing communication and project management.

On this programme, you will get the skills to design and encode interactive web applications for different devices and platforms with a clear focus on the user experience. You will also get theoretical and practical knowledge for designing graphic material for both printed and digital media.

You’ll learn to develop user-friendly and communicative experiences and services to create value for enterprises, society and individual users. You will also gain a good foundation in marketing, entrepreneurship, leadership and communication with a focus on internationalisation and a global working environment.

The teaching is carried out in English, and you will study alongside students from all over the world. You will also have the opportunity to study for a semester at one of our partner universities. This will give you international contacts, experience and qualifications that will be valued highly by future employers.

You will make direct contact with a company within the industry through an Industrial Placement Course (IPC). The IPC involves nine weeks of work experience at a company. Those who wish to do so can carry out this work experience abroad. The programme will also include industry involvement through activities such as guest lectures and job market days.

With a degree in New Media Design from Jönköping University you develop a good base for various roles such as graphic designer, front-end web developer, interaction designer and web strategist.

Future workplaces could range from technologically advanced production companies to more traditional advertising agencies.

The programme also makes you eligible for further studies in the Master Programme User Experience Design and IT Architecture  at Jönköping University.


180 credits ECTS



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Start date

August 23, 2021


General entry requirements include high school diploma; with specific demand on mathematics and English proficiency. Read more about our English Requirements.

Read more about our Admissions Requirements.


Degree of Bachelor with a major in Informatics, specialization in New Media Design.

Tuition fees

150,000 SEK per year

Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students

Year 1

User Research 7.5 credits
Client-side Programming 15 credits
Web and User Interface Design 7.5 credits
Graphic Design and Visual Communication 15 Credits
Business Planning and Entrepreneurship 7.5 credits
Marketing Communication 7.5 credits

Year 2

Project Management and Methods 7.5 credits
Information Architecture 7.5 credits
Graphic Design for New Media 15 credits
Interaction Design 7.5 credits
Research Methods in Computer Science and Informatics 7.5 credits
Industrial Placement Course for New Media Design 15 credits

Year 3

Exchange/optional courses 30 credits
Applied Web Architecture 15 credits
Final Project Work in Informatics 15 credits

Pathway Programme

If you don't fulfil our language requirements,  you can enter our Pathway Programme, designed to strengthen your English and academic skills. Read more.