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Activity Theory

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2017

Admitted to the course

Here you will find everything you need to know before the course starts.

About the course

The course introduces the students to activity theory, a leading post-cognitivist theory in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). The main themes covered within the course include the basic concepts and principles of activity theory, applications of activity theory in HCI and related areas (including interaction design).

Application and eligibility

Activity Theory, 7.5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2017 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 30 October 2017

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 8 January 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

Prerequisites for the course are 90 ECTS in informatics, anthropology, computer science, linguistics, neuroscience, philosophy, psychology or any other cognitive science subject or equivalent.

English proficiency equivalent to English A from Swedish Upper secondary education. (IELTS (Academic) with minimum score 5.5 and no individual score below 5.0. TOEFL (Paper based with minimum score 530 and minimum TWE 4). TOEFL (Internet based with minimum score 72 and minimum Written 17)).

Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.

Selection

Academic credits. Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-27206

Application

Application deadline was 18 April 2017. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK16,875

Total fee

SEK16,875

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Course is given by
Department of Informatics