The course examines trends in how people interact and communicate with and through computers and computerized devices. It takes a broad perspective and considers how both conceptual models and perceptual models are addressed in several current application areas. Furthermore, the course aims to create an understanding of design theory and practice.
Prerequisites for the course are 90 ECTS in one of the following subjects; Informatics, Information Science, Computer Science, Cognitive Science or Informatics with focus on digital media production, or equivalent studies.
Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A/5 (IELTS (Academic) with a minimum overall score of 5.5 and no individual score below 5.0. TOEFL PBT (Paper-based Test) with a minimum total score of 530 and a minimum TWE score of 4. TOEFL iBT (Internet-based Test) with a minimum total score of 72 and a minimum score of 17 on the Writing Section).
Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.
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 deadline was
15 January 2020.
The application period is closed.
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.