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Foundations of Human Computer Interaction and User Experience

  • Number of credits 15 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2021

About the course

This course introduces students to the research area of human-computer interaction (HCI), the perspective user experience (UX) and design work as practice. The course consists of two modules, the first which focuses on the role that digital technology plays for both individuals and society, as well as how digital technology can be designed to meet different needs. The second module focuses on the creation of innovative, creative and interactive interaction design with the goal of creating positive user experiences. Through theoretical and applied work, the course constitutes a starting point for further studies in human-computer interaction and design for user experience.

Application and eligibility

Foundations of Human Computer Interaction and User Experience, 15 credits

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Starts

30 August 2021

Ends

1 November 2021

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Admission to the course requires 90 credits in Informatics, Computer science, Information Systems, Cognitive science, or equivalent studies. Also required is English B/6 Entry requirements

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-27217

Application

Application deadline was 15 April 2021. 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.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 35,700

Total fee

SEK 35,700

Starts

30 August 2021

Ends

1 November 2021

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Admission to the course requires 90 credits in Informatics, Computer science, Information Systems, Cognitive science, or equivalent studies. Also required is English B/6 Entry requirements

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-F2722

Application

Application deadline was 15 January 2021. 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.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 35,700

Total fee

SEK 35,700

Contact us

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Course is given by
Department of Informatics
Contactperson for the course is:
Student Support Informatics