The course covers areas in HCI such as Task Analysis, GOMS, Participatory Design, Activity Theory, Distributed Cognition, Cognitive Work Analysis, Evolutionary Design, Design Rationale, Ethnography and Ethnomethodology.
Human-Computer Interaction, Advanced Course, 7.5 hp
Spring Term 2017
Lectures begin on week starting 16 January 2017
Lectures end during the week of 20 March 2017
English (upon request)
Type of studies
Univ: To be admitted you must have 60 ECTS-credits in Computing Science or 2 years of completed studies, in both cases including the courses Interaction Techniques (5DV112/5DV132) and Cognitive Interaction Design (5DV067) or equivalent.
Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A (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
17 October 2016.
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.