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Prototyping Interaction

  • Number of credits 15 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2023

About the course

This course introduces students to current issues, concepts, methods and tools for prototype creation in human-computer interaction (HCI). The course's central theme and question is how different interaction contexts create different prerequisites for prototyping as part of the design work. The course includes both theory and practical methods, as well as tools for creating prototypes. The course touches on areas such as digital fabrication, virtual reality, graphical user interfaces, interactive locations, and platforms for creating prototypes of interactive objects. Through theoretical and applied work, the course provides perspective on the role of prototypes in both research and practice.

Application and eligibility

Prototyping Interaction, 15 credits

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2023 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

31 October 2023

Ends

14 January 2024

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-27225

Application

The online application opens 15 March 2023 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 17 April 2023. How to apply

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

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