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Theoretical Approaches in Human Computer Interaction

  • Number of credits 15 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2022

About the course

Human Computer Interaction has developed into an interdisciplinary field of research. In step with the digitalization of society, the need for theories and frameworks to understand, analyze and design interactive systems increases. The development of knowledge in the field of human-computer interaction has taken place through various waves that have been influenced by technology development, use contexts and emerging theories. The course includes an overview of the development and use of theory in the field of Human Computer Interaction and an in-depth exploration of relevant theories within each phase. The course is conducted with special attention on how ethical and critical aspects are reflected in Human Computer Interaction research.

Application and eligibility

Theoretical Approaches in Human Computer Interaction, 15 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2022 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

29 August 2022

Ends

31 October 2022

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Admission to the course requires at least 90 credits in either 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-27218

Application

Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Online application service in Swedish will open 15 March 2022 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 19 April 2022. 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

Starts

29 August 2022

Ends

31 October 2022

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Admission to the course requires at least 90 credits in either 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-F2724

Application

Application deadline was 17 January 2022. 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

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