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Human-Computer Interaction

Course
Bachelor’s level
7,5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
50%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-28624
Tuition
Full education cost: 17 875 SEK
First payment: 17 875 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

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About

In this course you will study both theoretical and practical aspects of Human-Computer Interaction.

The theoretical part will present the history and development of human-computer interaction from research to industrial applications.

Relevant theories include mainly the following subjects:

  • Human perception and cognition
  • Interaction theories
  • Task analysis methods
  • Interaction design theories and design process
  • Usability principle and evaluation techniques
  • Multimodal interaction
  • Ubiquitous computing
  • Augmented and tangible user interfaces
  • Social-organizational issue and collaboration and groupware.

The practical part consists of hands-on laboratory exercises with different usability evaluation methods and design process, as well as carrying out a small project work on both product design and evaluation process to reach high usability goals.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

The requirement for the course is to have successfully completed a course in programming.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.