Human-Computer Interaction

Module code: G5026
Level 6
15 credits in autumn semester
Teaching method: Lecture, Seminar
Assessment modes: Coursework

You'll learn about the main areas, approaches and developments in human computer interaction (HCI), which involves designing, evaluating and deploying usable, effective and enjoyable technologies in a range of contexts.

You cover topics such as:

  • user-centred design principles
  • techniques for prototyping and implementing interactive products
  • methods for evaluating interactive technologies with and without user involvement.

You'll also gain practical experience of all four stages of the user-centred design process.

Module learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of what is meant by good design, and examine experiences of designing systems that are usable by people.
  • Understand how to apply a variety of methods for evaluating the quality of interfaces.
  • Understand how to apply a variety of methods for conducting iterative user-centred design.