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Human Computer Interaction MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Human Computer Interface (Hci) Development

Course type


Course Summary

This course will equip students with the skills to work within design, software and hardware development, product design and creation, and user testing such as behavioural modelling and a psychological understanding of interaction. Human Computer Interaction skills are also a common requirement for computer game companies.

What skills will you gain?

  • Demonstrate the ability to extract user requirements on interactive systems methodologically.
  • Design and develop prototype systems based on HCI techniques.
  • Evaluate existing interactive systems methodologically.
  • Create and evaluate accessibility Systems.
  • Design, create and evaluate information systems suitable for effective information interaction.
  • Identify and model interactive behaviour of people as well as systems and analyse their efficiency.

Career path

- User interface designer

- User-experience researcher

- User experience designer

- Usability analyst

- Information architect

- Usability engineer

- Application developer

- Interaction designer

- Web developer

- Human factors engineer

- Software developer

- Entrepreneur

Different course options

Full time | University of Wolverhampton | 1 year | 23-SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Introduction to Human Computer Interaction
Information Interaction and Architecture
Accessible Systems
Research Methods for Mathematics
Web Design
Group-based Software Development

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have at least a second class honours degree (or international equivalent) in a computer science or an appropriate discipline related to human-computer interaction such as psychology, mathematics, sociology, design or engineering. An excellent spoken and written level of English will be required (qualifications depending on country of award). These will adhere to the general University language qualification required for language.

University information

The University of Wolverhampton prides itself on being a career-focused university, with extensive business links across a wide range of industries. It has a 98% employability rating for its postgraduate students and offers over 150 postgraduate qualifications. Located in the heart of England, Wolverhampton is within easy reach of the rest of the UK, less than 20 minutes to Birmingham with London, Manchester and Liverpool in easy reach on the...more

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