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Human-Centred Interactive Technologies MSc

Human-Centred Interactive Technologies MSc

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Human Computer Interface (Hci) Development

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This is a highly innovative degree which will equip you for a career in industry and research in our increasingly digitised and connected world. This course is designed for you if you possess a strong background principally in computer science, design, or information technology and want to gain expertise and industry relevant practical skills in iterative, user-centred approaches for designing positive user experiences (UX) with interactive technology. The course emphasises design that is driven from a deep understanding of users, through the use of qualitative and quantitative research techniques drawn from the diverse fields of cognitive psychology, computer science, sociology and beyond. You will gain expertise and skills in eliciting and analysing the goals of potential users, designing usable and inclusive user journeys, and evaluating the quality of user experiences with interactive technologies: all skills in demand in modern, UX related careers or in postgraduate study. The course is also suitable if you are seeking to develop a more research-based career, as it provides breadth in an expanding and thriving research field, and the opportunity to specialise in particular areas through an independent research project. Graduates completing the course will be equipped to play leading and professional roles related to the design and evaluation of interactive technologies in industry, commerce, academia and public service. The MSc in Human-Centred Interactive Technologies is also intended to provide a route into a PhD or research in this rapidly expanding field.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

The aim of the module is to introduce the students to a wide variety of research topics both to illustrate the variety and excitement of HCI research and also to provide a scholarly grounding in the state of the art of HCI research and practice.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,580

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£21,640

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

The course is intended for students who already have a good first degree in a computer science or an appropriate discipline related to human-computer interaction or have equivalent industrial experience. Typically, you will have achieved at least an upper second class honours degree (or international equivalent).