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CS5042   User-Centred Interaction Design

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 11

Semester: 2

Availability restrictions: The module is available to all students enrolled on the MSc Human Computer Interaction Programme. A quota for other students may be necessary due to lab equipment constraints, in which case preference will be given to other MSc students.

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module studies methodologies in interaction design that are at the core of current practice for user interface engineering and application development. Students work towards creating designs of interactive systems that are based on human, group and organisation needs rather than on technical constraints. The module does not involve a great deal of programming.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Undergraduate - before taking this module you must pass CS2002 and (pass CS2001 or pass cs2101)

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 lectures, 3 practicals and 1 tutorial.

Scheduled learning hours: 66

Guided independent study hours: 84

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 85%, Presentation = 15%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 15%
Coursework: 85%

Re-assessment: No Re-assessment available