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CS5042   User-Centred Interaction Design

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

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 in Human Computer Interaction Programme. A ballot for students on other MSc programmes and final year MSci students wishing to take the module may be necessary due to lab equipment constraints.

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


Module teaching staff: TBC Module coordinator(s): Director of Postgraduate Teaching - Computer Science (