Human-Computer Interaction and Design, Master | University of California, Irvine (UCI) | Irvine, United States
12 months
Duration
33619 USD/year
33619 USD/year
18517 USD/year
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About

The Human-Computer Interaction and Design program of the University of California, Irvine (UCI) is offered by faculty from Arts, Business, Computer Science, Education, Humanities, Informatics, and Social Sciences.

Overview

About the Program

Building on strengths across numerous schools on campus, the Human-Computer Interaction and Design program of the University of California, Irvine (UCI) educates designers, researchers, and developers to not only use a variety of key skills, tools, and approaches but to invent the next generation.

In just one year, students will learn:

  • Theories of human behavior and cognition
  • To develop user facing software, including high and low fidelity prototypes
  • The place for user experience in the software development life cycle
  • Visual design
  • Empirical methods and analysis
  • Ideation and design processes
  • To develop personas, scenarios, and storyboards for explaining user needs and design solutions
  • To communicate effectively with clients, software developers, and within teams
  • Legal requirements for accessible systems and principles of universal design
  • Current trends in user experience

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • User Needs Analysis
  • Design and Prototyping
  • User Experience and Evaluation
  • Advanced Design and Prototyping
  • Interactive Technology Studio
  • Innovations in HCI and Design

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States, or the international equivalent. Note, we only accept 4-year undergraduate degrees, not 3-year degrees.
  • A minimum 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Demonstrated English-language proficiency for applicants whose native language is not English
  • Online application
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Portfolio demonstrating applicable work experience
  • GRE scores
  • TOEFL scores may be required for admissions

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33619 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33619 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    33619 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33619 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18517 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18517 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Irvine

1560 - 2585 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Financing

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Funding

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