This Human - Centred Interactive Technologies degree from University of York 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 Human-Centred Interactive Technologies degree from University of York 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.
Careers and skills
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.
- UX Designer
- Experience Designer
- User Researcher
- UX Consultant
- PhD study
When you are awarded the MSc in Human-Centred Interactive technologies you will automatically meet some of the conditions for profession engineering status in the UK. This course is recognised by the Institution of Engineering and Technology for partial fulfillment of the CEng, and by the BCS for partial fulfillment of the CEng and the CITP Further Learning.
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- User Centred Design of Interactive Technologies
- Research Methods for Interactive Technologies
- Design and Research Practice for Interactive Technologies
- Advanced Topics in Interactive Technologies
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- 12 months
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- 2:1 or equivalent in Computer Science or an appropriate discipline related to human-computer interaction, such as Psychology or equivalent industrial experience
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International24500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24500 GBP per year during 12 months.
National10800 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10800 GBP per year during 12 months.
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