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Human-Computer Interaction Design

City, University of London

12 months
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20810 GBP/year
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About

This Human-Computer Interaction Design course from City, University of London will enable you to think about technology design in new ways, as well as giving you a mix of theoretical and practical knowledge, so you can create engaging user experiences. 

Overview

As the industry expands there is an increasing need for specialists with a deep knowledge of Human-Computer Interaction Design (HCID) and User Experience (UX).

This Human-Computer Interaction Design course from City, University of London will enable you to think about technology design in new ways, placing users at the very heart of design.

You will be able to gain a deep understanding of users' needs and feed that understanding into the design of interactive systems that meet those needs in ways that engender an engaging and enriching user experience.

It will provide you with the appropriate mix of theoretical and practical knowledge to empower you to create engaging user experiences. You will gain a breadth and depth of knowledge and skills that will propel you forwards in your career (e.g. as a UX Designer, User Researcher or UX Consultant).

Career

As the HCID and UX industry expands and technology becomes a major part of our daily lives there’s a growing need for skilled professionals across sectors.

Digital agencies, business consultancies, charities, commercial, government and IT companies all need qualified staff to design user friendly interactive systems.

Accreditation

Accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT for the purposes of partially meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Interaction design
  • Creativity in design
  • Information architecture
  • Evaluating interactive systems
  • Cognition and technologies
  • Research, methods and professional issues

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 28 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An upper second-class honours degree in any subject, the equivalent from an international institution or three-plus years of UX-related industry experience
  • A practical background in computing technologies is useful, but not essential
  • Previous experience in Human-Computer Interaction or User Experience Design is not necessary
  • Programming experience is not necessary.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20810 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20810 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10400 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time per year

  • UK: £5,200
  • Overseas/EU: £10,400

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

 

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