Short Description

Acquire an advanced level of understanding of current theoretical, methodological and practical research issues and trends in human computer interaction (HCI). It will raise your awareness of usability and how it can be achieved and measured. You’ll also gain relevant knowledge and skills related to usability design and evaluation. Plus you’ll have the opportunity to research advanced HCI topics, summarising the current state of the art, undertaking a relevant study and presenting the results.

You’ll learn to:

  • Understand HCI theory
  • Be aware of interaction design issues and able to carry out different types of evaluation
  • Challenge and recognise advances in state-of-the-art human–computer interaction research
  • Develop research programmes to overcome problems in usability research, development and evaluation