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Human-Computer Interaction

Bachelor's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: TIG095
Spring 2020
50% Day
Period: 20 January 2020 - 21 March 2020
2 Closed GU-28637
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

In this course you will study both theoretical and practical aspects of Human-Computer Interaction.

The theoretical part will present the history and development of human-computer interaction from research to industrial applications.

Relevant theories include mainly the following subjects:

  • Human perception and cognition
  • Interaction theories
  • Task analysis methods
  • Interaction design theories and design process
  • Usability principle and evaluation techniques
  • Multimodal interaction
  • Ubiquitous computing
  • Augmented and tangible user interfaces
  • Social-organizational issue and collaboration and groupware.

The practical part consists of hands-on laboratory exercises with different usability evaluation methods and design process, as well as carrying out a small project work on both product design and evaluation process to reach high usability goals.

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Course Syllabus


Requirements and Selection

Requirements: The requirement for the course is to have successfully completed a course in programming.

Selection: Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 17 587 SEK
First payment: 17 587 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

E-post:, tel: 031-772 1071


Department of Computer Science and Engineering
41296 Göteborg

Visiting address: Rännvägen 6 B

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