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Interaction Design Methodology

Master's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: TIA104
Autumn 2019
50% Day
Period: 2 September 2019 - 1 November 2019
2 Closed GU-18679
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

You will get an introduction to basic design methodology in interaction design with focus on design issues related to aesthetics. We combine theory with practical training to give you training in working systematically with the design of computational things and systems. Training in specific design methods are provided through exercises and the group project while meta methods such as iterative design are aspects of the group project.

You will learn the difference between the methods employed in craftsmanship, traditional design, and modern design as well as learn to develop and describe new design methods. In the end you will be able to criticize design processes with respect to methods used and to modify design methods to fit the context they are to be used in. You will also learn how to plan design projects with respect to design goals, stakeholders' requirements, and available resources and expertise as well as to design with regards to aesthetical issues of interaction.

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Course Syllabus


Requirements and Selection

Requirements: To be eligible for the course the student must have a Bachelor's degree of 180 credits. Additionally, the course TIG095 Human Computer Interaction 7.5 credits, or equivalent is required. To be eligible for this course as a programme student in Science Bachelors Programme N1COS, the student must have passed at least 90 credits in programme courses and the additional course TIG095 Human Computer Interaction 7.5 credits.

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

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