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Information Visualization

Master's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: TIA109
Spring 2020
50% Day
Period: 20 January 2020 - 21 March 2020
2 Closed GU-28662
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

In this course you will get an overview on how to design and analyze computer applications, based on knowledge of the human sensory and cognitive system. Screen based as well as other types of interactive interfaces, such as auditory and haptic ones, are discussed as means to efficiently and intelligibly present information.

Not only actual applications are covered, but also the development of methods to pre-process data and the creation of interfaces so users can personalize the information presentations available so it suits their needs.

You will be given an understanding of how information can be presented to provide efficient and effective knowledge transfer, as well as how to design interactive systems that allow users to easily adapt these presentations depending on task and context.

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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 Human Computer Interaction (TIG095) 7.5 credits, or equivalent is required. In addition, students need to have successfully completed a course in Graphical Interfaces (TIA106), 7.5 credits, at advanced level. To be eligible for this course as a programme student in Science Bachelor´s Programme, N1COS, the student must have passed at least 90 credits in programme courses and the additional courses Human Computer Interaction (TIG095) 7.5 credits and Graphical Interfaces (TIA106), 7.5 credits, at advanced level.

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 Applied Information Technology
41296 Göteborg

Visiting address: Forskningsgången 6

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