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Human-Computer Interaction Design MSc

City, University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    City, University of London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Key information

This course 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. 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).

Benefits of this course

The benefits of this course are many and varied. It will help you build a thorough understanding of the Human-Computer Interaction Design (HCID) and its application across a number of industry sectors.

Through learning about the entire user-centred design and evaluation process you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the users’ needs and are able to design interactive systems to meet those specific needs.

By the end of your course you will have strong relevant skills and knowledge to take into the workplace.

Award

You can select to apply for one of the available exit points for this course.

Master of Science (MSc)

Who is this course for?

Do you get annoyed when you interact with unnecessarily complicated websites or mobile apps and want to improve them? If so then this course is perfect.

You’ll learn about designing technology and creating interactive systems that meet user needs and that are easy-to-use, engaging and useful.

The course will help you to ensure that the technology and products you and others design meet the needs of the people using them.

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.

Roles you could apply for include:

UX designer/consultant
User researcher
Information architect
Accessibility specialist
Technical project manager
User interface developer
Technology evaluator.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 20,400per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    67th out of 113 20

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    124 56%

    66th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    66th

    39
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    103rd

    31

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