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Human-Computer Interaction MSc

Newcastle University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Our MSc in Human-Computer Interaction will give you the skills to create, design and develop engaging interactive digital technologies from apps to immersive environments.

About this course

Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) is a cross-disciplinary practice in the field of computing. It combines understanding people (drawing on social sciences and psychology) with the design of technology (using practices from art/design, computing and engineering).

You will be suitable for this course if you’re from technical and non-technical backgrounds, including:

computer science, design, and psychology graduates
former teachers, artists, and professionals from a range of backgrounds

You’ll gain the professional and technical skills to work in careers such as:

User Experience (UX) Researcher / Designer / Consultant
Interaction Designer
Usability Engineer
Research (via a PhD)

What you'll learn

Throughout the course you will learn the principles of human-centred design, how to design better products for human experiences. You will also build an understanding about how using digital technologies can impact people at an individual, group or societal level.

Careers

Curious about what our graduates have gone on to do? Find out about opportunities they’ve pursued, and how we can help you develop your career.

Graduate destinations

You’ll gain the professional and technical skills to work in careers such as:

User Experience (UX) Researcher / Designer / Consultant
Interaction Designer
Usability Engineer
Research (via a PhD).

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 24,000per year

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

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 110

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    149 62%

    32nd

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    29th

    43

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