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MSc in Human-Computer Interaction

This course explores how to apply techniques from cognitive science, psychology and software engineering to the design, implementation and evaluation of computing systems from a human-centred perspective. This MSc encompasses user experience and interaction design.

Assessment

You are assessed by coursework, examinations, essays, programming projects, group projects, presentations and a 12,000-word dissertation.

Full-time course structure

Autumn term: Human-Computer Interaction • Object-Oriented Programming • Real-World Cognition (students with a high level of programming experience may take Advanced Software Engineering). You also choose one option from Applied Natural Language Processing • E-Business and E-Commerce Systems.

Spring term: HCI Advanced Topics • Psychological Methods for Systems Evaluation • Technology-Enhanced Learning Environments. You also take one option from modules such as Generative Creativity • Multimedia Design and Applications • Pervasive Computing.

Summer term: you undertake supervised work for the MSc dissertation, a project in which you either design and evaluate a human-centred computer system or investigate an aspect of interactivity.

Part-time course structure

Year 1: in each of the autumn and spring terms you take two modules. In the summer term you undertake work on the dissertation.

Year 2: you take two modules in the autumn term. In the spring and summer terms you complete work on the dissertation.

Scholarships

For full details of our scholarships, conditions and how to apply, please visit: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/pg/2016/taught/1572/33205#fees

Visit the MSc in Human-Computer Interaction page on the University of Sussex web site for more details!


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