Users and Interfaces module (AC21012)

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Module code


Semester: 1


About the Module

The aim of the Users and Interfaces module is to explore the design of human computer interfaces for different groups. You will develop your design skills while working with a varied user group in order to consider the needs and abilities of users. 

Credit Rating

There are 20 SCQF points available on this module.

Module Timetable

Week Subject
1 Introduction to Users, User Centred Design and Human Factors
2 Qualitative methods, Ethics
3 Personas and User Stories, Focus Group
4 Prototyping, Accessibility
5 Project work
6 Project work
7 Project work
8 Project work and presentations
9 HCI Research
10 Revision
11 Class Test

Assessment and Coursework

Coursework counts for 100% of the final module mark.


Marking criteria are provided on My Dundee for all assignments so that you know what we are looking for when we are marking your coursework. Please ensure that you refer to these when completing assignments.

Title Week Given Week Due Effort Expected (hours) Value (%)
Quizzes 1-2 1-2 10 10
Heuristics report 1 3 10 10
Design report and implementation 2 5 15 20
Accessible Website   8 15 20
Class Test   11   40

Resource List

All course material is available on My Dundee. This includes copies of lecture materials, practical exercises, and assignments. The reading list for this module can be accessed from My Dundee and provides recommended materials for completing the module.


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