Users and Interfaces

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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

1Introduction to Users and Human Factors
2Qualitative methods, Personas and User Stories
3Focus Group, Accessibility
4Prototyping, Tutorials
5Project work
6Project work, Tutorials
7Project work
8Project work
9Project work and presentations
10Interfaces of the future

Assessment and Coursework

Coursework counts for 50% of the final module mark. The final degree exam counts for 50% 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.

TitleWeek GivenWeek DueEffort Expected (hours)Value (%)
Heuristics report121010
Design report and implementation24, 6 and 92020

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.