User Experience module (AC51010)

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Module code


Semester: 1


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About the Module

You will manage and experience a practical implementation of design techniques, based on an established sprint method. In addition, we will cover some theory on concepts such as personas, design patterns and design principles. An understanding of this theory is crucial to ensure a successful application of the design sprint within a wider context.

Credit Rating

There are 20 SCQF points available on this module.

Module Timetable

Week Topics Covered
4 Introduction to UX, Design Sprints and Users
Sketching as a Tool
Building an Effective UX Team
5 Stage 1: Choose a Target
6 Stage 2: Sketch Solutions
Stage 3: Decide on the Best
7 Prototyping: Low, Mid and High Fidelity

Introduction to Figma
8 Design Systems and Atomic Design Principles
Stage 4: Build It
9 Dark UX
Whiteboard Challenge
10 Stage 5: Test It
Evaluation in UX
11 Reflection on Design Sprints

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)
Coursework 1 7, 11 100


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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