Introduction to Computing the User Experience module (AC51039)

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Module code


Semester: 1


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About the Module

This module explores theory in user experience, including design pattern, human factors, and evaluation methods. You will then work in a team to use design and prototyping techniques, creating a user-focussed solution to a given problem.

Credit Rating

There are 10 SCQF points available on this module.

Module Timetable

Week Topics Covered
4 Introduction to UX, whiteboard challenge
5 Stakeholders, Scenarios and Personas, Human Factors
6 Design Patterns, paper prototyping
7 Mobile UX
8 Digital and interactive prototyping, Product Design

Assessment and Coursework

Coursework counts for 100% of the final module mark.
The final degree exam counts for 0% 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 (%)
Design report 5 7 50 50
AAC essay 8 12 50 50


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.