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Introduction to human computer interaction

Individual course

Max amount of FITech students: 30 (including max. 5 degree students)

Course contains introduction to human-centered design: what to consider in terms of different users and technologies when designing interactive systems. Practical analysis and design exercises such as user testing and improving usability of user interfaces.

After passing this course the student

  • has adopted the basic concepts and terminology in the field of human computer interaction (HCI)
  • understands the basic functions and functional principles of user interface
  • has reached the readiness for analyzing and developing HCI in a user-centered design process towards improved usability
  • is able to apply and modify the user-centered interface design process for small user interface development projects
  • is also able to extend their skills and knowledge by studying the subject further on independently.

More information in University of Vaasa’s course page.

You can get a digital badge after completing this course.

käyttöliittymä käyttöliittymäsuunnittelu UI design käyttäjäkeskeinen suunnittelu

Responsible teacher

University of Vaasa
Laura Havinen

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Monica Sandberg, Student services specialist
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ICT Studies
Software engineering,
User interfaces and usability
Course code:
0 €
Teaching period:
Application deadline:
Application period has ended
Host university:
University of Vaasa
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching methods:
Study suitable for:
Anyone who is interested in human computer interaction design
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