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41020 Human-centred Design Methods

6cp; 33hrs total, on campus, block mode (3 blocks of (3hrs: Friday evening + 6hrs: Saturday), one block of 6hrs: Saturday)
Requisite(s): 31777 Advanced Interaction Design OR 32509 Advanced Interaction Design
Recommended studies:

Students should be familiar with the basics of human–computer interaction, human-centred design and evaluation methods and the principles and use of iterative design cycles of reflection, prototype (re)design and evaluation.

Familiarity with issues around data gathering and analysis is useful but is not assumed.

Elective within BScIT program for Human-Centred Design major



This subject identifies and explores the major user research methods used in human-centred design research. It provides students with the opportunity to develop their design research skills using methods currently used in industry within user researcher, user experience design and related areas. Students gain experience and develop expertise in the design of user research projects, carrying out the research, the analysis of its findings and their presentation in ways that can be used by design teams and within broader organisational contexts.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus

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