Official course description, subject to change:
Basic info last published 30/09-22

User Interface Design

Course info
Language:
English
ECTS points:
7.5
Course code:
BAUSIND1KU
Participants max:
75
Offered to guest students:
yes
Offered to exchange students:
yes
Offered as a single subject:
yes
Price for EU/EEA citizens (Single Subject):
10625 DKK
Programme
Level:
Bachelor
Programme:
BSc in Digital Design and Interactive Technologies
Staff
Course manager
Part-time Lecturer
Teacher
Associate Professor
Course semester
Semester
Forår 2023
Start
30 January 2023
End
25 August 2023
Exam
Abstract

The objective of this course is to learn the fundamentals of user experience design and interface design. Basic theories, methods and techniques from user experience design and interface design are applied in group design exercises.

Description

Understanding the qualities of user experience (UX) and interfaces to digital products, systems and services is fundamental in the broader field of digital design. In short, this area covers how we, as people, interact with digital technology, and how these interactions can be shaped to create a high quality experience, from aesthetic as well as functional perspectives. The course also introduces and elaborates on fundamental interaction design theory. 

Formal prerequisites

This  course is a 2nd semester course on the BSc Digital Design and Interactive Technologies

Intended learning outcomes

After the course, the student should be able to:

  • Apply basic scientific principles, theories and methods for user interface design
  • Apply current best practices for user interface design in a digital design process
  • Design a screen-based application in accordance to contemporary principles, theories, methods and practices for user interface design
  • Design a test for a screen based prototype and evaluate the prototype according to specified conditions
  • Analyze the qualities of a user interface design and relate it to fundamental interaction design theory
Ordinary exam
Exam type:
D: Submission of written work with following oral, External (7-point scale)
Exam variation:
D2G: Submission for groups with following oral exam supplemented by the submission. Shared responsibility for the report.