Course syllabus

Interaction Design

MAMN25, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2015/16
Decided by: Education Board E
Date of Decision: 2015-04-13

General Information

Compulsory for: MD5
Elective for: BME5-br, D4-bg, D4-se, F4, L5-gi
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The aim is to provide students with capability to apply and design interactive products and systems, using principles of interaction design and usability.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Define and discuss interaction design using basic concepts.

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


Central areas of the course include: Interaction design, design tools and prototypes, project management, HCI (Human-computer interaction), products and systems, usability, innovation, visualization.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Project assignment is examined as a prototype and a project presentation. Individual assignment in the form of a scientific paper.


Required prior knowledge: MAMA11 Cognitive and Physical Ergonomics, MAMF30 Ergonomics, TEK210 Cognition or similar.
The number of participants is limited to: No

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Kirsten Rassmus-Gröhn,
Teacher: Johanna Persson,
Examinator: Gerd Johansson,
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