Course syllabus

Usability Evaluation

MAMF50, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2022/23
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering, LTH
Decided by: PLED C/D
Date of Decision: 2022-04-07

General Information

Compulsory for: MVAR2
Elective for: C4-da, D5-se, MD4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The student will gain practical and theoretical knowledge about Usability, and how to evaluate a product concerning this matter.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

- Relating  methods to various usability goals.

- Overview knowledge over pros & cons of different methods.


Lectures and a project.

Overview of different approaches in user studies and evaluation methods:

Methods and techniques:

Project work, where the students plan, execute and analyze the results, using various evaluation techniques.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Project in combination with a written test.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.

Code: 0118. Name: Usability Evaluation.
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH.
Code: 0218. Name: Project.
Credits: 0. Grading scale: TH.


Assumed prior knowledge: MAMN25 Interaction Design or MAMA15 Interaction Design
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: MAM120

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Forskarassistent Joakim Eriksson,
Course homepage:
Further information: Mandatory: Introduction lecture, Workshops, assignments, project-presentation.