Total Credits: 60
Level: Level 4
Target Students: Restricted to MSc students on the Human-Computer Interaction course in the School of Computer Science and Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering
|Summer||Assessed by end of Summer Vacation|
Prerequisites: Completion of taught modules of the relevant MSc course.
Summary of Content: You will undertake a project which is relevant to Human-Computer Interaction, developing your skills in research, such as: planning research activities, empirical investigation, literature review, critical reflection, evaluation, oral and written communication, individual learning and time management. Collaboration with business, industry, and other outside bodies is encouraged
Method and Frequency of Class:
|Activity||Number Of Weeks||Number of sessions||Duration of a session|
|Lecture||0 weeks||1 per week||1 hour|
Method of Assessment:
|Dissertation||80||Up to 20,000 word dissertation (exc. appendices) in printed and electronic form (PDF). Any source code must also be included with electronic submission.|
|Report||10||Project plan including ethics clearance.|
|Presentation 1||10||Oral presentation of work and results.|
Dr N Alechina
Education Aims: To develop students' research, design, evaluation, presentation and scientific-writing skills. The topic can be any area of interactive systems design which is of mutual interest to both the student and supervisor, but there is an expectation that the project involves significant design and/or evaluation work.
Learning Outcomes: Knowledge and Understanding: Individual projects may arise from any area of the curriculum and so may address any of the knowledge and understanding outcomes.Intellectual Skills:
Offering School: Computer Science
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