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Department of Computer Science, Programme Catalogue 2011/12

TSCM-AFM19: MSc Human Computer Interaction


Mode of attendance: Full-time

Year 1

Click here for further information NFAAR-PGT assessment regulations:
  • This programme has the following designated alternative programme (DAP): PG Diploma
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view
  • Programme progression requirement: 50%
  • Taught credits: 60; Dissertation/Project credits: 30

Semester 1: Taught Units

Compulsory Units
CM50109 Formal methods & programming 12 Credits
CM50121 Safety critical systems 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 2 Unit(s) from the following list:
Students must select options from one of the following groups:
  • Option 1: Select CM40204 and CM50200 from this list and CM50205 in Semester 2.
  • Option 2: Select CM50123 and CM50200 from this list and CM50209 in Semester 2.
  • Option 3: Select CM40204 and CM50123 from this list and CM40198 in Semester 2.
CM40204 Creativity and IT 6 Credits
CM50123 Networking 6 Credits
CM50200 Mobile and pervasive systems 6 Credits

Semester 2: Taught Units

Compulsory Units
CM40149 Collaborative systems 6 Credits
CM50150 Interactive communication design 6 Credits
CM50175 Research project preparation 12 Credits
Optional Units: Select 1 Unit(s) from the following list:
Students must select options as follows:
  • Option 1: If you selected CM40204 and CM50200 in Semester 1 you must take CM50205 from this list.
  • Option 2: If you selected CM50123 and CM50200 in Semester 1 you must take CM50209 from this list.
  • Option 3: If you selected CM40204 and CM50123 in Semester 1 you must take CM40198 from this list.
CM40198 Digital media 6 Credits
CM50205 Advanced human computer interaction 6 Credits
CM50209 Security and integrity 6 Credits

Dissertation Period: Project/Dissertation Units

Compulsory Units
CM50170 Research project 30 Credits

* This programme catalogue is applicable for the 2011/12 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2012/13 and beyond should not assume that later years of a programme will be in the format displayed here for 2011/12.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.