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Department for Health, Unit Catalogue 2011/12

HL50010: Human computer interaction

Click here for further information Credits: 6
Click here for further information Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Click here for further information Period: Modular (no specific semester)
Click here for further information Assessment: CW 100%
Click here for further information Supplementary Assessment: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Click here for further information Requisites: Before taking this unit you must take HL50001 and take HL50002
Click here for further information Description: Aims & Learning Objectives:

* Introduce aspects of human-computer interaction in healthcare
* Identify HCI aspects of user requirements and systematic processes for their analysis
* Introduce an HCI evaluation approach.
On completion of this unit students will be able to:
* Define and discuss the significance of human-computer interaction
* Evaluate usability and define user interface requirements using a systematic approach
* Demonstrate understanding of user system requirements and techniques for ensuring user participation in system design.

HCI theory and methods for:
* User requirements analysis
* User interface design
* Usability evaluation.
Click here for further informationProgramme availability:

HL50010 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department for Health
  • THHL-ADM13 : MSc Healthcare Informatics (Distance Learning)
  • THHL-ADL11 : PG Dip Healthcare Informatics (Distance Learning)

NB. Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.