Swansea University

Swansea University

Advanced Computer Science (Human-Computer Interaction)

For new ideas and technologies to be adopted, they have to be useful and usable for real people in real situations. This specialist pathway in human-computer interaction (HCI) teaches applicants to go beyond simply building new software and hardware, to evaluating how they would be used, and how they can be improved.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree (or above) in computer science or other relevant discipline. IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent English test.

Course modules

Modules typically include: human computer project development; interaction technologies (hardware and devices); interaction technologies (lab and field work); research methodology; data visualisation; interaction technologies (seminars and readings); interactive systems design; mobile interaction design.

Assessment methods

On the course, students will be assessed by a combination of written examinations, coursework and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,900 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 15,050 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 1,950 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MSc Part-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

Key information

College of Science Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01792 295142