Swansea University

Swansea University

Computing and Future Interaction Technologies

This course teaches graduate students to go beyond simply building new software and hardware, to evaluating how they would be used, and how they can be improved. The programme is taught by the Future Interaction Technology (FIT) Lab. The FIT Lab�s mission is to explore and apply Advanced Computer Science to make interaction technologies dependable, enjoyable and effective. Interaction technologies include mobile devices, the Web, Web 2.0, implants, home televisions, microwave cookers, ticket machines, navigational aids, etc. Furthermore, the department aims to work on grand challenges, like improving safety in healthcare, developing technology to reach millions and helping to establish more effective and sustainable lives.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 Honours degree in computer science, mathematics or a related subject. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or a Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Course modules

Taught modules typically include: Human computer interaction project; development; interaction technologies (lab and field work); interaction technologies (seminars and readings); research methodology; mobile interaction design; interactive systems design; interaction technologies (information retrieval); interaction technologies (hardware and devices).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 4,214 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 14,850 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MRes Part-time £ 2,107 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MRes Part-time £ 7,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Collge of Science Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01792 295142