About the course

Interaction design, and related fields such as user experience design, is a growing job market changing quickly as new forms of interaction technology become available. During the course you will engage with the theory and practice of user-centred interaction design, from fieldwork to understand user needs through to physical prototyping and basic programming. A variety of learning activities take place, from small hands-on exercises through to a sustained design project. Different teachers contribute to the course, exposing you to a variety of perspectives on interaction design. The course is broad introduction to interaction design and an excellent introduction to our interaction design bachelor programme.

Course content

Students will be introduced to - and practice firsthand - a number of core methods of interaction design, as well as frameworks to inform their understanding and critical perspective on interaction design. For the most part, these activities are grounded in project work. We will cover a breadth of design project activities, from basic observational fieldwork through to prototyping.

Syllabus and course literature

You can find a list of literature in the syllabus, along with other details about the course.

Entry requirements and selection

Entry requirements

General entry requirements + English 6.


Upper secondary grades 34%, University credits completed 32%, Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (SweSAT) 34%

Course evaluation

Malmö University provides students who participate in, or who have completed a course, with the opportunity to express their opinions and describe their experiences of the course by completing a course evaluation administered by the University. The University will compile and summarise the results of course evaluations. The University will also inform participants of the results and any decisions relating to measures taken in response to the course evaluations. The results will be made available to the students (HF 1:14).


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