Research course

Computing and Future Interaction Technologies

Institution
Swansea University · College of Science
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree (or above) in Computer Science, Mathematics or a closely related discipline. IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent English test.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This Research Masters in Future Interaction Technologies and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) 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 MRes is taught by the Future Interaction Technology (FIT) Lab, within the Computer Science department. 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 TVs, microwave cookers, ticket machines, navigational aids, etc. Further, we aim to work on grand challenges, like improving safety in healthcare, or developing technology to reach the millions and help us live more effective and sustainable lives.

Taught modules typically include:

  • Human Computer Interaction Project
  • Development
  • Interaction Technologies: Lab & Field Work
  • Interaction Technologies: Seminars & Readings
  • Research Methodology
  • Mobile Interaction Design
  • Interactive Systems Design
  • Interaction Technologies: Information Retrieval
  • Interaction Technologies: Hardware & Devices

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MRes

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Computer Science Admissions Office
Email
compsci-admissions@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 602022