Fundamentals of Interaction Design

BIT792

This online course will provide the you with an introduction to the theory underlying interaction design and interactive products. You will acquire the practical skills needed to develop a critical appreciation of the techniques, tools and theories that influence the design of interactive products in everyday use.

  •  
    Level
    7
  •  
    Credits
    30
  •  
    EFTs
    0.25
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 2 & 3 2019 Online only
  • Workload

    Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. 

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $1,248 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $3,853 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
    Trimester 3 enrol by 20 Oct 2019 to start 28 Oct 2019
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

Students who successfully completed this online course will be able to

  • Explain the fundamental of interaction design (ID) and ID terminology
  • Describe the different techniques for involving users in the design of interactive products
  • Explain the importance of iteration, evaluation and prototyping in interaction design
  • Evaluate a range of practical issues involved in developing interactive products
  • Evaluate interactive products employing appropriate techniques
  • Produce a low-fidelity prototype for an interactive product based upon a simple list of interaction design principles

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed

Other requirements

Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol. 

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
  •  
    Level
    7
  •  
    Credits
    30
  •  
    EFTs
    0.25
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 2 & 3 2019 Online only
  • Workload

    Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. 

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $1,248 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $3,853 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
    Trimester 3 enrol by 20 Oct 2019 to start 28 Oct 2019
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying