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Computing and Future Interaction Technologies

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). 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.

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).

Assessment methods

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


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Master of Research - MRes Part-time September 2017 GBP 8,450 (Year 1) International 3 Years
Master of Research - MRes Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,097 (Year 1) Home/EU 3 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 16,950 (Year 1) International 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,195 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years

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