IT3402 - User Interface Design


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Report
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Approved report 100/100 A

Course content

The course is project-based and consists of a project done in teams. The project teams are given a design task, and practice iterative design/redesign of user interfaces with prototyping and usability testing with video. Groupwise final presentation with a running prototype. Final presentation and report must demonstrate the ability to utilize the theoretical basis for the course.

Learning outcome

The course gives knowledge of basic theory and current research related to user-centered design, interaction design and human-computer interaction. It also gives practical experience with user-centered design of GUIs.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and project. Each team presents their work in a report and a presentation. Grading is team based, but individual grades can be given in special cases.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

Retake of the course will require new participation/deliverables in all activities.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Computer Science (MIDT)
Computer Science (MTDT)
Informatics (MIT) - some programmes
Informatics (MSIT)
Natural Science with Teacher Education (MLREAL)

Required previous knowledge

The course is only for students MSIT profile "Interaksjonsdesign spill- og læringsteknologi", MTDT/MIDT profiles "Programvareutvikling", "Digital virksomhetsutvikling", or "Interaksjonsdesign og spillteknologi" or LUR students specialising in mathematics and informatics.

Course materials

Will be given at the start of the course

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
MNFIT342 7.5
MNFIT342 7.5
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

No.of lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 5
No.of specialization hours: 5

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Informatics
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Computer Science



Examination arrangement: Report

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Approved report 100/100 A INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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