TPD4134 - User Interface Design


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Work 100/100

Course content

The course is built around a practical project task with the design of a graphical user interface: topics include information architecture, interface design, product identity, design for behavior, and new interface technologies. The project includes paper prototyping, graphic design, digital prototyping and simulation of interactivity.

Learning outcome

Knowledge objectives

The candidate will gain insight into theories and current research topics in user interface design.

Skill goals

Practical experience in iterative, user-centered design of graphical user interfaces.

General competence

The candidate should be able to implement user-centered design, develop a user interface, including organizing information, exploring and choosing the right interface technologies and solutions, conveying a clear identity for a service, creating user experience and assessing the impact of the design.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and a project assignment performed in groups. Each group delivers a work that is the basis for common grade in the course. Presentations of the work are in the course.

Further on evaluation

For a re-take of an examination, all assessments during the course must be re-taken. Re-take of examination can be done in the following semester.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Industrial Design Engineering (MTDESIG)

Required previous knowledge

The course is reserved for masterstudents in Industrial Design

Course materials

Will be announced/ delivered on the course

More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Design


Examination arrangement: Work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Work 100/100



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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