The University of Nottingham offers a one-year masters of science course in Human Computer Interaction at the post graduate level . Students who would like to gain first-hand experience in this field while learning the theoretical grounding and educational foundation of the field  may be interested in pursuing entry into this course of study. In current times, computing skills have become among the most important professional sills to acquire for both academia and industry. As this field continues to grow, the level of quality and professionalism that the field will be able to maintain directly relates to the quality of the training and abilities of professionals entering the field.  In this course students will learn about how this unique part of computer science, human-computer interaction, has been dedicated by professionals, practitioners, and intellectuals to understand the relationship between computers and people. Graduates in this field go on to work in  areas such as interactive systems design, usability engineering, and user experience design. Modules in this course of study include:

  •  Introduction to Human Computer Interaction
  • Studying Human Performance
  • Cognitive Ergonomics in Design
  • Introduction to Computer Programming
  • Programming
  • Contemporary issues in Human Factors and Interactive Systems
  • Design Ethnography
  • Human-Computer Systems
  • Ubiquitous Computing
  • And many more!


Entry Requirements

 Entry into this program requires at least 2.2 which is a lower second class honours degree or its international equivalent. This program is offered full-time for one year or two to four years at part time. Students who are international applicants should have IELTS scores of 6.0 with no less that 5.5 in any portion of the exam. Students sitting for the TOEFL IBT exam should score no less than a total of 79 with no less than a score of 17-20, in writing, reading, speaking, and listening.



Course Fees

Home and EU students – £6010 / academic year
International students –  £17,500 / academic year


Contact Information

School of Computer Science
The University of Nottingham
Jubilee Campus
t:   +44 (0)115 846 6550


To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)