Core Module Information
Module title: Expressed through UX

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: CSI08102
Module leader: Ashley Morton
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Applied Informatics

Foundation level understanding of UX Design

Description of module content:

In this module you will develop an understanding and apply UX design methodologies in a manner that expresses project outputs in an efficient and insightful way. This module will be delivered primarily face to face, over ten two-hour lectures and learning applied through ten two-hour practical sessions. Activities and resources will be available to access on the VLE, with supplemental materials available through online resources, e.g. reading material and audio/visual media. You will recognize and demonstrate UX design methodology understanding by applying independent thinking in order to illustrate appropriate approach to identifying unmet needs of users (LO1). You will be able to organise identified unmet needs by analyzing and disseminate your approach in a practical, visual and resourceful way (LO2). Finally, you will synthesize findings in order to produce conceptual project outputs with stated benefits to the user (LO3).

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Recognize and demonstrate understanding of key UX Design methodologies

LO2: Differentiate and apply knowledge of appropriate methods in order to analyse findings

LO3: Synthesize knowledge of UX design methodologies to generate project outputs in an efficient and insightful way

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Ashley Morton
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 20
Face To Face Supervised time in studio/workshop 20
Independent Learning Guided independent study 160
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Project - Written 40 1 8 , WORDS= 1500
Project - Practical 60 2,3 14/15 HOURS= 50.00
Component 1 subtotal: 40
Component 2 subtotal: 60
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
CSI08102 Expressed through UX