Core Module Information
Module title: User Experience

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

Module code: IMD10109
Module leader: Frauke Zeller
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Applied Informatics

Module Code IMD08101
Module Title Practical Interaction Design
Examples of Equivalent Learning Equivalent HNC or HND level learning

Description of module content:

The module combines user experience theory and practice with reference to real world case studies and input from private and public sector organisations. It explores theories, models and context of user experience (LO1 and LO2) and the design and application of ethical approaches to evaluate user experience data using quantitative and qualitative methods (LO3 and LO4).

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Demonstrate a critical understanding of theories and models applicable in user experience research.
LO2: Critically review the rationale and methods for context of use analysis in user experience research.
LO3: Design and pilot a user experience evaluation for a specified interactive system, service, device, website or software application that applies ethical principles and appropriate methods and techniques.
LO4: Critically evaluate the benefits and challenges of user experience research in practice.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, BLENDED, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 002
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Frauke Zeller
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Online Lecture 24
Online Practical classes and workshops 24
Independent Learning Guided independent study 152
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Portfolio 40 1,4 8 , WORDS= 500
Portfolio 60 1,2,3,4 13 , WORDS= 500
Component 1 subtotal: 40
Component 2 subtotal: 60
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
IMD10109 User Experience