University of Dundee

Degree level: Undergraduate

Applied Computing (Human Computer Interaction)

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Course summary

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You'll learn how to design and develop all types of software to make computers do new things or manage tasks more efficiently. This could include applications for mobile devices, developing websites, or programming software. This degree teaches you how to use technology to find solutions. Some examples of student projects include: databases to analyse care providers educational games for young people verification tools to help interpret attacks on cyber security You will gain an understanding of the theoretical and scientific components of computing. This includes: algorithms for data processing and analysis fundamental theory of information and computation software engineering principles and practices interactive entertainment and video games programming As well as exploring how users interact with technology during your studies, you'll also have an opportunity to work with real users. At our dedicated User Centre, you will meet with people with varying computing capabilities. This can help you to understand how to build technology which meets people's diverse needs in fun and creative ways. You'll also learn about software development, physical computing, and data management. You'll gain a thorough understanding of a range of programming languages including Java, C++, and C# so you become a versatile and adaptable programmer. Although similar to our Applied Computing degree, this course contains less computer programming. In your first year, you will study a combination of Level 1 and 2 modules. The following two years are the same as Level 3 and 4 of Applied Computing.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
I140
Institution code:
D65
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.dundee.ac.uk/study/ug/applied-computing-human-computer-interaction/#info-entry-requirements


English language requirements


Unistats information

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80%
Student satisfaction
80%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
EU £1820* Year 1
Scotland £1820* Year 1
International £21950 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Tuition fees shown for Rest of UK and Scot/EU students are for 2019/20. The fees for 2020/21 have not yet been confirmed and we expect confirmation of these in March 2020. International tuition fees shown are confirmed for 2020/21 entry. These will increase by no more than 5% per year for the length of your course.
Applied Computing (Human Computer Interaction) at University of Dundee - UCAS