HTIS85 Methods in Human-Centered Design 5 ECTS
Organised by
MDP in Human-Technology Interaction
Person in charge
Preceding studies
Some basic course in HCI (compulsory) Usability Evaluation Methods (compulsory can be taken during same academic year) - TIE-40106 Psychology of Pervasive Computing () - TIE-41206, Human-Centered Product Development ()

General description

The course provides a concrete and project-work based experience of human-centered design of digital products and services.

This course can be taken during B.Sc or M.Sc. studies.

Partly corresponding course unit in the curriculum 2015-2107, School of Information Sciences: TIEVA38 Graphical User Interface Design Project, 5 ECTS

You can not take HTIS85 Methods in Human-Centered Design if you have done
- TIEVA38 Graphical User Interface Design Project or
- TIEVA30 Käytettävyystyön menetelmät - Graafisen käyttöliittymän suunnittelun työkurssi (8 op) or
- TIEVS69 Human-Centered Design Project (TUT/TIE-41406).

Learning outcomes

After this course the student is able to conduct a full human-centered research and design process in practice. The student can apply the methods in different types of design processes and application areas. The student has enough experience to take responsibility of a small design project. The student can analyze and model different types of user research data from various sources, and identify the most relevant user-related aspects that affect the design of ICT.


See above

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English


Numeric 1-5.

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences