Professional studies

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Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to learn to look critically at user interfaces in our surroundings and to be able to improve the weaknesses.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to make graphics and user friendly solutions for different interfaces, mostly web.

Course contents

The course consists of lectures and projects (research, written and oral presentations and graphical design).

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Web design foundations, photoshop (or similar) foundations.

Additional information

All tasks and projects must be handed in maximum 2 weeks after the course has ended.

Recommended or required reading

An up-to-date reading list will be provided during the first session, and made available online.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 50 hours
  • Tuition managed by students but supervised by the teacher - 10 hours
  • Project work and productions - 40 hours
  • Individual studies - 33 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 73 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 60 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and presentations
  • Reports and productions
  • Essays

Assessment requirements

Examination 1: Tasks and presentations
Examination 2: Finished project
Examination 3: Deadlines
Examination 4: Presence

The emphasis is on the practical work done within deadlines. Absence without notifying the teacher affects the grading even if all tasks would be finished within given timetable.


Törnqvist Jutta


Törnqvist Jutta

Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Period 2

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Essays

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