Pre-specialization in Interaction Design


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

This is an English translation of the module. In case of discrepancy between the translation and the Danish version, the Danish version of the module is valid.

The student gains insight into and can convey a current research problem within interaction design, so that the student in the 4th semester can make the thesis project on this basis.

Learning objectives


  • document in-depth knowledge of and overview of a current issue of research in interaction design.


  • reason about and with the concepts and techniques concerned
  • apply and create theories within the subject area in connection with the formulation and analysis of a problem within research in interaction design.
  • convey a current issue within interaction design and the associated conceptual framework within the framework of the research area


  • apply the concepts and reasoning within the subject area to formulate and analyze a problem within a current issue of research in interaction design

Type of instruction

Project work

Extent and expected workload

The student is expected to spend 30 hours per ECTS, which for this activity means 600 hours.



Name of examPre-specialization in Interaction Design
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
The project report must contain:
- formulating and analyzing a problem in interaction design research, and
- reasoned considerations for resolving this issue
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Additional information

Contact: Study Board for Computer Science via or 9940 8854

Facts about the module

Danish titleForspecialisering i interaktionsdesign
Module codeDSNIXDK311
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionDanish and English
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Interaction Design
Study BoardStudy Board of Computer Science
DepartmentDepartment of Computer Science
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design