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IC2010 Advanced Individual Course in Human-Computer Interaction 7.5 credits

An advanced individual course in HCI. Please contact the examiner for more information.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus IC2010 (Autumn 2010–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Through this course students with a special interest within the field of human-computer interaction have the opportunity to conduct theoretical, empirical or design studies that can be specifically designed for the student to fit his/her interests.
Course contents and examination are individually defined for each student.
Teaching consists of individual supervision.
Students interested in taking the course should write a research proposal, A4 page (max) describing specific research interests in the area of HCI. The research proposal needs to at least specify a research question or a design problem or a specific methodology. Send the proposal to the person in charge of a course.
The course can only be offered if the department has sufficient resources and competence within the special interest area.
No instruction is given on this course.

Intended learning outcomes

The goal of the course is to give course participants the opportunity to deepen studies in the research area of HCI.

Course disposition

Individual plan.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

120 university credits (hp) in engineering or natural sciences and documented proficiency in English corresponding to English A.

Recommended prerequisites

IC2005 Methodology of Interaction Design or equivalent.


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Carroll, J.M. (2002). HCI in the new millennium. Addison-Wesley.

Literature to be decided together with the supervisor.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • INL1 - Assignment, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • INL2 - Assignment, 6.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Written essay.
The written essay can either report on an empirical study, a specific design process or present a literature review in a specific topic.

Research proposal & final essay.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web IC2010

Offered by

EECS/Human Centered Technology

Main field of study

This course does not belong to any Main field of study.

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Supplementary information

Indevidual course based on assignements

Could be given in English.

Flexibel start.