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Entrance Year 2024

Programme Code 73416-SYT

Mode of Study Full-time

Normal Duration 2 years

Programme Intake 18 senior year places

Fund Type Government-Funded

Credits Required for Graduation 61+3 training credits

Programme Leaders

Huaxin Wei  PhD(Simon Fraser University), MSc(University of Alberta), BSc in Computer Science


  • The normal credit requirement for graduation from this programme is 61 plus 3 training credits. Students who do not meet the equivalent standard of the Undergraduate Degree Language Communication Requirements (LCR) based on their previous studies in AD/HD programmes and their academic performance will be required to take an additional 3 to 9 credits of English and/or Chinese language subject(s) on top of the normal credit requirements.
  • Preference will be given to students with good language skills.

Aims and Characteristics

Programme Aims

This specialism aims to nurture interaction designers who possess both a strong humanistic mindset and technological knowledge in order to actualize ideas as interactive dynamic experiences beneficial to people.
- to this end, the objectives of the specialism include:
- to equip students with the skills of creating interactive artifacts;

- to guide generation of meanings through designing interactive dynamic experiences;
- to enable creative applications of technological knowledge;
- to develop students’ sensitivity to emergent human needs; and
- to strengthen students’ critical judgment based on contextual review.



Is Interaction Design for you?
This specialism will prepare you to be an interaction designer who will work on projects engaging the future; designing and developing smart products, services, or interactive entertainments. You will be exposed to concepts of design thinking, human-centered design, tangible interaction design, virtual and augmented reality, Internet of Things, anticipatory design, professionalism, and entrepreneurship. You will also be engaged in studio-based learning, technical workshops, design research methodologies, and work-integrated education.

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