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Usability and User Interfaces

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: TTA0102
Curriculum: TK 2020
Level: Bachelor of Business Administration
Year of Study: 1 (2020-2021)
Semester: Autumn
Credits: 2 cr
Responsible Teacher: Rajala, Päivi
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2020-2021

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3001TK2020-1A, TK2020-1B2020-08-24 – 2020-12-20Päivi RajalaFinnish2020-08-17 – 2020-09-11

Learning Outcomes

The student knows the principles of usability and user-centered design, usability terminology and user-centered design and usability evaluation methods. The student is able to understand user's view of point in interface design. The student is able to design the usability interface. The student learns to analyze the user interface and can design a graphical user interface according to the recommendations and standards of user interface design. In addition, the student understands the meaning of the style guide.

Student's Workload

Student's total work load of the course is 54 h, includes the assesment of student's own learning

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses



Usability. User Experience. User-centric design. Usability evaluation.

Regional Impact

The course content takes into account the usability of web-services in the region's companies.


The course content takes into account the different features of the usability.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Material specifically provided by the teacher.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Online supported teaching

Assessment Criteria

5: The student can design an UI and evaluate usability of UI excellent.
3: The student can design an UI and evaluate usability of UI well.
1: The student can design an UI and evaluate usability of UI.

Assessment Methods

Numerical evaluation (0-5)