Interface Design and Development

COS30043 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours face to face + blended

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

27 Feb 23 - 28 May 23

4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
12 Mar 23

31 Mar 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Apr 23

More teaching periods
Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

10 Jul 23 - 8 Oct 23

31 Oct 23

Last self enrolment:
23 Jul 23

4 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
25 Aug 23

Aims and objectives

Interface Design and Development aims to introduce students to design concepts and development tools and frameworks associated with the creation of dynamic user interfaces suitable for use across a range of platforms and devices.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
1. Apply fundamental design concepts and standards to the development of user interfaces
2. Use contemporary frameworks to create dynamic user interfaces 
3. Design and develop user interfaces optimised for a range of devices and platforms
4. Evaluate user interfaces with respect to usability and accessibility using appropriate techniques, and propose improvements