MSc Interaction Design

Cyprus University of Technology
2-4 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Online / Distance
Limassol
English
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About this program

MSc Interaction Design

The MSc in Interaction Design is a full-time and part-time postgraduate programme that equips its graduates with marketable skills in design, technology, and theory as related to the domain of Interaction Design, User Experience and Human-Computer Interaction.

There is a continuous demand for passionate, creative experts, especially in the fields of Interaction Design, User Experience and Human Computer Interaction (HCI). The program equips its graduates with immediate marketable skills in design, technology, and theory as related to the domain of Interaction Design, User Experience and Human-Computer Interaction.

Interaction Design shapes the experiences of people as they interact with products in order to achieve their goals and objectives. Interaction designers define product behaviour, mediating relationships between people and people, people and products, people and environments, and people and services across a variety of social, cultural and technological contexts.

Admission requirements

The MSc in Interaction Design is designed for students with a Bachelor’s degree, who have a strong interest in the human aspects of interactive systems and a background preferably, or related to, Computer Science, Informatics, Design, Media Studies, Internet Studies, Social sciences, Psychology and Education.

The course suits well both recent graduates and professionals.

Students wishing to enrol in the program must possess the following qualifications:

  • A degree in a related field (e.g Computer Science, Informatics, Design, Media Studies, Internet Studies, Social Sciences, Psychology and Education) with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 6.5/10, or equivalent, from a recognized and accredited university.
  • Excellent command of the English language. Graduates from a non-English speaking university may be required to produce evidence to prove their proficiency in the English Language. See Proof of English Proficiency.

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Program content

Term 1: Fall Term (September-December) courses

  • Design Theory and Methodology
  • Research Methods
  • Foundations of HCI
  • Prototyping
  • Interaction Design Methods
  • Individual Subject

Term 2: Spring Term (January-June) modules

  • Universal Design
  • Current Topics in Human-Computer Interaction
  • Development of Interactive Systems
  • User Experience Evaluation
  • Field Research Methods

Term 3: Fall Term (September-December) courses

  • Interaction Design Project
  • Master´s Thesis Seminar

Term 4: Spring Term (January-June) modules

  • Master’s Thesis

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

Designed to run online

The course is offered fully online in English. The course provides access to Google’s online learning suite for students internationally.

Emphasis on practice-based teaching

All course modules are provided with an emphasis on practice-based learning through research, design and implementation of different individual and collaborative projects.

Tuition

Total Tuition fees: €7500

Career paths

Our graduates can pursue careers as Content Strategists, Creative Directors, Creative Technologists, Design Strategists, Developers (front-end or back-end), Information Architects, Interaction Designers, Mobile Designers, Service Designers, Usability Specialists, User Interface Designers and many more.

Our graduates have excelled as entrepreneurs and have been prepared for self-employability through successful pitching and presentation of their ideas and work to professional and public bodies as well as pursued suitable funding opportunities.

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Cyprus University of Technology

The Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) was established in 2004 as a public university located on the coastal city of Limassol. Its first students were admitted in 2007 while successfully offering, since then, all 3 levels of degrees i.e. BSc,...


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Cyprus University of Technology

Archiepiskopou Kyprianou 30
3036 Limassol
Cyprus

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www.cut.ac.cy

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