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.
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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Term 1: Fall Term (September-December) courses
- Design Theory and Methodology
- Research Methods
- Foundations of HCI
- 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.
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.
Total Tuition fees: €7500
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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