Master in Communication and Web Technologies

Universidade de Aveiro
2 years
Master's degree
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Universidade de Aveiro

About this program

Master in Communication and Web Technologies

The Master in Communication and Web Technologies (MCTW) arises to meet the training needs of professionals qualified in the conceptualization, development, and evaluation of communication solutions supported by Web technologies, promoting the ability to investigate and propose future solutions, both in current and emerging technologies.

Admission requirements

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website

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Program content

Year 1

1st Semester

  • Technologies and Web Development
  • Web Communication Design
  • User Experience Design and Assessment
  • Creativity and Narratives
  • Digital Media Theory

2nd Semester

  • Web Project
  • Advanced Interfaces
  • Digital Accessibility and Compliance
  • Product Value Strategies
  • Participatory Culture

Year 2

1st Semester

  • Data Collection and Analysis In Communication Studies
  • Methodologies to Support Dissertation / Project / Internship

2nd Semester

Dissertation / Project / Internship

Scholarships & funding

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


  • Tuition fees 2022/2023: 1000€/year
  • International tuition fees 2022/2023: 5500€ /year


In this master degree, students are challenged, based on the Project-Based Learning and Challenged Based Learning methodology, to present innovative technology and communication solutions in the context of services and applications based on Web technologies. In this context, the MCTW presents as overall aims of the study cycle, to develop or acquire skills in:

  • the conceptualisation of digital products supported by Web technologies;
  • the conceptualisation of responsive interfaces for Web services and applications;
  • User Experience interfaces assessment;
  • development of services and applications using the latest Web technologies;
  • conceptualisation and development of tangible interfaces, integrated with digital products for the Web;
  • assessment of digital products with the intent of making them accessible to all audiences;
  • development of strategies for valuing and promoting digital products for the Web.

Career paths

The MCTW trains professionals for companies focused on web technologies, from startups to large technology companies, both national and international. As students, it is guaranteed a great demand at the level of research grants for DigiMedia projects and other IU of UA, also enhancing a future career as a researcher.

The Master in MCTW can perform functions in the following areas:

  • Conceptualization of Web solutions suitable for different types of devices and interfaces, based on a deep knowledge of current and future Internet-related communication phenomena;
  • Specification of interface and interaction solutions;
  • Development of Web solutions, using the latest technologies, with a special focus on the client-side component;
  • Definition of strategies to enhance the product with a view to its market launch;
  • Evaluation of Web solutions in the dimensions of UX, Usability and Accessibility;
  • Web project management

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Universidade de Aveiro

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Why study at Universidade de Aveiro

Why is Universidade de Aveiro the your next best step?

  • Teaching and research experiences of excellence: here in Aveiro, you will find some of the best teachers, known internationally for their field work, investigation methods and results and 20 research centers evaluated with incredible remark.
  • Intercultural environment: in a universe of over 90 nationalities, you can expect to see, feel and live cultures from all around the globe. Besides all the Intercultural events (more than 80 in 2019), you can count on a team fully dedicated to help you in any matters related to your studies and living abroad circumstances.
  • Learn for the future: it is a modern university, with excellent infrastructures to learn and to start developing your career today. The university’s interdisciplinary atmosphere is crucial for the growth of critical knowledge and to develop towards society.
  • Academic support: Universidade de Aveiro offers to its international students’ programs that allow them to get familiar with Portuguese language or level their knowledge on core subjects like Mathematics.
  • International cooperation and mobility: While studying in Aveiro, you can take advantage of numerous mobility programs that will take your education experience to a whole different level, while living in a new country, meeting new people and learning new skills. Universidade de Aveiro also has cooperation agreements with hundreds of international institutions.
  • Young and vibrant city: A medium sized city, with a low cost of life, capable of combining both amazing natural places, such as beaches, mountains and rivers and, at the same time, renowned innovation & tech events, projects and centers.

Contact info

Universidade de Aveiro

Campus Universitário de Santiago
3810-193 Aveiro

Phone no: +351+351 234 370 200

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