Programme in short
A Bachelor’s degree
(or equivalent) of at least 180 ECTS
Master of Computer Science (120 credits), double degree.
120 ECTS (two years)
Language of instruction:
UPM. Computer Science School
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) offers the Master in Human Computer Interaction and Design (HCID), one of the eight international technical programmes within the Master in ICT Innovation organized by the EIT Digital Master School http://www.eitdigital.eu/, in collaboration with 20 top European Technical universities.
The Master’s School, offers and funds a two year European Master program, with a variety of specializations, including singular elements such as educational excellence with the involvement of the most prestigious European universities. The programme offers additional features, such as European geographical mobility, internships in some of the most relevant European companies from the sector, innovation and entrepreneurship training, business mentoring, full and mobility scholarships, etc. More info at http://www.masterschool.eitdigital.eu/
The Human Computer Interaction and Design Master offers a unique academic programme, whereby students can study human computer interaction and design, innovation, and entrepreneurship at leading European universities. In this programme, students will learn about design and evaluation of interactive systems with a strong emphasis on user-centered design techniques: understanding the human capacities and consequences of using information technology as a tool for solving work related tasks, and developing and evaluating the systems by putting the user at the center of the design process.
The Master is a 120 ECTS programme, and you will be able to adapt the programme to your personal needs and interests:
The two-year Master has a special asset, which is geographical mobility. You will study in two prestigious universities in two different European cities:
You will be awarded with a double degree, one by the first university (entry point) and the second degree from the second university (exit point), as well as an additional supplement certificate by the EIT Digital, which will mark the specific knowledge results in the fields of innovation and entrepreneurship. Here you can get more information about the complete programme in Human Computer Interaction and Design
The Master’s education will provide you with a strong technical entrepreneur education. You will have the option to work closely with some of the top multinational companies in partnership with the EIT Digital, they will give you training in real projects, as well as mentoring to start your own business, valuable practical experience, and help you to develop your entrepreneurship skills.
Graduates from the HCID master’s programme will qualify for jobs in international and local organizations in both technical and business roles. Typical titles are:
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