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Masterstudium Media and Human-Centered Computing

The master of Media and Human-Centered Computing combines multidisciplinary theories and application of Human Computer Interaction by mediating theoretical, methodical, technical, and practice-oriented knowledge as well as skills to design, implement, and evaluate complex interactive systems. All courses of the master program are held in English and the master‘s thesis is written in English.

Focus

Media and Human-Centered Computing deals with novel forms of interaction between human and computer, like tangible or ubiquitous computing, virtual and augmented reality. It is based on an interdisciplinary approach that integrates computer science, media theories, design sciences, sociology, and psychology. The program places emphasis on critical theories of media and informatics as well as on responsible research and innovation.

Professional Activity

Students of Media and Human-Centered Computing get a scientifically and methodically sound education by experiencing how to create real applications within hands-on projects. Graduates are qualified for scientific and industrial research, for instance in the areas of HCI, Augmented Reality, design and implementation of interaction mechanisms, interactive media design, media art, design of multimedia systems, planning and execution of usability studies and evaluations in various forms.