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Human-Technology Interaction

Human-Technology Interaction, Computing Sciences

Tampere University

Become one of the people designing the digital products and services of the future


Master's degree (University)

Degree earned

Master of Science

Planned duration

2 years

Extent of studies

120 ECTS




City Centre Campus

Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA citizens

12000 €/academic year

Link to scholarship programme

Digital technologies play a significant role in all areas of life. Modern societies need professionals with thorough understanding of how to design and develop user-friendly, innovative and sustainable products and services and engaging ways to interact with them.

Master’s degree studies in Human-Technology Interaction (HTI) offer a broad set of studies in human-computer interaction, digital service design and user research. You will gain know-how on interaction and user interface design, user experience evaluation, user psychology, human-centered software development, usability engineering, multimodal human-computer interaction and user research skills.  

From technological viewpoint, the studies cover user interfaces of mobile and desktop applications, virtual reality, augmented reality, industrial machinery, as well as human-robot interaction. HTI is a multidisciplinary field, meaning that you will work with professionals with different backgrounds. 

In a broader sense, you will learn how technology affects people’s lives and how to design efficient, engaging and ethical digital products and services. The degree leads you to hands-on work in various course projects, as well as provides basics for scientific thinking and writing.  The studies also able you to continue with doctoral studies in the field.

In the Master’s Programme in Computing Sciences there are two HTI specialisations with slightly different titles but the same educational contents: one granting a MS degree and one granting a MSc in Technology degree. In practice, the MSc in Technology specialisation requires a background in engineering or natural sciences, with about 20-25 ECTS credits in mathematics and 10-15 ECTS credits in natural sciences (physics or chemistry). If you are unsure about your eligibility to either of the tracks, please consider applying to both of them. 

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