Master of Science (MSc) in Experience Design at Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt

Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt 3 Semesters
Germany Full Time
Master's Onsite

Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt is an institution that specializes in business and technology and is characterized by innovative study concepts and modern facilities. We are currently training around 5,800 students in more than 40 technical and business science programs.
Our students will graduate as sought-after specialists and managers. An extremely dynamic and successful region with a distinctly strong economic structure provides for excellent framework conditions. The relatively small student body guarantees individual guidance, a familial atmosphere, and close cooperation between students and professors. Digital technologies play a significant role in all areas of everyday life. Modern societies need professionals with a thorough understanding of how to design and develop user-friendly interactive products and engaging ways to interact with various technological devices. In the Master’s program in User Experience Design, students will get up-to-date know-how on interaction design, human factors & ergonomics, multimodal and multisensory human-computer interaction, audio/video processing and game design, interface solutions for augmented/virtual reality as well as design strategy and management. In a broader context, graduates develop relevant skills for scientific thinking and writing and are enabled to participate in or manage complex projects. They have further developed the intercultural and communicative competencies required for an international context.

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Course Details:

Semester One

  1. Research Methods in HCI (including Human Factors and Basics of Ergonomics) (5 ECTS)
  2. Interaction Design Including Practical (6 ECTS)
  3. Programming for Multimodal, Interactive Systems Including Exercises (6 ECTS)
  4. Project: Natural User Interfaces (NUIs) (5 ECTS)
  5. Agile Project Management (3 ECTS)
  6. Individual Electives (5 ECTS)

Semester Two

  1. Audio/Video Processing and 3D-Animation Including Practical (8 ECTS)
  2. Augmented/Virtual Reality Applications Including Practical (7 ECTS)
  3. Design Strategy and Design Management (5 ECTS)
  4. Project (5 ECTS)
  5. Individual Electives (5 ECTS)

Semester Three

  1. Master’s Thesis (28 ECTS)
  2. Master’s Thesis Seminar (2 ECTS)

Enrollment Requirements:

 

A Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline with 210 ECTS credit points is required. Applicants who have completed a university degree or equivalent, for which less than 210 ECTS but at least 180 ECTS credits have been awarded, may be admitted with the approval of the Examination Board if the application for admission proves lack of competence.

For application, we ask for a copy of the degree certificate as well as of the transcript of records/grade sheet. Provisional certificates and transcripts as available are accepted. However, in the case of admission, the final certificate must be shown at registration/enrolment.

Please follow the link for more details on the Master’s application: https://www.thi.de/en/service/studies/application/master-application/

 

Teaching Language:

English

Costs/Tuition Fees:

Free of Cost

Level/Field(s) of Study:

Master of Science

Language Requirements:

 

As the program is entirely taught in English, we ask for sufficient English language skills, documented by a certification of level B2. The proof is not required provided the university entrance qualification certificate (certification of secondary school) or the Bachelor’s degree was acquired from a program conducted in English or in the event that the applicant possesses the citizenship of a country in which English is the native language.

Furthermore, knowledge of the German language as certified by the Goethe Certificate level A1 or by equivalent certification is required. This certification is not required of applicants who have completed their university degree in the German language or when the applicant is a citizen of a country where German is spoken as a first language. At the latest, the corresponding certification must be shown at the end of the first semester.

 

About the University/Institution:

Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt is an institution that specializes in business and technology and is characterized by innovative study concepts and modern facilities. We are currently training around 5,800 students in more than 40 technical and business science programs.

Our students will graduate as sought-after specialists and managers. An extremely dynamic and successful region with a distinctly strong economic structure provides for excellent framework conditions. The relatively small student body guarantees individual guidance, a familial atmosphere, and close cooperation between students and professors.

Application Deadline:

 

1. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree from outside of Germany must first apply via uni-assist from as soon as possible until 15 June for the following winter semester and by 1 December for the following summer semester at the latest.

If you acquired your Bachelor’s degree outside of Germany, uni-assist has to verify your eligibility to study in Germany and to convert your grades to the German grade system. You will have to submit all required documents to uni-assist online and per post. The process takes four to six weeks.

2. PRIMUS – THI application portal: from 2 May until 15 July for the following winter semester and from 15 November until 15 January for the following summer semester

You will have to apply online at the PRIMUS university application portal. In case of admission, you will have to send all required documents by post later on.

NOTE: The Master’s program is scheduled to start for the first time in summer 2020, subject to the education ministry’s consent. Application on the PRIMUS website will be possible starting on 15 November 2019.

 

About the University/Institution:

Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt is an institution that specializes in business and technology and is characterized by innovative study concepts and modern facilities. We are currently training around 5,800 students in more than 40 technical and business science programs.

Our students will graduate as sought-after specialists and managers. An extremely dynamic and successful region with a distinctly strong economic structure provides for excellent framework conditions. The relatively small student body guarantees individual guidance, a familial atmosphere, and close cooperation between students and professors.

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