Interaction Design

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Interaction Design

Master in Interaction Design


  • MasterFull time, 2 years
  • Location Gjøvik
  • Requirements See Admission
  • Max. places See Admission
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Apply before1. March *(varies, see admissions)
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NTNU will provide you with the opportunity to developing inclusive, intuitive and efficient human-computer interaction through the Master program in Interaction Design. In a society where computers are pervasive, and digital interfaces and interactivity are everywhere, it is of increasing importance that we ensure positive user experiences and usability for all users in the contexts of use.

Our vision is to make a better world through better design.

The Master programme in Interaction Design teaches the students to put the users’ needs and requirements first in digital interactive environments and user interfaces. The program provides the students with knowledge and awareness of human factors and conditions in interaction and interface design. 

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When students leave with a completed master's degree they will be able to apply for positions such as project managers, usability experts, information and interaction designers and information architects.

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As a student at NTNU in Gjøvik you become part of a vibrant and active study environment. While studying it’s important that you thrive socially as well as academically. At Gjøvik, it’s easy to get to know people, even across study fields, and you get in close contact with lecturers and research communities.

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This Master programme extends over two academic years (4 semesters) and constitutes a course load of 120 ECTS credits. The programme offers a combination of compulsory and elective courses. In order to graduate from the programme a student must have completed all compulsory courses, as well as a sufficient number of elective courses to achieve the total 120 ECTS credits required to complete the programme.

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A Bachelor's degree or equivalent education of a minimum of three years duration, which includes 80 credits in media, design and/or IT subjects is required for this master programme.

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The student advisors are your contacts in all questions about the programme, i. e., compulsory and optional subjects, exams, deadlines, etc.

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