For the concrete choices of courses on offer for the Modules in the graphic above, see the list below. For the Specialisation Module, students can pick an additional course out of the choices from all 4 modules within the areas 'HCI Fundamentals' and 'HCI Theory'. The Master theses can be supervised in collaboration with academic staff from other disciplines at the University.
The module description for the new Curriculum is still in progress. For the module description for Research Project I and II and the Master Theses Module please see the versions on the 'Curriculum (Old)' page. There you can also find course descriptions for most of the courses from the new curriculum.
Course choices for the Modules
- Usability Engineering + Testing (bi-annual)
- Physiological Computing (bi-annual)
- Advanced HCI: HCI Theory and Methods (bi-annual)
- Advanced HCI: Ubiquitous Computing (bi-annual)
- Virtual Reality
- Image Analysis
- Photogrammatic Computer Vision (can be brought in on request to the examination committee)
Design Theory = "Digital Cultures - An Introduction for the Design Professions" (lecture + practical) offered from the Faculty of Arts & Design by Prof. Jan Willmann
(students with pre-knowledge in design may also attend the course 'Design Theory II' offered in summer semester)
The 24 ECTS can be accumulated out of (allowed) courses of any size. Allowed Electives are:
- additional courses on offer from the Master in HCI as well as the Master in Computer Science For Digital Media that have not been utilized yet for other modules, including seminars
- courses from other study degrees at BUW, this includes courses and projects from product design, media arts/design, media studies, media management, civil engineering, as well as architecture and urbanistics
- language courses (English + German, up to 7 ECTS)
- in particular, it is possible to bring in one additional project with relation to HCI (from anywhere in the University)
- on special request, interdisciplinary courses e.g. from the University of Jena or Erfurt may be taken.