Mensch-Computer-Systeme B.Sc.
Human-Computer Interaction M.Sc.

Prospective Students


Master of Science Human-Computer-Interaction
Regular study time
4 semesters, 120 credit points
Start of studies
Every winter or summer semester
German, individual courses in English
Aptitude test, see application and admission
Costs per semester
Approx. € 104 Semester fee (including public transport)
Every year from mid-May to July 15 (until 24:00) online.


HCI Studienverlaufsplan

Subjects of study

The Master “Human-Computer-Interaction” forms professionals who tailor these systems to the needs of the users so that they can be efficiently, effectively and satisfactorily serviced. In the first semesters, the students learn the basics of ergonomics, programming, and statistical data evaluation; In the higher semesters, they increasingly choose their own focus from a variety of offers from the core areas of computer science and psychology.

After successfully completing their studies, the students have the following competencies:

General competencies

  • Critical reflection and classification of scientific knowledge
  • Written and oral presentation of acquired knowledge
  • Carry out own scientific and applied projects
  • Write scientific texts according to professional standards
  • Project management and teamwork
  • Ethics and professional self-understanding
  • Deepened methodological skills

Analytical approach and abstraction ability

  • Algorithmic thinking and constructing
  • Understanding and structuring of complex contexts
  • Embedding interactive products into organizational and social contexts
  • Advanced knowledge in statistics and experimental planning
  • Content competencies

Programming and programming techniques

  • Software design and software analysis
  • Interface design of interactive systems
  • Advanced interaction techniques and paradigms
  • Advanced statistical methods
  • Deepening in Usability Management, Human Factors and User Experience Design
  • Technical foundations of informatic systems
  • Establish interdisciplinary references to other fields of application