Program New Media Design

The New Media Design Master's track is a 1-year program (60 ECTS).

You can start once a year: at the end of August.

The program consists of:

  • 4 compulsory courses (24 ECTS)
  • 2 compulsory Research skills modules (6 ECTS per module)
  • 2 elective courses (12 ECTS)
  • Master's thesis (18 ECTS)

Compulsory courses

  • Human Media Interaction Theory - This course deals with the human factor in new media design and forms the theoretical basis for the program
  • Interactive Storytelling - Teaches the latest trends in persuasion through narrative techniques
  • User Experience Design - In this project based course, you learn to align design outcomes with your user’s needs
  • Creativity and Innovation - In this course you will not only learn to generate new ideas, but also to create value with them

Research skills modules

  • Rapid Prototyping - Learn the methods that enable you to evaluate the success of your design, and learn to critically assess and improve these methods
  • Usability and User Experience Evaluation - Gain experience in using state-of-the-art tools and technologies to measure usability and user experience

Elective courses

You can pick 2 (or more) courses out of the following elective courses that are shared with other tracks. This enables you to, for example, broaden your perspective toward Business Communication and Digital Media (BDM), Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence (CSAI) or Communication Design (CD).

    * You can enter this course only if you master the skills that are taught in RS Data Processing (period 1 and 3). Students who are interested can extend their skills in RS Data Processing Advanced (period 2 and 4).

    Master's thesis

    Your Master's thesis will be linked to a research project within an academic setting or within a business or organization.

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