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Human Interface Technology, Master

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #227 (QS) ,
Human Interface Technology aims to improve interactive technology to meet users’ needs. It is useful in a wide range of areas such as medicine, rehabilitation, education and training, entertainment and business.

About

UC's Human Interface Technology Laboratory | Tangata Hangarau, Hangarau Tangata (HIT Lab NZ) encourages students to start by understanding how people think and work. By combining multidisciplinary viewpoints, user-centred design, and facilitating collaboration with external companies and teams, graduates can develop the skills needed to produce high-impact work globally.

Programme Structure

The courses include:

- Human Interface Technology - Design and Evaluation

- Human Interface Technology - Prototyping and projects

- Thesis in Human Interface Technology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits

    Candidates must have qualified for a bachelor's degree and satisfied the prerequisites for the subject concerned. Prerequisites vary between departments, but normally good grades in 300-level courses in the subject concerned are required.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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General Requirements

Normally the minimum requirement is a three-year bachelor’s degree from an Aotearoa New Zealand university, or a qualification or combination of qualifications considered to be equivalent. If you gained your qualifications overseas, these will need to be assessed to make sure they are of an equivalent standard.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42000 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    8380 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8380 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

All fees are set and invoiced in New Zealand Dollars.

Estimated Yearly Tuition Fee

Domestic fees: $7,100 - $36,150

International fees: $27,100 - $51,800

Living costs for Christchurch

  • 1300 - 2000 NZD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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Student loans and allowances

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