Human-Technology Interaction, M.Sc.

Human-Technology Interaction, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #104 (QS) ,
The Master's Program in Human-Technology Interaction at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is a two-year program. It focuses on problems arising from rapidly changing technology domains and how these are experienced by users. 


Technological development offers new possibilities to make people's daily lives more healthy, safe, understandable, independent, fun and comfortable. New technologies provide us, for instance, with energy-friendly and sustainable solutions to improve the environment in which we live as well as tools for elderly people to live longer on their own. 

In the first year of the Master's Program in Human-Technology Interaction at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), you will follow advanced human behavior courses and specialize in a technical domain, applying this knowledge to projects offered in the first year of the Master's Program.

Part of your second year of the Master's Program will be followed abroad. After this international component, you will conduct a research project (preparing for your final thesis). Finally, in the last half year, you will write your Master’s thesis. 

Career opportunities

As a graduate of the Master's program in Human-Technology Interaction, you will be able to assess the feasibility of new technological developments in relation to human constraints, preferences and capabilities. This knowledge will enable you to play an important role in the design of new technologies. You will put the user in a central position!

After the Master's program you will be able to work in research, development or consultancy. Human Technology Interaction specialists are working at academic, governmental and private organizations. These include organizations concerned with telecommunication, sustainable energy, consumer electronics, the printing industry, the aviation and automotive industries or financial companies. Graduates are working for instates and companies like Philips, DAF, Océ, TNO, KPN and International Research Institutes and Universities.


This program is legally recognized and accredited by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO).

Programme Structure

The First Year

  • The first year of the Master's program consists of courses in the behavioral and technological domain. You will integrate technological and behavioral knowledge during the design tracks.

The Second Year

  • International track 

In preparation of the final project, you will extend your knowledge in an international study program. Together with your supervisor, you are expected to plan courses to be followed at a university abroad. The courses are in line with the chosen technological field.

  • Master’s thesis

The Master’s thesis is a project that will be conducted by the individual student. During this project you will prove that you are capable of conducting and reporting scientific research in the area of Human-Technology Interaction. 

For more information, please visit the program website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: September entry - Deadline for students applying for the ALSP/HS scholarship: February 1.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade C):


    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

To apply for a TU/e Master's program, you need a Bachelor’s degree based on a program of sufficient academic level and quality. 

You have direct admission to the TU/e Human-Technology Interaction Master's program if you have completed a Bachelor’s in Psychology & Technology at Eindhoven University of Technology.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    2006 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2006 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Eindhoven

  • 850 - 1350 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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