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About

Master's degree programs in People-Oriented Computing from University of Zurich provide students with an advanced academic education and allow them to shape their own profiles. The Master's degree qualifies graduates for demanding activities, such as starting a professional career or, for suitable candidates, continuing their academic career in a Doctoral program. 

Overview

Students on the program:

  • Master’s programs provide an advanced academic education and allow students to complete independent academic and project-based work. 
  • At the heart of the major study program in People-Oriented Computing are elective modules in the area of informatics plus a Master's project. 
  • Rounding off the program are elective modules drawn from all the areas taught by the Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics, designed to give you a deeper level of knowledge. 
  • With a Master's degree in People-Oriented Computing from University of Zurich, you will be in demand as a specialist in companies across all industries, where you will develop sophisticated, user-friendly software.
  • Furthermore, the in-depth knowledge gained during the Master's study program will enable you to take on demanding tasks in roles such as project manager, interaction architect, analyst or consultant in any field involving the people-oriented design of information technologies and their effects on business and society. 
  • Moreover, graduates with the right aptitude have the opportunity to complete a doctorate, an outstanding foundation for an academic career. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mobile Communication Systems 
  • Advanced Software Engineering 
  • Applied Analytical Data Science 
  • Big Data: Technology and Law
  • Big-Data Analytics
  • Blockchains and Overlay Networks

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s diploma or a degree that is at least equivalent from a state-accredited university.
  • Credits for any transferred coursework must also have been acquired at a state-accredited university.
  • The degree program must last at least three years (of regular full-time study: 180 ECTS credits or equivalent workload).
  • The diploma must be state-accredited (no equivalency certificates or university-internal confirmations of the successful completion of interim sections).
  • The diploma must grant entitlement to undertake a consecutive Master’s program at a state-accredited university in the relevant country.
  • You must fulfill the requirements of the Master’s study program in question; in other words, you must have the knowledge and skills required for the Master’s study program. 
  • These requirements are set on the basis of the quality, content and scope of, and the level of skills imparted in, one or more Bachelor’s degree programs at the University of Zurich.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1474 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 737 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    1474 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 737 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • Tuition fee is 720 CHF.

Living costs for Zürich

1920 - 2572 CHF /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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