Human Computer Interaction, M.Sc. | Utrecht University | Utrecht, Netherlands
24 months
21736 EUR/year
2314 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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If you’re interested in questions like these, then the  Human Computer Interaction at Utrecht University might be it for you!

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Computing is everywhere nowadays: from mobile phone apps and personal trackers to robots. All these devices must be adapted to individual users. This selective research Master’s programme combines the perspectives of Information and Computing Sciences and Psychology to do just that.

The programme gives a solid methodological and technological basis, with strong links to research. Your research will centre around the question: How can we best utilize technology in real-world settings? To find the answer, you will not only consider the effectivity and efficiency of systems; but, also AI and user experiences. 

Career Prospects

As a graduate of  Human Computer Interaction at Utrecht University , you will be ready to integrate human, computational, and technical skills in real-life contexts and will have no problem finding a suitable job, such as:

  • ICT project manager
  • HCI consultant
  • Information analyst
  • Multimedia designer
  • UX professional
  • Internet of Things designer
  • PhD position


Accredited by the NVAO.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Cognitive and Social Psychology for HCI 
  • Advanced HCI Qualitative Research Methods 
  • Interaction Technology Innovation 
  • Advanced HCI Quantitative Research Methods 
  • Adaptive Interactive Systems
  • Natural Language Generation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

Bachelor’s programmes that likely meet the requirements are:

  • Information Science;
  • Artificial Intelligence;
  • Mathematics and Physics;
  • Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Information Technology;
  • Engineering disciplines;
  • Psychology;
  • Biomedical Sciences.

general Information Science solid knowledge and skills, including:
  • information system design, including analysis, data and process modeling, and evaluation & development methods;
  • programming; and
  • research methods and statistics.

Tuition Fee

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    21736 EUR/year
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  • EU/EEA

    2314 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 2314 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Utrecht

900 - 1450 EUR /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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