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Cognitive Systems and Interactive Media, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #285 (QS) ,
The mission of the Master in Cognitive Systems and Interactive Media at Pompeu Fabra University is to train the researchers and professionals who will investigate, develop and design the interactive cognitive systems and media of tomorrow.

About

The results may be physical devices, such as robots, or logical ones, such as sophisticated software that provides new experiences and/or virtual environments.

The Master in Cognitive Systems and Interactive Media at Pompeu Fabra University draws on three main fields of knowledge:

  • interactive technology
  • cognitive sciences
  • interactive media.

To achieve its objective, the programme takes an interdisciplinary approach that is critical to providing students with an in-depth knowledge of the design, construction, development, deployment and analysis of interactive cognitive systems and media, along with the necessary skills to successfully carry out all of these stages. The CSIM programme's goal is to produce integrators of such interactive cognitive devices and programmes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Cognitive Science & Psychology: Mind, Brain and Behaviour
  • Research Methodologies in Humanities and Science
  • Interaction Models
  • Systems Design, Integration and Control
  • Adaptive Behaviour
  • Advanced Concepts and Methods in Cognitive Systems
  • Advanced Interface Design
  • Cognitive Systems: theory and models
  • Education, Games and Entertainment
  • Real Time Interaction
  • Sound Communication
  • Audio and Music Processing
  • Autonomous Systems
  • Machine Learning
  • Mobile Robotics
  • Natural Language Interaction

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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General Requirements

  • Official undergraduate degree/diploma (or a bachelor's degree, a degree in engineering or architecture, diplomas, technical engineering and technical architecture diplomas, or, for foreign qualifications, the equivalent qualification awarded by an accredited higher education institution).
  • Academic transcript of the accredited official training with the average grade at the university of origin. Degrees in any academic field of study will be accepted.
  • Curriculum Vitae in English.
  • A letter of motivation in English, stating the candidate's interest in following the master's programme (600 to 800 words).
  • At least one letter of recommendation in English (academic).
  • Proof of English language (level B2.1)
  • Identity Card or Passport.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5750 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3302 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3302 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Barcelona

  • 770 - 1360 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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