M.Sc. On Campus

Cognitive Systems and Interactive Media

Pompeu Fabra University

12 months
5750 EUR/year
2906 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


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.


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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5750 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2906 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2906 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Barcelona

770 - 1360 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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.

Our partners

Cognitive Systems and Interactive Media
Pompeu Fabra University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!