University of Gothenburg, Department of applied IT

Introduction

The Department of Applied Information Technologyoffers education and counducts research within the areas of information technology, interaction design, informatics, learning, cognitive science and communication. Both research and education is carried out in close cooperation with industry and public sector.

The department is located at Campus Lindholmen and is part of both the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology.

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Programs

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Master

Master in Interaction Design and Technologies

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Gothenburg

Interaction design is the practice of designing interactive digital products, environments, systems and services. [+]

Master in Interaction Design and Technologies

Interaction design is the practice of designing interactive digital products, environments, systems and services. It focuses on behaviour – how users act and how products respond to user behaviour.

 

As such, it is a necessary discipline in any design project aiming to create something complex and computer-augmented that is to be used by humans: computer software, games, interactive products such as smart phones or MP3-players, “intelligent” homes, cars, clothes and so on.

 

Given the increased focus on interaction design in general, and on social media, entertainment and new physical products in particular, the programme aims to provide interaction designers with the knowledge and skills needed to meet the ever-shifting demands of this emerging job market segment.... [-]


MSc

Master of Science in Communication

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Gothenburg

In this programme you will study all aspects of communication and acquire an advanced understanding of communication issues in various contexts and advanced knowledge... [+]

Master in Communication, 120 credits

 

Communication is essential to human beings. Human life and social organization depends on it. In this programme you will study all aspects of communication and acquire an advanced understanding of communication issues in various contexts and advanced knowledge about theories and methods useful in studies of communication in its context.

How do factors such as purpose, roles, medium, instrument and environment affect communication? You will study communication in classical and modern organizational theories which will increase your understanding of how different activities influence communication within an organization.

You will also study the role of communication within different professional fields and the various professional demands on written and oral communication as well as the use of pictures in communication in business life, mass media, education etc. You will learn about the communicative practice of leaders and the characteristics of successful organizing and get an enhanced comprehension of the relationship between leadership and communication with a special emphasis on the politics of everyday life in organizations.... [-]


Contact
Post address
Department of Applied Information Technology,
Chalmers University of Technology | University of Gothenburg

Gothenburg, SE-412 96 SE
Location address
Department of Applied IT
Forskningsgången 6

Gothenburg, SE-417 56 SE