People-Oriented Computing

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Informatics has a profound impact on humans and society, significantly changing patterns of communication, information, and social interaction in both our private and working lives. Conversely, it is people who are behind the forward march of informatics and shape the informatics-based systems that change our world. Gone are the days when informatics was simply about solving problems using algorithms.

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In the Master's study program in People-Oriented Computing, you will broaden and deepen the knowledge you acquired during your Bachelor's study program, with the aim of enabling you to help shape information technology in a way that focuses on people and gain a better understanding of the interaction that takes place between people and computers.

You will also learn how to analyze non-standard problems yourself, how to use independent means of acquiring the knowledge you need to do this, and how to design and use appropriate systems and solutions.

Career prospects and further degree programs

With a Master's degree in People-Oriented Computing, 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.

Department of Informatics

People-Oriented Computing is available as:

Major program: 90 ECTS credits. 
Can be combined with the following minor programs:

Business and Economics

Informatics

Banking and Finance   Data Science
Business Administration   Informatics

Economics

   
Minor program: 30 ECTS credits.
Can be combined with the following major programs:
Business and Economics  
Banking and Finance    
Business Administration    
Economics    
Management and Economics    
Minor program for students from other faculties: 30 ECTS credits.
This minor study program can be combined with a major study program in accordance with the provisions set out in your program.