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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
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1 Advanced courses in M.Sc. programme in Interactive Technology, 80 ECTS

Learning outcomes

Advanced courses in Interactive Technology aim at giving the student versatile skills and a human-centered attitude. The student should get deep knowledge in some field or topics within Interactive Technology, and basic skills in carrying out and reporting research in the field.


The advanced studies should be discussed beforehand with the professor. Advanced studies consist of three parts:

1.1 Compulsory advanced courses 30 ECTS in Interactive Technology. Courses are to be selected from the following core courses in Interactive Technology:
• VTEKS101 Groupware, 3-6 ECTS (available in English)
• VTEKS111 Human Information-Processing and Interactive Technology, 5 ECTS (available in English)
• VTEKS115 Introduction to Information Visualization, 3 ECTS (available in English)
• VTEKS112 Information Visualization Project Work, 5 ECTS (available in English)
• VTEKS117 Introduction to experimental research in Interactive Technology, 6 ECTS (available in English)
• VTEKS105 New Interaction Techniques, 5 ECTS (available in English)
• VTEKS106 Research Project in Human-Computer Interaction, 2-8 ECTS (available in English)
• VTEKS108 Selected Topics in Human-Computer Interaction, 2-6 ECTS (available in English)
• VTEKS301 Design and Development of Speech Interfaces , 8 ECTS (available in English)
• VTEKS104 Emotions and Sociality in Interactive Technology, 6 ECTS (available in English)
• VTEKS114 Implementation of New Interaction Techniques, 10 ECTS (available in English)
• VTEKS213 Haptic User Interfaces, 5-8 ECTS (available in English)
• VTEKS116 Book exam in Interactive Technology, 4-12 ECTS (available in English)
• VTEKS402 Thesis seminar in Interactive technology, 4 ECTS
• VTEKS400 Seminar (with suitable topic)
• VTEKS127 Laboratory Measurement of Human Behaviour, 6 ECTS
• VTEKS118 Current research trends in Human-Computer Interaction, 3-5 ECTS (available in English)
• VTEKS122 Cross-cultural design (TUT/IHTE), 3 ECTS
• VTEKS119 Seminar in Human-Computer Interaction (TUT/IHTE), 2–4 ECTS
• VTEKS121 Käyttäjäkokemuksen arviointi ja suunnittelu (TTY/IHTE), 4 ECTS
• VTEKS120 User-Centered Product Development (TUT/IHTE), 5 ECTS

1.2 Optional advanced courses in Interactive Technology 10 ECTS.
These courses can be selected from the previous list 1.1 and from the advanced courses of Interactive Technology and of other master’s degree programmes which support Interactive Technology.

1.3 Master’s Thesis 40 ECTS with a topic related to a field of this M.Sc. programme


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1 Advanced courses in M.Sc. programme in Interactive Technology

School of Information Sciences