Students learn how to make the digital life more sustainable and accessible, aiming to enhance the digital systems surrounding us as well as the ways of using, regulating, and designing them. Students understand the role of digital media and communication technology in today’s and future society and recognizes its ethical and societal risks.
Students learn theories and practices to work on usability and user experience of interactive products and services. The studies offer skills to design, prototype, implement and evaluate interactive systems according to human-centered design principles and processes. Graduates also have basic research skills in the area.
The programme includes media forms and technologies that are at such an early phase that media professionals are still exploring and experimenting with them. Based on their previous work experience and personal interests, students select at least one focus area in which to develop their skills. Students also approach sustainability and societal challenges related to emerging media.