User EXperience Design, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    Free
    Tuition (Year)
    Free
    Tuition (Year)
  • English, French
    Language
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The User eXperience Design (UxD) specialization program is set at the crossroad of the design, the computer sciences, and the human sciences fields, to educate experts in human-centred interaction design. They will master complex interaction analysis methodologies and observation and the design process of innovating products and technological services.
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About

The User eXperience Design (UxD) specialization program is set at the crossroad of the design, the computer sciences, and the human sciences fields, to educate experts in human-centred interaction design. They will master complex interaction analysis methodologies and observation and the design process of innovating products and technological services.

Based on multidisciplinary pedagogical projects, this programme is open to students in the domains of design, computer sciences and human sciences who want to develop humancentred foreseen projects calling for technology. A specificity of the UxD program is to offer a fruitful field for the emergence of new ideas and to take the idea from the proof of its concept to a functional demonstrator.

After graduation the student will work as scientific and technical project manager in the domains of research & innovation, research & development, design activities in international industries and institutions, public organizations, computer services companies, start ups, consulting services or continue their studies toward a PhD in User eXperience Design.

Programme Structure

Programs are divided into course units. One course unit corresponds to the quantity of work required during one semester to achieve a given objective :

  • the acquisition of knowledge within a clearly defined domain
  • learning a method or language
  • the discovery of an aspect of professional life
  • the completion of a project or study in or outside the university
  • knowledge of the outside world.

In conformity with European regulations, each course unit corresponds to a number of credits, according to the number of teaching hours and hours of individual work required from each student.


Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in French
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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Academic Requirements

To be a candidate in 1st year

  • You have a Bachelor's degree or a recognized diploma of equivalent level in one bac+3 (equivalent to the validation of 180 credits ECTS - European Credits Transfer System) in any domain preparing for the specialities proposed in our establishment

To be a candidate in 2nd year

  • You have to be a holder of a master's degree or a recognized diploma of equivalent level in one bac+4 (equivalent to the validation of 240 credits ECTS), in any domain preparing for the specialities proposed in our establishment.

LANGUAGE LEVEL

For the candidates whose mother tongue is not French :

  • The lessons being taught in French language, a good level of French is recommended. You will have to bring the proof in passing the Test of Knowledge of the French language (TCF) which estimates your skills in French.

DELF or DALF are also accepted.

For ALL the candidates :

  • A level B1 in English is recommended. You will have to fill the questionnaire to be downloaded and to be necessarily joined to the application file.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • Free International
  • Free EU/EEA

Funding

Grants for international students

There are two types of grants for international students : housing grants and grants from student's home country.
  • Housing grants : provided by the French government according to student’s financial situations. It is managed by CAF (Caisse d’Allocations Familiales).
  • Grants from the student's country of origin : for more information, please contact the International Relations Office of your home university or the embassy.

Philéas accueil scolarship

Philéas Accueil is both a merit and need based scholarship, awarded by the Region of Picardie to provide financial support for talented international engineering students. Students will be assessed competitively on the basis of overall academic performance, research capacity and financial criteria.

Higher Education and housing grants

These grants are based on social criteria. Those who may apply are: French students, foreign students, or political refugees who have a valid political refugee card or whose parents have been living in France for more than 2 years.

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