Programme structure

The two-year Master’s in Interaction Technology comprises at least 120 credits and is taught entirely in English. The curriculum consists of the following elements and a minimum of 120 EC. 

The structure of the program consists of courses divided over six pillars, research topics, and a graduation project. During their first quarter students have to take Foundations of Interaction Technology and one course out of the Technology pillar.

The programme needs to fulfil the following requirements: 

  • Technology pillar: minimum 20 EC
  • Understanding humans and context pillar: minimum 10 EC
  • Research pillar: minimum 10 EC
  • Design pillar: minimum 5 EC
  • Impact, innovation and entrepreneurship pillar: minimum 5 EC
  • Storytelling pillar: minimum 10 EC
  • Foundations of Interaction Technology (5 EC)
  • 192199508 Research Topics (10 EC)
  • 192199978 Final Project (30 EC)
  • The total course programme adds up to at least 120 EC.

Course programme approval
A choice of courses becomes a course programme once it has been approved and signed by the programme mentor. The programme mentor has the authority to refuse his approval even if the choice of units is within the limitations of the requirements listed. In some cases the admissions board may issue a certificate of admission with additional requirements.

EIT Digital Master School: Human Computer Interaction and Design
Students whose admission to the I-Tech programme is derived from, or constitutes a part of, their admission to a special programme within the EIT Digital Master School (EIT HCID) may have a course programme which deviates from the requirements listed. The requirements and programmes for EIT students can be found under EIT Digital HCID programme.


All I-Tech courses are or will be assigned to one or two pillars according to the schedule below <click on the image for a larger overview in PDF>. When courses are assigned to two pillars, which is the maximum, the EC’s are distributed equally over the pillars (2.5 EC each).

I-Tech course / pillar overview, click to open a larger PDF