Master of Human Interface Technology

MHIT

  • Hit Lab NZ VR

Duration

18 months full-time

Entry times

February

Fees Estimate

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Pathways

Pathways include:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Duration

18 months full-time

Entry times

February

Fees Estimate

See tuition fees for details

Pathways

Pathways include:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Apply Now Got a Question? Check your eligibility

Download Brochure

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Overview

Note: The MHIT is currently not open to new enrolments in 2020.

Human Interface Technology aims to improve interactive technology to meet users’ needs. This technology is useful in a wide range of areas such as medicine, rehabilitation, education and training, entertainment, and business.

UC's Human Interface Technology Laboratory | Tangata Hangarau, Hangarau Tangata (HIT Lab NZ) encourages students to start by understanding how people think and work. By combining multidisciplinary viewpoints, user-centred design, and facilitating collaboration with external companies and teams, graduates can develop the skills needed to produce high-impact work globally.

The Master of Human Interface Technology (MHIT) offers students direct engagement with industry through projects and scholarships.

Graduates of the MHIT will have:

  • knowledge of interface design principles
  • the ability to describe and evaluate interface hardware and software
  • experience of working on projects and in teams
  • research and development skills.

Contact us

For full requirements see the Regulations for the Master of Human Interface Technology.

For study planning help contact Human Interface Technology Laboratory | Tangata Hangarau, Hangarau Tangata or the College of Engineering:

College of Engineering | Te Rāngai Pūkaha
University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

Phone +64 3 369 4222
Email collegeofengineering@canterbury.ac.nz