Master in User Experience Design

Create the space where humans and technology come together. Drive experience design and innovation thanks to a deep understanding of human behaviour, technology and digital solutions needs.


UX Business, Human factors, User centered tech, Content strategy, UI Design & Prototyping, Testing and assessment, UX Leadership, Interface Development, Entrepreneurship, Innovation.

  • FULL-TIME
  • BARCELONA
  • 9 MONTHS
  • ENGLISH
  • PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • 17.000€

Overview

The new economy is digital. Every single day new business models, services and digital solutions appears in our lives with a common need, to understand and improve how users interact with them.

UX creates empathy between people and technology putting users first. Only a deep understanding of human behavior permits to optimize usability thanks to experience design and innovation.

With the Master in User Experience Design you will develop the most demanded UX skills while you discover in first person the innovative vision of user-centered technology design.

What will I learn?

The Master in User Experience Design will help you to become a professional able to design digital solutions centered on user needs.

You will learn to identify how users interact with technology with a learning by doing methodology that is focus on the analysis, design, prototyping and evaluation of multi-platform user interfaces. All of them are skills that will permit you deliver great user experience.

During the program you will also be introduced to web and mobile development languages that will permit you to understand the most important links between technology and UX projects while programming usable interfaces.

Program details

  • Full-Time Program
  • Barcelona
  • 9 Months
  • English
  • Awarded by BTS and the University of Barcelona
  • Starts October 2018
  • Professional Experience
  • 60 ECTs
  • 17.000€

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Contents

Project-based learning

UX Driven Business

Students will discover and understand how the digital transformation is making changes in the User Experience.

Foundations in human factors

During this subject the students will learn what are the skills that the human beings use to perceive the world that surrounds them and that defines their experiences.

User centered technology

This subject focuses in the importance of understanding the user as the center of a digital product.

Content strategy

The content strategy is a key point to guarantee a high quality experience for the user. In this subject the student will learn to define and structure the contents of a digital solution.

UI Design & Prototyping

At the end of this module, the students will be able to design the most appropiate digital interfaces in order to optimize the User Experience. Students will also learn how to prototype.

Testing and assessment

Students will learn the importance of correctly defining the objectives of the testing. They will decide what they need to mesure according to the results they want to obtain and they will stablish metrics to obtain the most acurated data.

UX Leadership & Management

The student will learn the different management models used in UX. At the end of the module they will be able to manage any department involved in a UX project, from the developers to the business teams.

Entrepreneurship

Students will learn to shape opportunities, provide the leadership and build the team to create economic and social value. They will create and develop business models for start-ups based on customer development and continuous validation, managing financial metrics and dealing with investors.

Interface Development

The students will understand what are the most appropiated infrastructures and development tools for UX projects. They will be able to develop basic interfaces.

Innovation & Creative Technology

Students will experience the process of discovery, interpretation and ideation. They will learn techniques to identify opportunities and understand customer needs. They will integrate the process of conceptualization and creative design that will help them design innovative digital solutions.

Project

The students will work during the program on the final project.

Methodology

ACADEMIC BOARD

High qualified instructors and well known professionals

PROJECT MENTORS

Real & experienced professionals will mentor your digital projects

UNIVERSITY

Ensures academic accreditation, quality and certification

DIGITAL COMPANIES

Visit and learn from the tech leaders

ENTREPRENEURS

Inspire your own projects and new disruptive digital business

DIGITAL LABS R+D+I

Digital Labs & innovation projects exposure

CAREER MENTORS

Get professional orientation for your digital career

Participants

Student diversity groups at BTS reflects the industry need of talent

International diversity

Be among the best international talent coming from all over the world.

Digital projects, due to its escalability, become global projects that impact all kind of regions and cultures. International Teams are now crucial to ensure we are covering the multicutural user needs.

Gender diversity

BTS is over the average of digital industry in gender diversity.

We understand the importance of having a balanced ratio of woman in tech and that’s why 45% of BTS students are part of this gender.

Background diversity

We welcome students with tech and with business background.

Digital transformation is changing entire sectors that need talent ready to lead new digital projects.

To understand and detect opportunities in this new economy, you have to develop tech skills but also generate business links that permit you to build innovative projects.

Professional Experiences
Tech industry is exploding and the key digital companies need your talent. Barcelona Technology School connects your career with the digital industry while brings you the most demanded digital knowledge & skills.
Internships & Jobs Opportunities
Thanks to our agreements with the digital industry, you will have the chance to live a professional experience in some of the top technological companies that have a partnership with the Barcelona Technology School ecosystem.
Strategic Advisory Board

Industry leaders, with experience in global digital brands, help
to develop talent ready to shape a better digital future.

Sudha Jamthe

Silicon Valley

Marko Gargenta

San Francisco

Ricardo Baeza

Silicon Valley

Aleix Valls

Barcelona

C. Mastrodonato

London

Angel Garcia

Barcelona
Academic Board

A Team of international experts. BTS most important value.

Program Fees

The program includes
  • Awarded since 2015 by the University of Barcelona. Ranked first university in Spain.
  • 24h support: We remain at your disposal 24 hours a day.
  • High quality instruction & low rate attendees per teacher.
  • International insurance: Travel and medical insurance covers any incidence during the master.
  • Professional experience through internships & job opportunities.
  • Beach & sports club. Free access of 24.000 m2 of social and sports installation located on the beachfront of Barcelona.
PROGRAM FEES
17.000 €

How to Apply

If you are passionate about building digital products and you would like to access job opportunities, develop the best digital skills and have a master experience in Barcelona… we just need from you:

1. Application Form. Fill the application form here.

2. Motivation letter. You must send to the admissions office the application form, your CV as well as a motivation letter explaining how you think the digital industry will be in the next five years and how you could contribute to the digital transformation.

3. Assessment. Our admission officers, as well as the director of the program, will analyze your candidature and if you meet the profile of Barcelona Technology School, we will call you to have a chat.

 

 

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The digital ecosystem has become the new status quo, it is changing entire industries and business, relationships and any other aspect of our lives.

Our purpose is to help you to generate a digital impact able to make a better world made of human technology.

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