Pre-Master HTI

As a hbo (Higher Professional Education) graduate, you cannot directly begin the Human-Technology Interaction Master’s course since your hbo program will have emphasized other aspects whereby you lack theoretical mathematics and psychology knowledge. To be admitted to the master’s program as a hbo graduate, you will need to follow a transition program: the Pre-Master's program.

This customized transition program (of maximum 40 ECTS) is intended to bring you to the scientific Bachelor level and mainly comprises compulsory subjects from the second and third years.

The Pre-Master's Program

The pre-Master’s program prepares for the Master’s program in Human Technology Interaction. Depending on the course you have followed you may be required to follow the pre-Master's program. Most of the courses, given during the pre-Master’s program, are obligatory courses from the Bachelor’s program Innovation Sciences.

These courses have the goal to expand your knowledge in the social sciences: you will learn how people behave, perceive and think. Therefore courses in psychology, cognitive sciences, perception, human factors, decision making and consumer behavior have to be followed. These courses will give students a profound scientific introduction that is needed to follow the advanced courses offered in the Master’s program.

In order to do research in the field of Human Technology Interaction you also need to acquire knowledge on research methodologies in the social sciences. Therefore, courses in statistics and research methodology have to be followed. Additionally, you will follow courses in calculus and ethics.

HTI pre-master course information


Course Code ECTS Course Description
2DL03 3 Basis Wiskunde
2DD20 3 Pre Master Statistiek
0AP03 6 Methods and models in behavioral research
0A211 6 Psychologie en Gebruiker
0A531 6 Human Perception and Performance
2DL04 3 Calculus
0LP52 3 Ethiek
0A641 6 Denken & Beslissen
0AP02 4 Onderzoeksproject

Admission and Course Information

If you want to know whether you will need or can follow the HTI pre-master, or want more information about the admission procedure and the contents of the adjusted programs, follow this link to the admission site of the TU/e.