The Bachelor's degree in People-Oriented Computing from University of Zurich is made up of an assessment level and an advanced level.
The assessment level covers the basics of informatics, business and economics, mathematics, and statistics, while the general compulsory program at the advanced level focuses on key topics in informatics as well as teaching the basics of scientific methods.
At the same time, students begin studying specific fields.
The People-Oriented Computing area of concentration requires them to complete compulsory modules, core elective modules, and elective modules in people-related subjects within informatics.
With a Bachelor's degree in People-Oriented Computing, you will be in demand as a specialist in companies across all industries, where you will develop user-friendly software as well as employee-oriented and customer-oriented applications.
You will also be called upon to help companies understand and shape interactions between humans and computer-based systems and analyze their economic and social implications.
Furthermore, there are additional career prospects in applications such as smart home technologies, digital aging solutions or online platforms for group interactions.
By completing a Bachelor's degree, you will also be qualified to undertake further study at Master's level.
- Courses include:
- Computer Graphics
- Database Systems
- Human-Computer Interaction
- Social Computing
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
The following conditions must be fulfilled for the holder of a non-Swiss upper secondary school-leaving certificate:
The sole educational objective of the upper secondary school was to prepare students to study at university level. In addition, the school-leaving certificate must represent the general higher education entrance qualification in its country of origin.
In terms of the educational content and duration of education, the school-leaving certificate must correspond to a Swiss maturity certificate (gymnasialer Maturitätsausweis).
Depending on the type of certificate, the University of Zurich may determine that the prospective student must have achieved a minimum overall grade.
International1312 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 656 EUR per semester during 36 months.
National1312 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 656 EUR per semester during 36 months.
- Tuition fee is 720 CHF
Living costs for Zürich
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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