Theory and technology of communication
The Master’s Degree in Communication Theory and Technology belongs to the Class of Master's Degrees in Communication Theories - LM92, has a duration of two years and involves the acquisition of 120 university credits (CFU) for the achievement of the qualification.
There will be 12 examinations involving the acquisition of 92 CFUs.
The remaining credits will be acquired through other training activities such as internships and the final test. As a general guide, the number of examinations is 7 in the first year and 5 in the second year.
The study course is open access, subject to verification of the fulfillment of curricular requirements and an interview to assess the personal preparation.
The official language of the course is Italian.
List of lessons taught in English:
- Data Processing Multimedia
- Applied Social Cognition to Public Policies
- Consumer psychology
- Data semantics
- Digital Marketing
- Information Retrieval
- Ubiquitous, Pervasive, & Context-aware Computing
At the end of their studies, students will be awarded the title of Master's Degree in Theory and Communication Technology.
The title allows access to second level Master's degrees and PhD programs.
The Master Degree aims to provide a solid cultural and methodological background in the computer science, psychological, visual and linguistic disciplines in the field of communication, with a strong multidisciplinary connotation, which will allow graduates to enter a job market in which professional figures with skills related to communication as cognitive and social process mediated or supported by technology are required. The main professional outlets are in the fields of digital communication and
marketing, content creation and management, and the design of interactive digital systems.
The objectives of the course are to provide a high level of mastery of general scientific methods and contents and specific technical-professional knowledge that allow to play roles of high responsibility in the research, development and management of complex user-oriented communication systems and related technologies.
The teaching activity has an important project orientation: several courses have a laboratory approach, in which students of different training cooperate in working groups for the realization of projects with a strong multidisciplinary character.
The Master’s Degree is aimed at students with degrees in different disciplines as long as they have the bases in at least one of the three primary fields: psychology, computer science and design. Students will be able to build a personalized training path according to their specific interests and knowledge, but without imposing any rigid constraint on the degree of origin. The training offer includes courses in the fields of human sciences, law and economic-social sciences and computer science and technology.