The goal of the course is to give knowledge about existing theoretical and practical requirements for the development of interactive (ubiquitous computing) environments where physical and virtual objects cooperate and communicate visibly and invisibly in order to facilitate human activity. The student will acquire knowledge about main research themes and experimental practices in the field of ubiquitous computing as well as develop her/his skills in constructing ubiquitous computing applications.
Univ:To be addmited you must have 60 ECTS-credits in Computing Science or 2 years of completed studies, in both cases including Interaction Techniques, (5DV112) and Computer Networks, (5DV013) or equivalent.
Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A (IELTS (Academic) with a minimum overall score of 5.5 and no individual score below 5.0. TOEFL PBT (Paper-based Test) with a minimum total score of 530 and a minimum TWE score of 4. TOEFL iBT (Internet-based Test) with a minimum total score of 72 and a minimum score of 17 on the Writing Section).
Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.
Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.
Application and Tuition fees
Students who are citizens of countries outside the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.
Citizens of the EU/EEA and Switzerland are not required to pay application and tuition fees. However, you must provide proof of your citizenship (and fee-exempt status).