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Ubiquitous Computing

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2015

About course

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.


Application and eligibility

Ubiquitous Computing, 7.5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2015 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


Lectures begin on week starting 26 October 2015


Lectures end on week starting 15 January 2016

Study location



English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Application code



The application period is closed.

Required Knowledge

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.


Academic merits 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).

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 16,875

Total fee

SEK 16,875
For more details, visit University Admissions

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