At the very center of Girona’s shopping district is placed the UdG Foundation for Innovation while the Science and Technology Park occupied near by a newly developed area. The Park promotes R+D by providing, directly or indirectly, services which enable company research and innovation activity.
Master in Creativity, Design & Technology
School: ERAM Cross Media College Method: At the institution Location: Gerona (Spain) Type: Master Course fee
In this Master’s studies degree program ERAM College guides students to the thought of innovative projects closely linked with companies, institutions and research centers. With interdisciplinary projects students will acquire cross-sectional abilities between four modules: Interaction & Technology, Strategic Creativity, Design and Business. The master is taught in English. Students will develop the ability to use interactive technologies focused to improve quality of life, explore and experiment new paths where technology meets creativity, design interactive experiences in physical and digital environments from a creative, practical and innovative approach. We seek to train a professional who will be able to work in teams and with cross-sectional vision between disciplines.
The Master wills open doors to those who seek to work at technology and investigation centers, department of R+D for small and medium enterprises and big companies. Furthermore companies of technological substrate and interactive communication, digital entertainment and innovation, companies that work with technological solutions for either products or services. Students are trained to critically evaluate, propose and develop creative and profitable strategies to revenue models and concepts for service business. They will be able to understand service value, create a vision, develop it, put it into action and successfully commercialize it. Meanwhile. the university invests money and space to promote business initiative.
Interaction & Technology 8 ECTS Human Computer Interaction Strategic Innovation and technology development Interaction, mobility & usability Emerging Media Digital Media Technology Media labs Material innovation
Strategic Creativity 8 ECTS New media Art Digital entertainment Cognitive psychology Creative visual communication Creativity workshops.
Design 8 ECTS Design interaction tools Interface design Data Visualization Wayfinding. Design management Digital typography
Communication & Project management 8 ECTS New business and new business models Social and Marketing trends Marketing & Communication Personal Branding Project Management
Final project The Final Project during the second semester is always done directly with a real company or enterprise. The student has to put in practice all the previous knowledge while organizing his/ her own schedule, with the aim to gain efficiency and show project management command. Professors, consultants and technicians will be available, according to each projects’ needs. All the meetings will be decided with the tutor and appointed professor.
Master requirements for admission are: - On-line application form, download from our website. - Certified copy of the University Diploma, BA degree or the studies certification and the Academic transcript. (B.A. in the field of Multimedia, Audio-visual communication, Industrial Engineering, Data Management & Visualization or design, is recommended) - On-line/PDF Portfolio. - A competent English working knowledge. - Purpose or Motivation letter + Recommendation letter - Copy of the passport + 2 photographs
The master program is aimed at those who are interested in technologic innovation, interactive communication, digital entertainment, design and creativity, multimedia, cross-media studies, computer visualization, robotics and industrial engineering.
English Language Requirements: The following test specifies the English language competence for academic studying required: - B-2.1 or IELTS: Minimum 6.0 or - TOEFL: (paper based)-minimum 550 or - TOEFL: (computer based)-minimum 213 or - TOEFL: (internet based)-minimum 80 or - GCE: C or GCSE: C or FCE: A or CPE: C or CAE: C or SAT: 510 or ACT: 21 or APIEL: 3 or EAP: C or GMAT: 600 or ELPtT: 956 or GPA: 3 or IB English Language: 5. If the applicant has reached a good English level, but has not met these certifications, ERAM College may conduct an English exam to evaluate the applicant’s performance.
Scholarships Every year ERAM offers one for full tuition fee to a contest winner and one for half tuition fee. Applications are treaded on a case by case basis.
Accommodation The school is located in Salt, an area where finding a reasonable priced accommodation is quite easy. ERAM College supports students in during this procedure.