A New Flexible Master's Program For a Working Professional in Tallinn Tehnopol
International IT Product and Business Development
Design and Development of Virtual Environments
A two-year Master’s Program of Tartu University located in
Tallinn Tehnopol, Estonia
The international Master`s program in Design and Development of Virtual Environments, taught in English, aims to provide students with advanced skills of Product Development and
Business Development to create innovative digital products and services.
Read about us in Estonian Investment and Trade Agency magazine “Life in Estonia”
(Spring 2013 edition, page 44)
Our program is characterized by
⋆ Emphasis on Entrepreneurship
⋆ Inter-disciplinary approach
⋆ Practical real-life projects
⋆ International lecturers
⋆ Close contacts with the ICT industry
⋆ Guest lecturers from the industry
⋆ Agile and Lean Start-up methodologies
⋆ Emphasis on teamwork
Focal points of the Curriculum
⋆ To implement profitable business models all companies and start-ups need employees and managers who can see the “big picture”. To make valid strategic decisions those people need high quality skills in three key fields: Design, ICT and Business and their application in a range of practical projects.
Entrepreneurship in practice
The program emphasises teaching and practicing entrepreneurship by employing Agile and Lean Start-up methodologies. Hands-on teamwork activities are supported by theoretical studies of culture, social sciences, business and software product development.
During the two-year Master’s Program a series of development projects will be completed. Several projects are commissioned by real companies and by public sector. Special attention is paid to design, usability and user experience. The best practices of the software industry are closely followed.
The Design and Development of Virtual Environments brings together specialists from very different fields of expertise – programmers, engineers, designers, researchers and business people, to learn and also work in teams in practical projects.
The University of Tartu, founded in 1632, is listed among World’s 400 top universities according to the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings of 2011.