The PHD degree and Master in Design, in the research line of Ergonomics and Usability and Human-Computer Interaction in the area of concentration Design and Society are offered by the Graduate Program in Design at PUC-Rio (PPGDesign PUC-Rio).
The PPGDesign Master’s course at PUC-Rio, was initiated in 1994, and a Ph.D. in 2003, in Design, both pioneers in Brazil. Recognized by CAPES, the Post Graduate Program in Design belongs to Social Sciences area and currently the course of Masters and PhD is to grade 4.
The selection process is annual, and set in its own announcement. Information about the program can be obtained on the page of the Department of Arts & Design in the Post Graduate link.