MASTER’S IN VIRTUAL REALITY AND SMART TECHNOLOGIES

OVERVIEW

The study programme provides extensive knowledge about Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (VR/AR) technologies, their usage and role in innovation.

A vital part of the programme is the opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience whilst working on live projects alongside various tech businesses, start-ups and industry professionals to solve current problems and create new solutions.

CAREER

Graduates can use the skills gained through studies to plan, implement and manage VR/AR projects as well as apply their knowledge to innovating new products/solutions and ensuring the advancement of VR/AR through scientific research.

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FAST FACTS

Language: English, Latvian
Duration: 1.5 years (3 semesters) full time
ECTS: 90
Degree title:    PROFESSIONAL MASTER’S DEGREE IN VIRTUAL REALITY AND SMART TECHNOLOGIES
EQF: Level 7
Exchange opportunities:  Available through Erasmus+ and Nordplus.

ECTS GUIDE

 

Course title

ECTS

Module "VR/AR project planning and implementation"

 

VR/AR innovations and actuality in various industries

3

VR/AR hardware and physical structure, elements of IoT

3

Interractivity, scenarios composition and serious games

3

Module "VR/AR authoring"

 

Mobile technology solutions

3

Programming advanced 3D graphics

3

3D modelling approaches and scripting

3

Developement of advanced 3D interractive environments

3

Module "User experience design and implemetation"

 

UX strategy framework

3

Human factors and human-computer interaction

3

Motion graphics and environmental effects

3

Module "Recognition services and intellectual environments"

 

Geometry processing and visualization

3

Augmented reality and computer vision algorythms

3

Introduction in machine - learning and neural networks

3

Module "VR/AR project sustainability and transformation"

 

Innovations and project managment

3

Research methodologies and scientific publications

3

Hackathon and teamwork

3

Simulation modelling and data 3D visualization

3

Internship

9

Master's thesis

30

TOTAL:

90

APPLICATION FEES

Tuition fees: EU, EEA, Swiss Confederation - 1924 EUR per academic year (full-programme 2886 EUR). Non-EU, Non-EEA 3282 EUR per academic year (full-programme 4923 EUR).

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technologies or Computer Science
  • Evidence of English language competence (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS).


For further information, get in touch with International Office at international@va.lv.