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.

Participating in the annual AR/VR Hackathon is an integral part of the Master's study programme in Virtual Reality and Smart Technologies at Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences.

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).

Application deadline:

May 1 (full degree - Non-EU/ EEA)

June 30 (full-degree - EU/ EEA/ Swiss Confederation)


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