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.
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.
Language: English, Latvian
Duration: 1.5 years (3 semesters) full time
Degree title: PROFESSIONAL MASTER’S DEGREE IN VIRTUAL REALITY AND SMART TECHNOLOGIES
EQF: Level 7
Exchange opportunities: Available through Erasmus+ and Nordplus.
Module "VR/AR project planning and implementation"
VR/AR innovations and actuality in various industries
VR/AR hardware and physical structure, elements of IoT
Interractivity, scenarios composition and serious games
Module "VR/AR authoring"
Mobile technology solutions
Programming advanced 3D graphics
3D modelling approaches and scripting
Developement of advanced 3D interractive environments
Module "User experience design and implemetation"
UX strategy framework
Human factors and human-computer interaction
Motion graphics and environmental effects
Module "Recognition services and intellectual environments"
Geometry processing and visualization
Augmented reality and computer vision algorythms
Introduction in machine - learning and neural networks
Module "VR/AR project sustainability and transformation"
Innovations and project managment
Research methodologies and scientific publications
Hackathon and teamwork
Simulation modelling and data 3D visualization
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).
- Bachelor's degree in Information Technologies or Computer Science
- Evidence of English language competence (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS).
December 1 (full degree - Non-EU/ EEA)
December 1(full-degree - EU/ EEA/ Swiss Confederation)
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