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BSc Computer Science

Virtual reality is the creation of immersive, simulated environments using computer systems. Advancements in technology has now put virtual reality in the hands of the consumer. This has created a demand for people who can develop this software and experiences in this medium. 

Virtual Reality involves the creation of immersive, simulated environments using computer systems. Recent technology advances have made it possible to create high fidelity, high immersion virtual realities which people can access with consumer hardware. Virtual Reality has many application areas, including entertainment, education and military.

By studying this degree you will: 

  • specialise in computer graphics, animation, immersive interaction design and virtual reality.
  • carry out a substantial project where you create a virtual reality system and/or experience. 

To gain a BSc in Computer Science (Virtual Reality), you complete modules to a value of 360 credits. 

This includes:  
8 compulsory modules at Level 4 
8 compulsory modules at Level 5 
6 elective modules from Level 6 

You must also complete a Final Project.