autumn 2024
DTE-3605 Virtual Reality, Graphics and Animation - Project - 5 ECTS

Type of course

Reserved for students at the Master's Degree Programme in Computer Science.

Admission requirements

A relevant undergraduate Bachelor degree in Engineering program in computer science or equivalent.

In addition, the following requirements must be met:

- minimum 25 credits in mathematics (equivalent to Mathematical Methods 1, 2 og 3), 5 credits in statistics and 7,5 ects i physics on a higher level is required.

Courses at the Master degree program in Computer Science.

Recommended: Knowledge of graphics and C++

Obligatory prerequisites

STE6238 Geometric Modelling, STE6249-001 Virtual Reality, Graphics and Animation - theoryor DTE-3609 Virtual Reality, Graphics and Animation - theory, END-3607 Geometric Modelling

Course overlap

If you pass the examination in this course, you will get an reduction in credits (as stated below), if you previously have passed the following courses:

STE6249-002 Virtual Reality, Graphics and Animation - Project 5 ects

Course content

This course focuses on advanced techniques in graphics, virtual reality and animation.

Topics included:

  • Computer Graphics Pipeline
  • Transformation of objects including camera
  • Advanced Shader programming for objects, environments and effects.

The course is project based and the students are expected to focus on software development methods.

Objectives of the course

On completion of the course the successful student is expected to have the following:


  • The candidate will have thorough knowledge of the different theories and methodologies of software development and especially computer programming. Advanced object-oriented programming, based on knowledge of mathematics and technology applicable to both general-purpose programming and especially to technical applications on different platforms.
  • The candidate will have special knowledge in the field of simulations/computations and programming, and computer graphics.


  • The candidate will work independently with problems, by analyzing the problem and make plans for solving them.
  • The candidate will be able independently to make big and/or complex computer programs running on different platforms.
  • The candidate can find, analyze and deal critically with various sources of information and use them in development and in argumentation.

General competence

  • The candidate can communicate about academic issues, analysis and conclusions in the field of computer science by using the relevant terminology to communicate with specialists and also with the general public.
  • The candidate can contribute to new thinking and innovation processes in cooperation with experts from other fields.

Language of instruction and examination


Teaching methods

The teaching is held using a variation of flipped classroom, where videos, lectures, group discussions and smaller seminars are included.

All the teaching material will be held in Norwegian or English (Provided the presence of English-speaking students, English will be chosen).

All delivered material must be in English.

Information to incoming exchange students

This course is open for inbound exchange student who meets the admission requirements. Please see the Admission requirements" section".

Master Level

Do you have questions about this module? Please check the following website to contact the course coordinator for exchange students at the faculty:



Examination: Duration: Grade scale:
Oral exam 45 Minutes A–E, fail F

Coursework requirements:

To take an examination, the student must have passed the following coursework requirements:

Mandatory assignments Approved – not approved
UiT Exams homepage

More info about the coursework requirements

To take an examination, the student must have passed the following coursework requirements:

Delivery of project and pre-project estimate document

Mandatory stand-up meetings and group seminars

More info about the oral exam

Oral exam.

Re-sit examination

There will not be arranged a re-sit exam for this course.
  • About the course
  • Campus: Narvik |
  • ECTS: 5
  • Course code: DTE-3605
  • Tidligere år og semester for dette emnet