spring 2022
DTE-3609 Virtual Reality, Graphics and Animation - theory - 5 ECTS

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: December 1st; Exchange students and Fulbright students: October 1st

Type of course

The course can be taken as a single course. For students at the Master's Degree Programme in Applied Computer Science.

Admission requirements

A relevant undergraduate Bachelor Engineering program with minimum 25 credits mathematics, 5 credits statistics, 7,5 credits physics

Recommended prerequisite knowledge: Knowledge of OpenGL and C++

Application code: 9371

Course content

Basic visualization techniques, OpenGL, display hierarchy, camera and light, collision control, constraints, particles, mirroring textures and more. Shader programming, active objects, virtual environments, virtual control panels and other interface techniques, animation techniques and interactive simulations.

Recommended prerequisites

END-3607 Geometric Modelling

Objectives of the course

Learning outcomes, skills and attitudes

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


Be able to describe in words, the central terminology, definitions, standards, methods and trends within the areas that are included in this course (K3).


Be able to use the knowledge to analyse and plan how to solve concrete examples (S1).

General competence

Know that basic visualisation techniques can be used in computer graphics, VR and animations / simulations (GC2).

Language of instruction and examination


Teaching methods

Theory part with lessons and two mandatory assignments.

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: INBOUND STUDENT MOBILITY: COURSE COORDINATORS AT THE FACULTIES | UiT


Mandatory tasks

Two mandatory tasks.

Form of assessment: Project (Home examination).

Grouping: Individual

Grading will be done by using A-F grading scale, F is Fail. A re-sit exam will be arranged for this course.

  • About the course
  • Campus: Narvik |
  • ECTS: 5
  • Course code: DTE-3609
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