Course syllabus

Virtual Reality i teori och praktik
Virtual Reality in Theory and Practice

MAMF45, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2017/18
Decided by: PLED C/D
Date of Decision: 2017-04-03

General Information

Elective for: C4-da, D4-bg, F4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The student will gain practical and theoretical knowledge about Virtual Reality. Not only from a technical perspective, but also with an understanding of the complex interplay between human cognition and the technology.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Gain knowledge in relating the human's cognitive and perceptual abilities, to the technological possibilities and limits of today's Virtual Reality systems.

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Be able to produce 3D models and environments, as well as authoring interactive simulations.

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Have knowledge about the advantages and limitations about various VR-interfaces.


Lectures, workshops, and a project.

In particular, the participants will learn about:


Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Project assignment in combination with a written test. Fulfill all mandatory assignments. Project finished and presented. Passed in written test.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.

Code: 0117. Name: Virtual Reality in Theory and Practice.
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH.
Code: 0217. Name: Project.
Credits: 0. Grading scale: UG.


The number of participants is limited to: 30
Selection: Credits remaining for the degree.
The course overlaps following course/s: MAM101

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Forskarassistent Joakim Eriksson,
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