Course syllabus

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

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

Valid for: 2022/23
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering, LTH
Decided by: PLED C/D
Date of Decision: 2022-04-07

General Information

Main field: Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality.
Compulsory for: MVAR1
Elective for: C4-da, D4-bg, E4, F4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English


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.


The number of participants is limited to: 40
Selection: Admission guaranteed for students in the Master programmme in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. Selection rules for the remaining places: Completed university credits within the programme. Priority is given to students enrolled on programmes that include the course in their curriculum.

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Forskarassistent Joakim Eriksson,
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