BSc Computer Science - Virtual Reality (BSc)

October. 2022

Start Date

1 FY + 3 UY

Course Duration



Basic Information

Start Date

October. 2022

Course Duration

1 foundation year (if required) + 3 undergrad years

English Language Requirements

Overall IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in Writing and Speaking; minimum 5.5 in Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent).

Programme Description

Virtual reality (VR) 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. VR has many application areas, including entertainment, education and military.

With the BSc Computer Science (Virtual Reality), you’ll be qualified for exciting jobs in an emerging area which spans sectors such as the creative industries, video games and education and training. Typical job titles are VR developer, environment artist, VR architect and augmented reality  engineer.

Final Project

In this module, you’ll undertake a substantial independent project that allows you to demonstrate a wide range of skills such as project planning, management, research, software implementation and written presentation. If you are enrolled on a specialist pathway as part of the BSc, you’ll be expected to undertake a project in your specialist area. You will integrate your knowledge gained throughout the degree and use skills acquired in other modules in the implementation of your final project. The work will consist of a combination of research and software development. You will be expected to use methodologies from various components of computer science, including your specialist pathway if appropriate.


Level 4 (8 Compulsory Modules)

  • Introduction to Programming I*
  • Introduction to Programming II
  • Numerical Mathematics
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Fundamentals of Computer Science
  • How Computers Work
  • Algorithms and Data Structures I
  • Web Development

Level 5 (8 Compulsory Modules)

  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Software Design and Development
  • Programming with Data
  • Agile Software Projects
  • Computer Security
  • Graphics Programming
  • Algorithms and Data Structures II
  • Databases, Networks and the Web

Level 6 (6 Modules + The Final Project)

  • Virtual Reality*
  • Games Development*
  • 3D Graphics and Animation*
  • Mobile Development*
  • Interaction Design*
  • One elective from any other specialism
  • The Final Project

*Core Module