Web-Based Virtual Reality Environments

General Objectives of the Course

Describe the first developments of VR and the various applications of VR throughout its history; Introduce and explain the concepts of Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality and Augmented Reality through concrete examples; Provide technical knowledge for the development of a web-based Virtual Reality project.

Admission Requirements

At least Secondary Education concluded.
Level B1 or higher in English, given that the teaching language is English.
For the purposes of evaluation and seriation of applications, a curricular evaluation will be carried out.

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Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Cursos NCG - classificação final na escala "Aprovado", "Aprovado com Bom", "Aprovado com Bom com Distinção" e "Aprovado com Muito Bom.

Learning Objectives and Intended Skills

Know the history of Virtual Reality: key moments and developments; Be able to explain and distinguish the concepts of Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality; Be able to implement a VR environment in A-Frame.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

Regulation n. 339/2012, published in Diário da República n. 152, 2.nd series, of August 7th (“Regulamento de Criação e Funcionamento de Cursos não Conferentes de Grau na Universidade de Coimbra”).

Study Programme

Web-Based Virtual Reality Environments

Academic year

Course Type
Non Degree Course

Qualification Awarded: Diploma/Certificate

Duration: 1 Semester(s)

ECTS Credits: 3.0


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