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Posted Feb. 12, 2024

Virtual horizons uncovered – navigating the future with MSc in Virtual Reality at Swansea

Swansea University VR MastersWelcome to Postgraduate Engineering, where reality and imagination intertwine, opening the door to an immersive experience that transcends the ordinary. Swansea University invites you to embark on a journey into the captivating world of virtual reality through our cutting-edge MSc in Virtual Reality.

Glimpse into the virtual landscape

Immerse yourself in the innovative MSc Virtual Reality degree, where the boundaries between the physical and digital blur to create a space of limitless possibilities. As technology evolves, so does the potential for VR to reshape industries, from gaming and entertainment to healthcare, education, and beyond!

Course highlights

Comprehensive curriculum – delve into a thoughtfully crafted curriculum that explores the theoretical foundations and practical applications of virtual reality. From the fundamentals of computer graphics to advanced topics in human-computer interaction, this course will equip you with a fully holistic understanding of VR.

Hands-on learning – embrace a hands-on learning approach where theoretical knowledge is brought to life through practical projects. Engage with state-of-the-art VR equipment and technology, gaining valuable experience in creating immersive virtual environments.

Industry-relevant skills – acquire skills that are in high demand across various industries. Our program not only focuses on technical proficiency but also hones your ability to conceptualise, design and implement innovative VR solutions that address real-world challenges.

Facilities beyond reality – step into our dedicated VR labs equipped with the latest technology, creating an environment where creativity flourishes, furnished with Oculus Go devices for a 360-degree VR experience and Oculus Quests, offering simplified room-scale VR. Engage with VR laptops designed for room-scale experiences, ensuring seamless integration into your coursework.

The facilities at Swansea University provide a playground for exploration, experimentation, and the development of cutting-edge VR applications. 

Crafting VR pioneers

The current landscape is witnessing a shortage of VR specialists, particularly those with additional subject expertise in fields such as engineering, science, business, arts and humanities. This scarcity is impeding the growth of industries eager to integrate VR practices into their operations. Our mission is to address this gap by producing experts who not only hold a degree in their chosen discipline but also possess the coveted skill of creating original VR applications. Embark on a career journey where your expertise in virtual reality isn't just a skill but a passport to a multitude of industries hungry for innovation. Apply now and be part of a generation of VR pioneers shaping the future of diverse sectors worldwide.

Unique blend of creativity and technology

The MSc in Virtual Reality at Swansea is not just a course; it's a fusion of creativity and technology that unlocks the doors to a new dimension of possibilities. Engage with like-minded individuals, collaborate on exciting projects and push the boundaries of what is achievable in the world of virtual reality.


We believe in recognising and nurturing talent. To support your academic journey, Swansea University offers a range of scholarships for eligible students. Explore the scholarship opportunities available at Swansea University, ensuring that financial considerations do not hinder your pursuit of excellence.

Your virtual reality journey starts here

Swansea UniversityReady to dive into the virtual frontier? Swansea University's MSc in Virtual Reality invites you to join a community of innovators, creators, and pioneers in this transformative field. Unleash your imagination, shape the future of technology and be part of a journey that extends beyond reality.

Apply now to begin a virtual journey where the extraordinary becomes the norm, and where Swansea University is your gateway to mastering the limitless possibilities of Virtual Reality.

Contact us to find out more about our postgraduate options today.

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