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Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Work experience may also be taken into account. Experience, knowledge and hands-on experience with computing (e.g. software development or coding), and with mathematics/statistics, are key requirements for individuals to be able to cope with the content of the programme. Therefore in your application we suggest that you highlight any such modules taken during your degree and any relevant experience you have outside of your formal education.

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Good.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

Months of entry


Course content

This research Master's programme focuses on technology and the applications of virtual reality, computer graphics, imaging and computer vision. Students learn alongside world-leading researchers specialising in virtual reality, augmented reality, 3D modelling, visualisation, interfaces, gaming and social. They will partake in UCL's multidisciplinary tradition, sharing ideas and resources across UCL Engineering and beyond.

The Virtual Reality MRes is run by UCL\'s Virtual Environments, Interaction and Visualisation (VEIV) Centre. This centre has been a world leader in computational capture, rendering and simulation for the past 15 years.

VEIV has access to UCL\'s exceptional virtual reality facilities, including a full range of consumer AR and VR equipment, motion capture systems, a large CAVE projection room system and haptic robots.

Fees and funding

Please see UCL website for full information about fees and costs for this programme.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification


The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, lab practicals and tutorials, and is assessed through examinations, presentations, dissertation and coursework.

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 3108 6788