Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Theory of Extended Reality Technology
Academic Year
Distance Learning

Course Delivery



Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Assignment  Short report 2000 Words  100%
Supplementary Assessment Assignment  Short report 2000 Words  100%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

Express a consolidated and extended understanding and knowledge of the technologies that enable XR.

Critically evaluate the available technologies and their suitability for different applications.

Brief description

This module introduces you to the underlying technologies that enable Extended Reality (XR), which comprises of Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR) are exciting and relatively new technologies.


The underlying technologies that enabled XR and how they came together

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Adaptability and resilience Subject matter and delivery will encourage future reading on many concepts relating to numerical representations of images, videos and 3D data.
Critical and analytical thinking Use of online sources to extend and deepen knowledge.
Digital capability The whole module is related to advanced IT applications.
Professional communication Written report
Subject Specific Skills An understanding of the underlying concepts of advanced graphical applications.


This module is at CQFW Level 5