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Masters by Research Digital Media Processing and Biometrics

University of Hertfordshire

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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    University of Hertfordshire

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-NOV-21, 01-DEC-21, 01-JAN-22, 01-FEB-22, 01-MAR-22, 01-APR-22, 01-MAY-22, 01-JUN-22, 01-JUL-22, 01-AUG-22, 01-SEP-22, 01-OCT-22, 01-NOV-22, 01-DEC-22

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Why choose this programme?

Our MSc by Research programmes enable students to develop specialist research skills and knowledge. We aim to provide research projects that will challenge and in some cases even inspire our students. If you are self-motivated and want to improve your ability to understand and solve engineering problems, then an MSc by Research PhD with us may be right for you.

Teaching methods

Each student will be assigned a Principal and a second supervisor who are experts in the research topic. The research will be conducted in our labs which are well-equipped for research in the topics of our expertise. The research is conducted over a 12-month period Full-Time or 24 months Part-time. Research students submit for their registration assessment which is conducted in the form of a formal viva 3 months and 6 months respectively after their enrolment. For the final assessment, students are expected to submit their thesis and to be examined also in the form of a viva by an external and an internal examiner.

About the programme

Virtual Reality, Robotics and Telemedicine. The research focus is on developing innovative visual interfaces for tele-exploration and tele-operation capable of providing users with an increased sense of presence through greater involvement of human sensors and consistency of information presentation.

Main subjects of investigation include: 3D Vision and S3D Visualization, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Haptic Feedback and Visual-Touch Coordination, Graphically Integrated Visual Aids, Visual Realism and Usability Studies in VR, Human-Computer Interaction, Telerobotics and Mobile Robot Navigation, Immersive Tele-Health and 3D Endoscopy, Smart Systems and Telepresence, Computer Graphics and Serious Games.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,650per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Hertfordshire

  • University League Table

    80th

  • Campus address

    University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    76th out of 100 1

    78th out of 97 13

    83rd out of 113 4

    67th out of 103 28

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    103 46%

    79th

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    72nd

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    97 48%

    89th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    9th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.50 70%

    96th

    12
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    112 50%

    89th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    87th

    25
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    53rd

    34
  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    104 55%

    93rd

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62.0 62%

    24th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.87 77%

    83rd

    42

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