The Visual Computing and Communication (VCC) programme offered by EIT Digital Master School is an interdisciplinary programme at the intersection of computer science and information technology where students can be active in the areas of image processing and communication, image analysis, computer vision, computer graphics, augmented reality, visualisation, visual analytics, as well as web-based and network applications. Our graduates combine technological and business aspects to create products and services for our ocular-centric world.
Visual Computing and Communication is a perfect Masters education for those who are fascinated by the algorithms and services that handle visual information in today’s digital society. Students with excellent skills in data and signal processing, linear algebra, probability, and programming will thrive on this programme, which provides opportunities to solve real-world problems and to create new innovative solutions. There is a growing community of technologists and innovators in this challenging, yet rewarding field.
What are the career opportunities?
Our graduates become professionals with an expertise in dealing with visual information. Some may work on computer vision problems in the area of robotics or autonomous vehicles. Others may work on visualisation problems for visual analytics. Many may be drawn to the new world of augmented reality. Careers are made, for example, as an engineer at a telecommunications company, a software developer in the area of e-commerce, a technology innovation consultant, the founder of a tech start-up chasing global markets, or even a PhD researcher at a university in Europe.
Where can I study Visual Computing and Communication?
Entry - 1st year (common courses)
Exit - 2nd year (specialisation)
If you wish to apply to this programme you must have a Bachelor of Science in, or be in your final year of studies of:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
* We recommend non-EU citizens to apply in period one to allow sufficient time for visa.
Applications are made through our online Application Portal, on our website.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.Schedule TOEFL®
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
This programme is taught in different countries. Which country are you interested in?
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
In order to attract outstanding talent, we offer financial support including a wide range of merit-based scholarships as well as tuition fee reductions and waivers.
No separate application form for the EIT Digital Scholarship is needed. When you apply to the EIT Digital Master School in the application portal, you will only be asked to confirm whether you apply for an EIT Digital Master School scholarship.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.