Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

Field of Study Details

Computer Graphics and Multimedia in English

Abbreviation: MGMe

Length of Study: 2 years

Min. Credits: 120

Degree Programme: Information Technology

Language of Instruction: English

Form of Study: full-time

Accredited from: 2002 Accredited till: 2024 Last admissions: 2020

The goal of the study in Computer Graphics and Multimedia is to teach students theory, technology, procedures, and skills in computer graphics and multimedia. The compulsory courses are intended for improvement of both basic and in-depth knowledge of image synthesis in computer graphics, speech processing and recognition, sound and video sequences algorithms for multimedia, and development of systems for human-computer interaction. The purpose of the optional courses is to let students to focus according to their personal preferences on theoretical basis of the selected specialization or other fields of computer science, or to specialize in e.g. computer graphics, processing of sound and speech, image processing, or multimedia. The intended placement of the graduates is in research and development of systems that exploit computers for images and sound.
Key learning outcomes
Student of the branch acquire deeper knowledge in the computer graphics and multimedia. Study in this branch provide further extension of knowledge of image synthesis in computer graphics, speech processing and recognition, sound and video sequences algorithms for multimedia, and development of systems for human-computer interaction.
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples
  • Knowledge of theory, technology, procedures, and skills in the extent allowing research and development on the fields of computer graphics and multimedia including projects involving user interfaces, image processing and sound and speech processing.
  • Orientation in wide range of information technologies and principles of project control, ability to apply the principles in all possible exploitation of computer technology. Skills needed to design and carry-out experiments and to analyze and interpret the results and to work independently and in teams, to present the results orally or in writing and to self-improve and adapt to the requirements of the professional career and praxis.
  • Ability to be hired for wide range of jobs that require any type of knowledge of information technologies, imaging, video, or sound computer technologies especially in teams dealing with software development, in the industrial applications, in media companies, radio and television studios, in scientific simulations, computer games development, and also in state and local bodies, in the army, in education and health institutes, and practically in any industrial enterprise.
Extent of the final state examinations
The State Final Examination has two parts: A defence of the Master Thesis, and a discussion based on selected topics from the course "Computer Graphics and Multimedia" which is derived from compulsory courses of the MGM Branch of Study as Hardware/Software Codesign, Advanced Database Systems, Computer Graphics, Intelligent Systems, Theoretical Computer Science, Mathematical Structures in Computer Science, Physical Optics, Multimedia, Computer Vision, Image Processing, Speech Signal Processing, and Advanced Computer Graphics. The areas of possible questions must be approved by the Study Branch Council, and students will be informed about the selected topics at least 2 months before the state final examination is held in the particular academic year. The discussion will be held on two topics.
Examples of theses
  • Methods of 3D User Interface Development
  • Image Processing Acceleration through Signal Processors and Programmable Logic Chips
  • Keyword Spotting in Continuous Speech
  • Real-Time Image Processing Library
  • Encoding of Speech Signals on Very Low Bit-Rates
  • Components for 3D Models Processing
  • Reconstruction of 3D Scenes from Couples of Images of the Scene
  • 3D Raster Functions Library
  • Robust Phoneme Recognition
  • 3D Computer Games Development
  • Processing of Texts in Natural Language

Choose academic year and curriculum

1. year of study, winter semester

HSCeHardware/Software Codesign (in English)5CCr+Ex
MATeMathematical Structures in Computer Science (in English)5CEx
PDBeAdvanced Database Systems (in English)5CCr+Ex
PGReComputer Graphics (in English)5CEx

1. year of study, summer semester

FYOePhysical Optics (in English)5CEx
MULeMultimedia (in English)5CEx
PDSeData Communications, Computer Networks and Protocols (in English)5CEx
TINeTheoretical Computer Science (in English)5CCr+Ex
ZPOeImage Processing (in English)5CEx
ZREeSpeech Signal Processing (in English)5CEx

2. year of study, winter semester

SEPaSemester Project (in English)5CClCr

2. year of study, summer semester

DIPaMaster's Thesis (in English)13CCr
VGEeComputational Geometry (in English)5CEx

all years of study, winter semester

CZSaDigital Signal Processing (in English)5CECEx
ROBaRobotics (in English)5CECEx
RTSaReal-Time Systems (in English)5CECEx
PGPaAdvanced Computer Graphics (in English)5CEGEx
POVaComputer Vision (in English)5CEGEx
PDIeDistributed Application Environment (in English) *)5CEIEx
VYPaCompiler Construction (in English)5CEIEx
BAYaBayesian Models for Machine Learning (in English)5CEMEx
GALeGraph Algorithms (in English)5EEx
GJAeGraphical User Interfaces in Java (in English)5ECr+Ex
PP1eProject Practice 1 (in English)5ECr
TAMaApplication Development for Mobile Devices (in English)5EClCr
ZPJaNatural Language Processing (in English)5EEx

all years of study, summer semester

VIZaVisualization and CAD (in English)5CEGClCr
DFAaDigital Forensics (in English)5CEIEx
SLOaComplexity (in English)5CEMEx
VNVeHigh Performance Computations (in English)5CEMEx
CPSaCyber-Physical Systems Design (in English)5EEx
CSOaCCNA Cybersecurity Operations (in English)5EClCr
MTIaModern Trends in Informatics (in English)4EClCr
PP1eProject Practice 1 (in English)5ECr
UXIaUser Experience and Design of User Interfaces and Services (in English)5EClCr
Course is not open in this academic year
Compl: Course completion: Ex - examination, Cr - credit, ClCr - classified credit, Co - colloquium
Duty: C - compulsory, CEx - compulsory-elective group x, R - recommended, E - elective

Compulsory-elective groups

AbbrvMin. coursesMax. coursesMin.credOver asCoursesTitle
C190ECZSa, ROBa, RTSaHardware
G190EPGPa, POVa, VIZaGraphics
I190EDFAa, PDIe, VYPaInformation Systems
M190EBAYa, SLOa, VNVeModelling and Artificial Intelligence
If you are allowed to enroll more CE courses than the required minimum, then successfully completed courses that exceed Min. courses (or Min.kred, if not 0) of the CE group, will be assigned as courses of duty Over as.
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