MAGnUS

 

 

 

This master program developed within the project Erasmus + “Integrated approach to STEM teacher training”  598342-EPP-1-2018-1-SE-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP/MAGnUS supported by European Comission

 

Magnus: Mobile Applications and Game Development Master
Study programme

 

Educational Instution: Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University

 

The programme aims to create conditions for the formation of a true gaming, programming and criticizing professionals who know how to integrate developing and design knowledge with modern information and communications technology, as well as to enable students to continue their studies and to introduce them to scientific work in the areas of virtual reality, computer graphics, artificial intelligence,. The curriculum consists of three core areas: 

a) Mobile applications development 
b) Interaction Design 
c) Game development

Curriculum consist three integrated areas: creativity, technical knowledge and management.
The curriculum is practice oriented. In ideal after graduation, teams will start working as mobile application developers, game designers and creators, entrepreneurs and supporters of the mobile applications and games industry.

The curriculum is based on the total enrolment for the mandatory basic subjects, and then according to the chosen field of specialization modules taught in specialty subjects (mobile developer, game designer).

Learning outcomes of the study programme: after graduation of the programme students will:

  • Be able to implement and apply principles of user-friendly design, to work with a wide range of technologies
  • Be able to identify and apply theoretical knowledge and practical skills related to the development of efficient and secure software applications
  • Be able to work in and integrate within an intercultural team, show leadership skills, respect ethical issues
  • Be able to analyze current market trends to create highly demanded commercial software
  • Be able to acquire and develop the skills of structuring research and development projects, of adopting existing process models, of planning individual and group tasks, to gain experience of project, time and team management, and reporting techniques
  • Be able to develop skills of project planning, to effectively apply principles of game design
  • Is able to critically evaluate and justify the use of programming tools and techniques for developing native and cross platform applications
  • Be able to evaluate their own and others’ professional activities as an autonomous and lifelong learner
  • Be able to write, present and publish scientific papers based on research in professional areas

 

Structure of the study programme:

Main field of study: Mobile applications and Games Development
   Mathematics 12/5
   Programming 18/6

Interdisciplinary 17/4

   Game development Module or Mobile applications development Module 14/5

   Internship 12/0
   Master's Thesis 18/0

 

 

 

 

ASOIU holds the first working meeting within the framework of the MAGNUS project

On September 4, the first working meeting within the framework of the Erasmus + KA2 program within the project "MAGNUS - Master programs on mobile applications and computer games in partner universities" funded by the European Union was held at Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University (ASOIU). The meeting was attended by members of the local project - the Baku State University and Baku Engineering University, as well as the leadership of the Erasmus Azerbaijan office. The meeting featured discussion on the structure of the project, duties of participants, the plan of the work to be carried out, and the establishment of a new master's program within the project.

At the end of the meeting, the participants held a division of work to prepare a syllabus and agreed on future meetings.

 

 

 

ASOIU holds a meeting within the framework of the “Erasmus+ KA2” program

 

On November 7 the monitoring meeting within the framework of the Erasmus + KA2 program within the project "MAGNUS - Master programs on mobile applications and computer games in partner universities" funded by the European Union was held at Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University (ASOIU).

The meeting was attended by members of the local project - the Baku State University and Baku Engineering University, as well as the leadership of the Erasmus Azerbaijan office. The meeting held in order to determine the current situation, to develop the plan of participants' duties and responsibilities, works to be done, was also featured discussion on new perspectives in conducted discussions and analyzes.

 

 

 

ASOIU to host "MAGnUS Summer School"

 On July 20-24, 2020 in the framework of Erasmus + KA2 project "MAGNUS - Master programs on mobile applications development and computer games design in partner universities" funded by the European Union Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University (ASOIU) will hold online “MAGnUS Online Summer School”.

Bachelor students who are interested in “MAGnUS Online Summer School” are invited to send their CV and motivation letter to the following email addresses: elviz.ismayilov@gmail.com and l.naghiyeva@asoiu.edu.az

Deadline for the applications: 15.07.2020

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

 

 

The first meeting of "MAGnUS Summer School" was held at ASOIU

 On July 20, 2020, Azerbaijan State University of Oil and Industry (ADNSU) in the framework of Erasmus + KA2 project "MAGNUS - Master programs on mobile applications development and computer games design in partner universities" funded by the European Union Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University (ASOIU) held the first day of   “MAGnUS Online Summer School”.

 

While opening the summer school,  Vice-Rector for International Relations of ASOIU, Associate Professor Rafig Jamalov spoke to the participants about the importance and prospects of the project.

Then, in accordance with the program, teachers from partner universities presented their lectures to the participants within the online "MAGnUS Summer School".

Azerbaijan State University of Oil and Industry is represented in the project by 7 bachelor's and 2 master's students. In total, 44 students from Azerbaijani and Russian universities are involved in the project.

 

 

MAGnUS Summer School is over at ASOİU

 On July 24, 2020, Azerbaijan State University of Oil and Industry (ASOIU) in the framework of Erasmus + KA2 project "MAGNUS - Master programs on mobile applications development and computer games design in partner universities" funded by the European Union Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University (ASOIU) held the closing of   “MAGnUS Online Summer School”.

Announcing the summer school closed, 

Vice-Rector for International Relations of ASOIU, Associate Professor Rafig Jamalov thanked the participants and wished them to benefit from the project in the future.

At the end of the MAGnUS Online Summer School, the

certificates were handed to the participants. In total, 44 bachelor's and master's students from 6 partner universities benefited from the Online Summer School.