• Application Deadline
  • 126 days
    Duration

About

You will learn effective 3D interaction techniques to use VR applications, how to write VR applications in WebVR and Unity 3D, and what features make a VR application successful. You will also learn the required mathematics for successful VR applications and how computer graphics are rendered onto a screen.

The final course in this program will allow you to apply the material learned in the previous courses to create your own VR app.

This Virtual Reality (VR) App Development Professional Certificate from EdX in partnership with University of California, San Diego - UC San DiegoX will provide you with a strong foundation to develop VR apps in all areas VR is used, including entertainment and gaming. This VR program also provides a solid foundation for people who want to develop augmented reality (AR) applications.

Job Outlook

  • Virtual reality will generate $25 billion of revenue worldwide by the year 2021. (Source: Statistica)
  • VR jobs start at $75k/year and range up to $200k/year. 
  • “One of the more vibrant, up-and-coming sectors of the tech industry these days is virtual reality.” (Source: Forbes)
  • "Now’s the time to get in on the ground floor of this cutting-edge sector.” 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 126 days
    • Intensity 8 hrs/week
    • Duration description
      Average Length: 6 weeks per course Effort: 5-12 hours per week, per course
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

What You'll Learn:

  • To design VR applications with Unity 3D
  • How OpenGL works and is used to create realistic looking applications
  • To transform coordinate systems for 3D interactions
  • Hardware components for VR and how they work
  • What makes a VR application successful
  • How to create your own VR app
  • How to use this VR program to develop augmented reality (AR) applications

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    198 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 198 USD for the full programme and a duration of 126 days.
  • National Applies to you

    198 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 198 USD for the full programme and a duration of 126 days.
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Funding

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