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What will the future look like? One idea that is recently gaining attention is the Metaverse, a computer-generated simulation of a world in which people can meet and interact. Into the Metaverse - Designing the Future of Virtual Worlds is offered at Stanford University - Summer Sessions.

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Overview

In this course, students will critically evaluate the current landscape of such conceptualizations of virtual worlds. From the psychological and behavioral mechanisms of how people perceive virtual humans, to the design of virtual spaces and interactions, to the ethical considerations that shape how virtual worlds are regulated, this course will pull from multiple fields to provide a comprehensive understanding of virtual worlds.

Key facts:  

Through in-VR experiences, academic papers and articles, and discussions, students will develop a toolset to learn how to approach designing future virtual worlds. Into the Metaverse - Designing the Future of Virtual Worlds is offered at Stanford University - Summer Sessions .

Programme Structure

  • In the first week, the instructor will distribute Oculus Quest 2 headsets for each student to use and return at the end of the quarter. Using these headsets, we will go on virtual field trips to social worlds.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

3 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible to apply, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age by the start of the program.
  • Have graduated from high school or secondary school or equivalent.
  • Be a current university student or have some university or post-secondary experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3699 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3699 USD for the full programme during 2 months.
  • National

    3699 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3699 USD for the full programme during 2 months.

Living costs for Stanford

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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.

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