ANGLIA RUSKIN UNIVERSITY

Virtual and Augmented Reality

BSc (Hons)  |  Placement Year:   Yes

This brand-new BSc (Hons) programme in Virtual and Augmented Reality (with placement year) is one of the first of its kind in the UK.

It sits alongside our established games design, animation, visual effects and film production programmes, representing the future direction of these industries

It will give you the technical and creative skills you need to become a professional virtual / augmented / mixed reality artist, equipped to enter a fast growing and incredibly exciting sector.

You’ll learn techniques such as:

  • 3D modelling
  • motion capture
  • digital compositing
  • programming
  • games design and app development

You will develop core creative and technical understanding through research and practitioner informed teaching, and hands-on production projects.

You won't just learn to use the software - you will develop crucial social, industry, artistic, and scientific skills and context.

The industry regularly states that this broad knowledge base is missing in most graduates, and is in great demand - making you highly employable upon graduation.

Programme description

This brand-new BSc (Hons) programme in Virtual and Augmented Reality (with placement year) is one of the first of its kind in the UK.

It sits alongside our established games design, animation, visual effects and film production programmes, representing the future direction of these industries

It will give you the technical and creative skills you need to become a professional virtual / augmented / mixed reality artist, equipped to enter a fast growing and incredibly exciting sector.

You’ll learn techniques such as:

  • 3D modelling
  • motion capture
  • digital compositing
  • programming
  • games design and app development

You will develop core creative and technical understanding through research and practitioner informed teaching, and hands-on production projects.

You won't just learn to use the software - you will develop crucial social, industry, artistic, and scientific skills and context.

The industry regularly states that this broad knowledge base is missing in most graduates, and is in great demand - making you highly employable upon graduation.

Key Modules

The University is committed to helping students develop and enhance employability and this is an integral part of many programmes. Specialist support is available throughout the course from Career and Employability Services including help to find part-time work while studying, placements, vacation work and graduate vacancies. Students are encouraged to access this support at an early stage and to use the extensive resources on the Careers website.

Discussing options with specialist advisers helps to clarify plans through exploring options and refining skills of job-hunting. In most of our programmes there is direct input by Career Development Advisers into the curriculum or through specially arranged workshops.

Module & Subject

Year One (Core):
Moving Image Production
Introduction to 3D Computer Modelling and Animation
Creativity and Imagination
Introduction to Digital Visual Effects
Introduction to Virtual Reality
Application Programming & Development
Year Two:
Augmented and Mixed Reality (Core)
Game Design Programming & Development (Core)
Stereoscopic Workflows and Theory (Core)
Look Development, Lighting and Real Time Rendering (Core)
Digital Compositing and Post Production for VR (Core)
Motion Capture & Digital Scanning (Option)
AI for Games (Option)
Experimental Filmmaking (Option)
Year Three (Core):
Professional Industry Profile
Studio Pre-Production
Studio Production

Entry Requirements

The University welcomes applications from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. To check whether your qualifications meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the University.

English language requirements for International and EU applicants:
The standard University requirement is IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.0 (or equivalent). However, if you require a Tier 4 (student) visa to study you will need to meet the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) department's requirement which is currently IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.5. Conditional offers to international students will be made on this basis.

Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 4 years
Course Fee:  17800.00
Course Level: 
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,July)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  City Campus,University of Bradford Bradford West Yorkshire BD7 1DP UK
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER