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Study mode

Full time

Duration

15 months

Start date

03-OCT-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Visual Arts Virtual Reality Systems Design Graphic Design

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course overview

MA Virtual Reality will equip you with the technical resources and specialist guidance needed to test and develop virtual experiences across a range of media platforms including 3D computer animation, 360-degree filmmaking, games and interactive AR applications.

What can you expect?

You’ll experiment with new approaches to the use of these technologies, as well as explore the design and conceptualisation pipeline for these virtual experiences. Across Terms One and Two, you'll have the opportunity to explore and utilise an array of VR software pipelines including VR painting, 3D modelling and environment design, 360-degree video capture and games development. The course prepares you to progress into the fast-growing VR industry, as well as into sectors such as animation, film, television, games and marketing, which are all quickly adopting VR technologies.

Assessment methods

This course is assessed through: Submission; Written research and critical reports; Review of design development portfolios; Presentations and formal critiques; Project work; Exhibition of project portfolios; and Written thesis.

Modules

In this unit, you will have the opportunity to explore the full breadth of creative VR applications and begin to explore ways to utilise various software palettes and workflows to develop immersive products.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

11,550

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

23,610

Entry requirements

Applicants will be considered for admission if they have achieved an educational level equivalent to an honours degree in either animation, illustration, visual communication, graphic design or closely related subject, and present a portfolio of moving-image work. However, we do not exclude candidates who have graduated from other less strongly aligned disciplines.

University information

University of the Arts London (UAL) is one of the world’s leading and most prestigious arts universities, maintaining an internationally renowned list of alumni. Being located in London, it is an ideal place to study a postgraduate qualification and get connected to a thriving creative sector. With modern campus sites spread across London, UAL offers over 100 taught postgraduate degree courses at the university’s six specialist colleges and...more

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