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Virtual Reality, B.A.

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  • 48 months
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Tempe, AZ, United States
Be the future of how we see the world with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Virtual Reality from University Of Advancing Technology (UAT). Because gaming technology and practices have become a part of everyday life, there is a growing emergence of gaming-based technologies and interactions being embraced by mainstream businesses and organizations.
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Overview

University Of Advancing Technology Virtual Reality Degree applies the design principles of gaming to serious, life-changing applications in such fields as corporate training, medical and therapeutic, military and education. This highly technical field of serious games requires the specialized education that UAT’s virtual reality development degree provides. Students earning this seriously relevant game development degree will be exposed to all the tools of the serious games profession and develop mid-level programming and asset creation skill sets, including:

  • Simulate Big Data
  • Create Augmented Reality Apps (lications)
  • Build Immersive Games
  • Code to VR head gear and Motion Tracking
  • Build Immersive Simulations

Virtual Reality Degree Objectives

  • Prototype and complete original serious and simulation games for multiple platforms following the full game production pipeline.
  • Create and implement game elements, systems, and play mechanics using industry standard tools, techniques, and production methods, including both art and scripting/programming applications.
  • Design and produce projects that leverage game mechanics and learning styles to enhance the outcomes of applications such as training, medical, therapeutic, military or learning based environments.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Digital Asset Creation
  • Introduction to Game Design
  • Introduction to Game Tools
  • Introduction to Serious Games
  • Introduction to Game Development
  • Game Design Workshop I
  • Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    75

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Ability to express yourself
  • Conceptual, creative thinker
  • Desire to change the status quo
  • Enjoys interaction with individuals and groups
  • Enjoys tinkering, dismantling things and rebuilding them
  • Most comfortable with geeky things
  • Passion for the integration of technology, business and education
  • Problem solving skills
  • Strong academic history
  • Support of family and friends
  • UAT is the clear choice for its distinctive education and best fit
  • Understands the significance of a prestigious technology education

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12475 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12475 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Tempe

  • 900 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

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