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Virtual Reality

University Of Advancing Technology

48 months
24950 USD/year
24950 USD/year
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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.


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.

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

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

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  • International

    24950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12475 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    24950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12475 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Tempe

900 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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


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