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Virtual and Augmented Reality BSc (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**If you're excited by a future filled with Virtual and Augmented Reality technology, this BSc (Hons) Virtual and Augmented Reality degree course is for you.Designed to reflect the skills and discipline required to excel in the Virtual and Augmented Reality industries, this course lets you get your hands on the latest VR and AR technology and software, and build your knowledge, skills and portfolio at the same time.The teaching on this course is closely aligned with the latest academic and industry research and discoveries too – so as Virtual and Augmented Reality technology evolves, we'll ensure that what you're learning is the always the latest and most relevant information.And when you graduate, you'll have highly sought-after skills and provable experience in the field, and you'll be all set to take your first steps towards a fulfilling career in AR, VR or a related industry.**What you'll experience**On this course, you'll:- Learn using industry-standard software, including game engines and source development kits, ensuring that you have the ideal skillset to work in the industry- Get the chance to contribute towards real research and development in the field of virtual and augmented reality in a variety of group projects- Have the opportunity to enhance your learning through a salaried placement year- Get your hands on the latest commercial peripherals, including the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, as well as hardware such Electroencephalograms (brainwave interfaces), heart monitor and facial recognition systems that are commonly used in VR/AR research- Make use of our Virtual Reality Laboratory and Motion Capture Suite, as well as our open-access computer suites**Careers and opportunities**When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry.The course is primarily intended to foster graduates with the unique skillset required to become developers in virtual and augmented reality. The University can also offer students significant ties to the industry.The skillset that this course will develop will enable our graduates to pursue various roles, including:- virtual/augmented reality developer- computer vision architect/engineer- unity/unreal engine developer- C++/C# developer- javaScript developer mixed reality- interaction engineer- VR/AR designer- 3D artist- 3D modeller- AR/VR writer- game developer/designer/programmer- rendering software engineer- sound designerOther graduates have continued their studies at postgraduate level or set up successful businesses with help and support from the University.After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,300per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 110 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    113 47%

    85th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    32nd

    18

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