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Virtual and Augmented Reality

This three-year BSc degree in Virtual and Augmented Reality is one of the first of its kind in the UK.

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Key Facts

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Degree

(BSc (Hons)) Virtual and Augmented Reality

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Degree Duration

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 year degree

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Pathways Available

International Foundation Year

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

This course has been carefully structured to equip students with the most up-to-date knowledge, skills and experience required by industry.
The programme is guided by knowledgeable industry active staff such as Carlton Reeve (a consultant for commercial AR games) and Peter Chapman (who runs his own digital agency), you’ll learn advanced techniques such as: 3D modelling, motion capture, digital compositing, programming, games design and app development.

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Important
  • There may be additional costs that you may incur as a student such printing, stationary and PC if needed.

Why Study this Degree

In this course you’ll benefit from plenty of opportunities to expand your knowledge and grow your passion. This includes 48-hour film and game jams, access to technical equipment for personal projects, and workshops delivered by award-winning industry professionals such as James Butler (Animator, Peppa Pig) and Iki Ikram (VFX Artist, Last of Us, Uncharted).

The department has a close relationship with the resident Working Academy placement agency, which provides students and graduates with the opportunity to work on collaborative digital projects commissioned through public sector organisations.

Your Pathways

The IFY will prepare you for the first year of your undergraduate degree. It’s made up of several core and subject-specific modules that will give you a greater understanding of your chosen subject area. The skills you develop through this programme will help you in your chosen degree, in your future career, and in all aspects of life.

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University of Bradford

The University combines academic teaching with industry expertise to create a learning environment and culture that fosters innovation and excellence. This approach helps you to develop skills and gain practical experience that is highly valued by future employers.

Formed in 1832 as the Mechanics Institute, in 1966 the University of Bradford became Britain’s 40th university. Over its 50 years the University has innovated and proven its excellence, more recently, ranked top 3 in the UK for work experience and careers and employment services and won University of the Year for Social Inclusion.

The University of Bradford is made up of four academic faculties with each covering a broad range of specialisms:

  • Faculty of Engineering & Informatics
  • Faculty of Health Studies
  • Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Faculty of Management, Law & Social Sciences