Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

Discover how Extended Reality (XR) is transforming our world

From immersive experiences to providing simulation and therapy in health, Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR), collectively known as Extended Reality (XR), make it possible to go beyond the realm of what was previously thought.

On this course, you’ll explore the tools and technologies that support the features and applications of VR, AR and MR.

You’ll discover the basic concepts of creating VR, AR and MR experiences as well as the ethics involved in developing these kinds of applications. You’ll use published articles and hear from experts on how they’ve applied VR, AR and MR technology in their various fields.

Featured in the UK government’s The Skills Toolkit collection.

What topics will you cover?

  • The fundamentals of XR (VR, AR and MR)
  • The ethics surrounding the creation of XR applications
  • Careers/pathways in and skills in XR
  • The technologies and tools in creating XR projects

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone interested in VR applications, understanding the features applied in creative dynamic VR application, or learning more about the technologies and domains of VR.

You might also be interested in the other courses in the Essential Creative Technologies collection from UAL Creative Computing Institute, Lancaster University and the Institute of Coding.

Who developed the course?

Lancaster University

Lancaster University is a collegiate university, with a global reputation as a centre for research, scholarship and teaching with an emphasis on employability.

Institute of Coding

The Institute of Coding is a family of learners, businesses and educators creating a new way to develop the digital skills needed at work and beyond.