This is an exciting new course that is currently being developed. This page will be updated with more information in March 2020. Please register your interest and we will email you when the course is open for applications.
This cutting-edge course is delivered within the NCCA (National Centre for Computer Animation), which is one of the most established and highly regarded centres for animation in the country. The NCCA is well placed to introduce this new BSc (Hons) Virtual Augmented Reality course based on its strong research expertise in the computer graphics and animation field, as well as its longstanding reputation of outstanding education in the area of computer graphics with applications to computer animation, games and VFX over the past 3 decades.
Virtual and Augmented Reality is emerging technology which allows the creation of virtual immersive or augmented environments with applications in medicine, architecture, archaeology/heritage, e-commerce, education, training, and the visual arts. This course will focus on providing you with a deep level of understanding and the critical skills necessary for you to develop new and existing practical applications in Virtual and Augmented Reality applications, such as in Medical, Engineering and Entertainment settings. Moreover you will use industry-standard software and hardware tools through accessing the latest commercial peripherals, such as the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, electroencephalograms (brainwave interfaces), heart monitor and facial recognition systems commonly used in VR/AR research and production.
Ultimately the course will foster you with the unique skillset required to pursue various roles in (in industries that utilise) the virtual/augmented reality and immersive technology industries, such as VR/AR developers, computer vision architects/engineers, unity/unreal engine developers, VR/AR/MR designers etc.
Next start date:
Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus
3 years (or 4 years with a 30-week placement) full-time
A Mathematics or Technology subject
For September 2021 entry: 112 - 128 tariff points including a minimum of 2 A levels or equivalent including 32 points in one required subject. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM in one required subject. For more information check out our full entry requirements.
International entry requirements:
For September 2021 entry: If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent. For more information, check out our international entry requirements.