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Virtual and Augmented Reality

York St John University

12 months
12750 GBP/year
6500 GBP/year
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The rapidly growing industry of virtual and augmented reality allows creative professionals from diverse backgrounds to express themselves and design exciting new digital experiences. This specialist Virtual and Augmented Reality course at York St John University equips you to join the next generation of digital creators in this emerging field.

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Key Features

If you'd like to refine your skills and specialise in augmented reality, this is the course for you. We will provide the skills and knowledge needed to create digital experiences. Explore your creative ideas and achieve innovative outcomes. 

You'll learn everything you need to know about virtual and augmented reality design. Study the developments in design thinking to establish a core design approach. Investigate how virtual and augmented realities are transforming how we learn and communicate.

Embrace immersive technologies to enhance your creative practice. Using wearable and handheld devices, you'll craft digital experiences for a range of industries. Apply your creative talent and skills to marketing, education, television, gaming and more.

Our unique Virtual and Augmented Reality course at York St John University allows you to work with York Business School. You will explore consumer behaviour and strategic branding to inform your project work. Collaborate with industry partners and key practitioners to build a professional network.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design Thinking
  • The Creative Entrepreneur
  • Future Design Trends
  • Immersive Design
  • Design Innovation Project: Virtual &Augmented Reality
  • Major Project: Virtual & Augmented Reality

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry onto this postgraduate course requires a minimum of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in a related subject.
  • If your undergraduate degree is not in a related discipline but you can provide a strong portfolio of visual work, your application will be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12750 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 GBP /month
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