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Pre-College Career Accelerators > VR Design with Unity and Meta Quest 2

In this introductory experience, students will get an introduction to the principles of VR design and development. Virtual Reality (VR) involves wearing a headset and placing yourself in a digital space separate from reality. Students will explore how the Unity platform is used to design, develop, and deploy VR experiences. They will learn fundamental game design concepts and practices for a compelling VR experience. This course is excellent for gaming enthusiasts and beginners, as they go beyond just playing a game to become design thinkers themselves. VR is most well-known in video games and entertainment, but it's also used in training simulations, therapy, tourism, education, journalism, manufacturing, architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) projects. This Career Accelerator experience is an introduction to the principles of VR development.

What you'll learn

  • Learn the ins and outs of Unity for VR content creation 
  • VR design concepts 
  • Using Unity to Develop VR Experiences with game objects, models, and levels 
  • Investigate UI Best Practices for VR 
  • Career pathways   

Who should take this course? 

This course is suitable for students who want to explore careers in tech, coding, and VR. 

Program Highlights

Together we will unpack the unity platform go through its powerful features, explain how they work, and how you can use them in your AR development projects. Overview of fundamental Unity skills: basic scripting, asset management, utilizing textures and materials, designing UI, creating animations, and Audio. Develop a deeper understanding of the evolution of VR and explore the real-world impact of VR design via case studies and applications from industry leaders like Meta, Microsoft, Amazon, and Google.  

On campus tech requirements

  • Quest or Meta Quest 2 VR Headset  
  • Laptop: PC or Mac that supports Unity Game Engine 
  • Desire to learn Virtual Reality Development

Hands-on learning allows students to tackle real industry problems

In this career accelerator, students learn by doing, expose them to VR design from concept to creation, and show them the potential of VR across industries and real-world career opportunities. 

Campus Locations


New York, NY

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