Introduction to XR - Applications & Technology - Micro-Credential

Trinity College Dublin

Introduction to XR - Applications & Technology - Micro-Credential

Who is this Micro-credential for?

• This micro-credential is being offered to creative media professionals, musicians, composers, visual artists; those looking to upskill in the development of interactive environments using Unity software and apply their audio, 3D visual and interactive media skills in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality.

Why should I take this Micro-credential?

• This micro-credential will give you broad but deep introduction to Unity3D, the current standard software for VR and AR prototyping and development.

• Through the development of portfolio-standard applications, you will take a deep dive into VR and AR development, enabling you to apply your new knowledge in a creative manner.

What will I do?

• In this micro-credential you will attend weekly 2-hour lectures. These will be classroom based but will be live streamed and recorded for those that prefer online delivery. These lectures will introduce you to the development of interactive environments using the software Unity3D, that can be designed for Virtual or Augmented Reality applications.

• There is a particular focus on the development of creative and innovative uses and application of these environments.

• Two of the lectures will be dedicated to showcasing and reviewing the body of work created by the learners.

• You will create 2 applications that can be used for portfolio and write a report on the design and development of each piece.

Entry requirements

• Experience with the fundamentals of audio and visual production is highly desirable, but not necessary, for this micro-credential.

• CV.

Application dates

Closing Date 2nd January 2024


12 weeks

How will this Micro-credential be delivered?

• There will be blended delivery with all lectures recorded ’live’ while also giving the option for face-to-face lectures. Timetabling currently has 2-hour slot for lectures. Weekly lectures (2hr) will be given from Week 1 to Week 12 with viewing sessions of learners’ work taking place on Week 6 and 12. These lectures will be live streamed and recorded.

• The VLE (Blackboard) will be used to host lectures including Collaborate Ultra and discussion boards. It will also be used to provide structured access to all resources. Lecture recordings will be automatically published on the VLE. The assignments tool in Blackboard will be used to submit and give feedback on assessments.

Enrolment dates

Next Intake 22nd January 2024

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    Blended,Part time

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