Augmented & Virtual Reality Development

Dundalk Institute of Technology


Course Name Augmented & Virtual Reality Development
Course Provider Dundalk Institute of Technology
Course Code 103572 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Dundalk Institute of Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Online, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dundalk
Qualification Letters HDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: Spring 2019
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Early registration is advisable as the number of places on many courses is limited.
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Duration 2 Years

Course Delivery
The course will be delivered over 2 years (4 semesters) in part-time blended mode (80% online, 20% face-to-face) and will be ideally suited to those who cannot commit to full-time study. Online learning will take place three evenings per week typically between 6:00pm – 9:00pm. For face-to-face learning attendance is required on the DkIT campus one Saturday per month (maximum three times per semester).
Course Fee €2380

*Applicants may pay in instalments. Please visit for more information.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants must possess an Honours Bachelor Degree (NFQ Level 8) or equivalent in the field of study of Art, Design, Computing, Engineering or a cognate discipline.

Applicants who do not meet the academic entry requirements but who have significa...

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Course Content

Expand+Course Description
This NFQ Level 8 two-year part-time course that will provide students with the knowledge, skills and competencies to design, develop and evaluate immersive user experiences with virtual, augmented and mixed reality technologies. T...

Subjects Taught Course Content

Semester 1
VR/ AR Theory
Introduction to Computer Animation
Mathematics for Computer Graphics

Semester 2
Introduction to Programming
UXD in Immersive Technologies
Sound Design for Immersive Technologies

Semester 3

Programming for Interactive Environments
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
VR/AR Project

Semester 4
Programming for Interactive Environments
360 Digital Video Techniques and VFX Compositing
VR/AR Project
Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Graduates of the course will gain the knowledge, skills and competencies to design, develop and evaluate immersive user experiences with virtual, augmented and mixed reality technologies and will be equipped to follow career paths such as:

3D Digital Artist
2D Visual and UX Designer
Interactive Programmer
Technical Director (Tools / Pipeline)
Immersive Content Writer
Immersive Director
Project Manager.
Further Enquiries Contact
Dr Brendan Ryder,
School of Informatics & Creative Arts
T: +353(0)429370285
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