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Take advantage of our most epic Cyber Week deals ever! Save $200 on academies, $150 on camps, and $50 on multi-packs of Online Private Lessons. This is your moment to tackle holiday shopping with gifts for your kids that are fun, educational, and bursting with STEM magic.

Ends November 29, 2022 at 11:59pm PT. $200 off applies only to academies. $150 off applies only to camps. $50 off applies only to multi-packs of Online Private Lessons. Must pay in full at time of registration for Online Private Lessons. Promo code can be used once per child per program. Promo codes can not be applied to previous purchases.


 
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Our online and on-campus academies instill specialized skills in fields like coding, AI, game dev, business, and more, giving your teen an edge for college and future careers. Secure our biggest savings of the year on the gift that sets them apart.

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Guided by an expert mentor through a wonderland of STEM fun and skill-building, your child will enter a dazzling world of possibility–all from the comfort of their coziest PJs. Perfect for kids who want to explore something new, level up their skills fast, or boost their portfolio with impressive projects!

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AR/VR Design Certificate in Unity with NYU Tandon School of Engineering

  • Price: $1,499 USD
  • Age: 13 - 19
  • Skill Level: Beginner–Advanced

About This Course

Begin with wireframes and programs like Figma to explore and perfect your interactions before you get to a final application. As you progress through the various stages of the design process you'll bring in more tools and hardware, working your way up to Unity. By the time you get into Unity and see all the features it provides, you'll be well prepared to think through the design process and hit the ground running. With curriculum designed and delivered by NYU's world-renowned faculty and industry experts and all the magic of our legendary camps, you’ll build in-demand skills, work in an environment with motivated learners from around the world, and have a blast boosting your portfolio with an official certificate. 

For the best experience, your teen will need a VR-capable device (not included). The curriculum focuses on the Meta Quest 2.

In this course you will:

  • Understand key UX/UI concepts and how to think like a designer
  • Build application prototypes using figma, Adobe XD, Unity, and more
  • Create engaging user interactions in VR, AR, and XR (extended reality) applications
  • Design, iterate, and implement UI components
  • Develop a portfolio to share with potential universities or employers

Sample Schedule

Learn the fundamentals of UI and UX, and create wireframes for your projects using websites like Figma, Miro, and Marvel POP.

  • Research user experiences and gain feedback from your classmates and instructors on how to improve your work and best design for your intended audience.
  • Start to learn about VR and AR experiences.
  • Prototype interfaces and add sound and interactivity using Adobe XD and Audacity.

Design concepts for VR and AR experiences, and learn the fundamentals of Unity to start creating your prototype.

  • Develop an AR or VR experience using Unity as your final project for this semester.
  • Test Unity projects with classmates and implement feedback to enhance and polish your project.
  • Pitch the experience you designed to your instructor and peers.

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Earn Certification

Upon successful completion of this course, NYU Tandon School of Engineering grants a certificate of completion to participants. This course is graded as a pass or fail; students must receive 75% to pass and obtain the certificate of completion.

Course Highlights

Each day of instruction includes two hours of live learning with your iD Tech instructors, with additional time to complete self-paced graded assignments and skill development, with videos featuring NYU faculty and industry experts.

  • Certificate recognizing your skills and success

  • Insights and demos from renowned NYU faculty and industry experts

  • Skills that can help secure internships and potential jobs

  • Portfolio to share with colleges and future employers

When does your teen want to learn?

Supercharge your teen’s school year with an online group class meeting once a week for 10 weeks! For maximum flexibility, you can choose the ideal day of week and time to learn—perfect for teens juggling multiple after-school activities! Each two-hour session includes a live instructor, individual attention, and access to exclusive curriculum. Office hours are included for further help and personalized guidance.

Maximize your teen’s summer learning with an online group class meeting Monday-Friday for two weeks! This focused schedule will help them boost their resume as quickly as possible, with plenty of summer left for travel, hangouts with friends, and other favorite activities. Each two-hour session includes a live instructor, individual attention, and access to exclusive curriculum. Office hours are included for further help and personalized guidance.

Frequently Asked Questions

The market for augmented and virtual reality is set to exceed $200 billion by next year, with developers relying heavily on Unity (the 3D engine that fuels everything from gaming to industrial design) to create the most immersive experiences. This course will prepare your teen for the world of opportunity that awaits game devs with a solid foundation in these visionary fields.

This course is an ideal launchpad for pre-collegiate students looking to learn the fundamentals of User Experience and User Interface design. The course is first and foremost a game design course, with minimal coding. It’s particularly beneficial for students aspiring to intern or work in fields such as graphic design, AR, and VR, creatives who want to build a specialized tech skillset, and those looking to boost their portfolios and college applications with official certification.

Yes! Teens of all skill levels will benefit from this course.

In order for your teen to run this course, they will need a Mac or Windows computer, webcam, and stable internet connection with access to Zoom video conferencing. Curriculum will be delivered through Canvas.

For the best experience, your teen will need a VR-capable device (not included). The curriculum focuses on the Meta Quest 2.

After successful completion of the course, your teen’s verified digital certificate will be emailed to you, at no additional cost, in the name you used when registering for the course. All certificate images shown are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of NYU.

This course is taught by live iD Tech instructors and features exclusive video content from NYU Tandon faculty and industry experts.

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