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Virtual and Augmented Reality

Lethbridge College

Lethbridge College
Lethbridge College will get you ready for a career in the latest emerging technology - virtual and augmented reality. After completing this one-year certificate, it will open up career opportunities in many industries including education, journalism, healthcare, engineering, and architecture. Enhance your technical expertise and convert ideas from your imagination into exciting and relevant VR-AR content. With a balance of technical and entrepreneurial skill-building, Lethbridge College's Virtual and Augmented Reality certificate program focuses on 4 areas of study: fundamentals, experiential, spatial and application. You will spend the first term learning extended reality fundamentals and be exposed to the latest tools including 3-D modeling, 360-degree video, and volumetric design. You will build practical projects and be given opportunities to build entrepreneurial skills on your own, and by working with a team of VR and AR specialists. You will spend the final semester of the program in an industry-based practicum focused on an area of expertise that appeals to you, helping organizations build VR-AR experiences, as well as design quality content that clients can actually use.

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3000 College Drive South
Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K1L6, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

General Admission Requirements: All applicants must meet the general admission requirements for Lethbridge College programs, as indicated in the Admissions section of the calendar.

Practicum Experience Requirements: There is a required practicum component to this program. The College dictates the legal terms and conditions governing the practicum experience.

Note: Applicants who lack the required academic admission requirements can apply to the College and University Preparatory Program to upgrade for your program.

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA): If you have experience working in this field of study, you may be eligible for Prior Learning Assessment.

Your Investment: Students will be required to purchase a Head Mounted Display (HMD). They should check with instructors for specific HMD requirements.

Application Deadline

Admissions: New students are accepted into the Virtual and Augmented Reality certificate program for the Fall (September) term.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated August 29, 2019. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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