What will I learn?

BA (Hons) Virtual Reality offers the chance to design and shape the future of the VR field, giving students the opportunity to test and work with new immersive and interactive tools for film, games, design and remote collaboration. This course is taught at London College of Communication, at Elephant and Castle, part of University of the Arts London (UAL).**Why choose this course at London College of Communication**• Access to industry standard development technologies, animation studios and capture facilities. This includes our new state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) suites and motion capture facilities.• Opportunities to collaborate with students on other courses within the Screen School including but not limited to BA (Hons) Film Practice, BA (Hons) Animation and BA (Hons) Games Design.• Students on this course will be at the global forefront of developing Virtual Reality (VR) as both a discipline and suite of technologies, and their research will directly impact the continued growth of this industry.• Virtual Reality (VR) is a rapidly growing industry, producing experiences across art, design, entertainment, film, games, heritage and simulation.**About London College of Communication**London College of Communication is for the curious, the brave and the committed: those who want to transform themselves and the world around them. Through a diverse, world-leading community of teaching, research and partnerships with industry, we enable our students to succeed as future-facing creatives in the always-evolving design, media and screen industries. The London College of Communication experience is all about learning by doing. Our students get their hands dirty and develop their skills through the exploration of our facilities and technical spaces. Students work on live briefs and commissions, with everything from independent start-ups and charities in Southwark, through to major global companies, including Penguin, the National Trust and Royal Mail, to name a few.

Which department am I in?

London College of Communication, University of the Arts London

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£22,920.00 (US$ 31,341) per year
The fee mentioned is for 2021/22 entry and there may be a slight increase in the year for 2022/23 entry. Tuition fees for international students may increase by up to 5% in each future year of the course.

This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

26 September 2022

Venue

London College of Communication

Elephant & Castle,

London,

Southwark,

SE1 6SB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Application to an undergraduate course (you may know this as a bachelor's degree) usually requires US students to have a High School Diploma plus one AP subject at Grade 3 and, where needed, a Foundation Diploma in Art and Design or relevant pre-degree qualification, and a portfolio of work. Our IELTS requirements vary depending on the course and level of study. Minimum score for IELTS: 5.0.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of the Arts London

University of the Arts London has been ranked second in the world for Art and Design in the 2020 QS World University Rankings.

  • Rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted for its Foundation Diploma
  • 2 of top 4 undergraduate fashion courses are taught at UAL
  • Ranked in the top 15 in the UK for industry connections
  • UAL alumni have won awards including Golden Globes and Oscars

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