01.23.23 Micro Credential-Introduction To XR Applications & Technologies

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Course Title: Introduction To XR, Applications & Technologies

Commences: Week Commencing 23rd January, 2023
Duration: 12 weeks – Accredited
Cost Per Participant: €1050 (€1500 without IMTSkillnet Subsidy)
Max Participants: 20
Venue: Blended Learning – Classroom Based & Online

Course Coordinator: Dr. Fionnuala Conway – conwayfi@tcd.ie
Course Director: Dr. Fionnuala Conway

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Micro-credentials are a new and exciting academic offering. They are short, accredited learning experiences that facilitate flexible and innovative professional development and lifelong learning.

Why should I take this micro-credential?

This micro-credential will give learners a broad but deep introduction to Unity3D, the current standard software for VR and AR prototyping and development. You will take a deep dive into VR and AR development, enabling you to apply your new knowledge in a creative manner.
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The credit value of this micro-credential is 5 ECTS. The European Credit Transfer System is a commonly used credit system, recognised by Trinity College Dublin and by awarding bodies across the EU and in some other countries.

Your learning in this micro-credential will be assessed using authentic assessment that is directly related to your industry.
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You will attend weekly 2-hour lectures and develop your own applications. Using the software Unity3D, lectures will introduce the development of interactive environments with a focus on design for Virtual Reality or Augmented Reality applications.

Two of the lectures will be dedicated to showcasing and reviewing the body of work created by you and your peers.

You will create 2 applications that can be used for portfolio and write a report on their design and development.

What Are The Prerequisites?

To apply for this course, experience with the fundamentals of audio and visual production is highly desirable, but not necessary.
You will also need an up to date CV.

How do I Apply?
Click here to find out more and apply for this micro-credential, or you can email micro-credentials@tcd.ie or book a call with Trinity personnel.
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If you are a Republic of Ireland resident and a company employee or a sole trader or freelancer, then you may qualify for the Immersive Technologies Skillnet talent development subsidy.

Fill out this application form.

If you secure a place on the course via the Trinity application process, then you will be contacted by Immersive Technologies Skillnet to register with us and pay before 31st December 2022 to secure a place.

Payments can be made either through a secure Paypal link or via Company invoice.
Please choose your method on the subsidy application form above.

Closing Date: 12th December 2022
Course Application: via TCD


  • Intro To XR Applications & Technologies
    23rd January 2023 - 31st March 2023
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Venue Phone: +353 1 896 1000
Venue Website:

Trinity College Dublin, College Green, Dublin, Leinster, D2