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Spread the cost of camp out over time with a payment plan. Get started today for as low as $250!

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Register now, pay later

Spread the cost of camp out over time with a payment plan. Get started today for as low as $250!

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Add a course, save $50

Automatically save $50 when you buy a second camp or course, whether it’s in another topic or for another child!

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Automatically save $50 when you add courses or siblings!

Pay standard tuition for one student to attend a small-group program and receive $50 off for each additional course or sibling.

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Refer a friend, save $25

Register for camp and invite friends to join! You'll earn a $25 credit for each new referral, and your friends save too!

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Refer a friend and save $25. Your friend will save, too.

Once you register for an online or on-campus program, you'll receive a unique Refer-a-Friend code that can be shared with up to ten friends. You'll earn a $25 credit for each new referral, and your friends will save, too!

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  • Students you refer cannot have previously attended an online or on-campus program with iD Tech.
  • Referrals must be made prior to the date your friends' sessions start.
  • New students must enter your unique
  • Refer-a-Friend referral code at the time of registration. Refer-a-Friend savings does not apply to Online Private Lessons.

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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.

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

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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