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IntroductionMA Virtual and Extended Realities is an industry-led course designed to address increased demand for expertise in immersive storytelling. The course is open to passionate graduates who want to enter the radical world of virtual, augmented and extended reality production.We welcome students from all disciplines and backgrounds, and are looking for people with ideas about how their unique perspective and diverse experiences can contribute to this young and fast-evolving industry.Your
MA Virtual and Extended Realities is an industry-led course designed to address increased demand for expertise in immersive storytelling. The course is open to passionate graduates who want to enter the radical world of virtual, augmented and extended reality production.
We welcome students from all disciplines and backgrounds, and are looking for people with ideas about how their unique perspective and diverse experiences can contribute to this young and fast-evolving industry.
Your background may be in journalism, filmmaking, experience design, education, marketing or theatre. Perhaps your specialism is in storytelling, software, sound design or circus.
Whatever you bring to the mix, this is a place for independent thinkers who thrive in experimental, collaborative and hands-on learning environments.
Why study this course?
Virtual and Extended Realities is one of the fastest growing markets in the world. There is a recognised shortage of graduates with the skills and experience needed to support transformation in every sector.
Learning and Teaching
Study a critical, practical and production-based master's degree. You'll work individually and in teams to conceptualise, research, plan and deliver a series of creative projects.
Prepare for your professional career through specialist modules. You'll build a unique mixture of editorial, creative and technical skills that you can apply to this rapidly expanding industry.
Develop your critical evaluation, conceptual thinking and communication skills for diverse media and audiences.
Engage with external communities of researchers and attend professional events, festivals and masterclasses with industry practitioners. Refine your practice in a relevant, real-world context.
Throughout the course, you'll be assessed through a mix of portfolio work, proposals, presentations, evaluations and reports. You'll be expected to plan, pitch, produce and present at least one completed VR/AR project.
Careers / Further study
As a successful graduate, you'll have the research and planning skills needed to undertake independent, innovative and sustainable projects across multiple industries.
You'll be highly analytical and strategic, with advanced communications skills that will help you articulate your knowledge of new media technology and storytelling.
UWE Bristol, (University of the West of England) is one the largest providers of higher education in the UK. It’s a progressive and supportive university where collaboration with industry helps them to identify skills shortages, develop courses and provide employment enhancing opportunities for their students. Its wide range of postgraduate study options are designed to open up student’s career options and fast track them into new professions regardless of the subject of their undergraduate degree. These include taught and research courses, and online programmes in a variety of subjects including biomedical science, animation, health psychology, and wildlife filmmaking.
Students enjoy their time at UWE Bristol, which is ranked in the top 10 universities in the UK for student satisfaction (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey, 2019).