XR Design, Bachelor's Degree

Basic Information

Degree title
Bachelor of Arts and Design
Duration / Date(s)
4 years
240 ects credits
Next application period: 3 Jan – 17 Jan 2024
Price / Tuition fee
Tuition fees might apply
See our student Parinaz's experience of studying XR Design in Metropolia.

Become an Expert in XR Design

As an XR Design student, you will learn to create innovative applications and content for virtual and augmented reality environments. You will design spaces, concepts, objects, interfaces and immersive experiences for virtual environments using 3D modelling software and game engines as your tools.

Studying XR Design in a truly multicultural environment in Metropolia UAS gives you a perfect start towards an international career in a challenging and fast developing field of extended reality application design. The degree gives you a solid basis to work for example as an XR Designer, developer, digital artist, or project manager anywhere in the world.

Inspiring Study Experience

Your studies in the Degree Programme in Culture and Arts, XR Design include: XR content production skills such as 3D modelling, sculpting, animation, lighting and texturing. Importing 3D models into game engines and creating interactivity through programming. Designing user interfaces for virtual and augmented reality applications. Teamwork and participating in client projects.

The first year and a half is spent learning the basics of the industry, followed by project courses where you work on various team and client projects. During project courses, students often specialize in the job roles that interest them most. The studies also include internships and a thesis.

XR productions are usually the result of collaboration between specialists in different fields. During the studies, students work in production teams that simulate working life. The intensive working model requires a commitment to full-time study.

You will become familiar with intercultural aspects due to the multi-cultural study environment and student community.

Broad Range of Career Prospects

XR sector is an emerging field of the future with new job opportunities. You can find employment for example in areas such as design visualisation in architecture, engineering and construction, design industry, 3D games and 3D simulators, virtual platforms for film and television, XR applications in health technologies or science visualization.

A job can be found in the games or entertainment industry, TV and film production, design agencies, marketing and advertising, production of educational material, or science illustration

Studying XR Design in Metropolia University of Applied Sciences gives you the keys to succeed in any of these interesting fields.

Scholarships and tuition fees

Annual tuition fee for non-EU/EEA applicants 12 000 €.

This fee applies only to non-EU/EEA degree students.

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