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Designing for AR

Develop an AR applications in the context of a real-time game engine using Unity Software

Course Detail

Course Details

Award : Certificate of Completion

Duration: 36 hours

Course Schedule: Twice a week for 6 weeks

Topics Covered

  • Immersive Ecosystem
  • Developing an AR Immersive Application

Entry Requirements

  • Age: 16 years old and above recommended
  • Open to all Singapore Residents (Including citizens, PR, LTVP Holders)

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the foundational knowledge of AR and VR and identify its benefits for real-world application
  • Deconstruct an Immersive Augmented Reality application
  • Create user stories and storyboards to transform information about user needs into design concepts
  • Develop interface wireframes to concretize the design and enable early user testing
  • Identify the specifications & configurations of hardware and platforms required to develop an Immersive Application
  • Combine the principles of design with the principles of interaction to create appropriate interaction experiences
  • Demonstrate understanding of relationships between sound and visuals when creating Immersive AR Applications
  • Develop a working prototype of an Augmented Reality Application based on a concept
  • Learn to develop Immersive AR applications in the context of a real-time game engine

Software Taught

  • Unity
  • C##


ParticularsFull FeesSingaporeans below 40yrs & PRSSingaporeans 40 Yrs Old and AboveSME Sponsored Singaporeans & PR
Subsidy (Grant) in %$540up to 90%up to 90%
Fees (Inclusive of 7% GST) (S$)$2461$1921$661$661
(Self-sponsored students can use Skills Future Credit, PSEA grant, UTAP and SFEC)

  • 75% attendance is mandatory to complete the programme
  • The student should submit and must pass the prescribed assessment (i.e. Practical Project)

*For additional grant eligibility, please contact us.

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A unique learning experience combining academic leadership and first-hand experience from world-class educators.

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Rajesh Chakravarthy

ACADEMIC DIRECTOR at MAGES Institute of Excellence
Master of Arts- Visual Effects, Savannah College of Art and Design, USA

Rajesh has been working in the education, animation, and digital design fields for the past 18 years with 9 years of educational experience at various film and Creative Media/Tech Schools across the world. He has a Master of Arts Degree in Visual Effects from Savannah College of Art and Design.


As an Academic Director and Lead Lecturer(Games & AR/VR), Rajesh has successfully trained his students for successful employment and many of my ex-students are working in the animation and creative arts industry globally at Prominent Animation, Game, VR/AR companies such as ILM, Electronic Arts, Blizzard, Bungie Studios, Microsoft, Gulfstream Aerospace, etc.


Rajesh has been researching and working with Augmented & Virtual Reality Projects since 2014, designing and implementing AR and VR applications with his focus being on 3D user interfaces, Design and Engineering to Serious Games for Impact, Data Analytics for immersive applications. You will always find Rajesh envisioning and creating something new and exciting. He works at the junction of Design, Technology, and Business. He’s been evangelizing the new Immersive Technologies by actively doing workshops on Design for AR and VR, prototyping for AR/VR Technologies, and Applications of XR in Enterprises based on business needs.

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Don Carlo, Interactive Environment Student

What makes MAGES unique is that they really focus on the individual capabilities of the student and they are able to adapt to each Student's learning needs while still keeping to the modules and structure. They are really eager to make the students learn something from the course - and produce a quality output for the final project.

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