Diploma in XR Immersive - Mages

About Virtual Reality School

MAGES Institute is a leading Virtual Reality School in Singapore conducting Professional Certificate and Short Courses for both Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. MAGES’ Virtual Reality Course teaches the basics of Virtual Reality using Unity Engine (with C# Programming) or Unreal Engine (with C++ Programming), and creating an experience to deliver or convey the desired message/emotion and solve a real-world problem. Students are able to differentiate between benefits and shortcomings of available VR platforms, and identify the building blocks of any VR Experience. With premier AR/VR Training at MAGES, students will be able to design their own virtual interactive environment that effectively communicates a scenario or a narrative aspect. Students will also learn to balance the technicalities of the chosen platform such as graphical fidelity, interactivity and user experience using 6 Degrees of Freedom while developing their narrative experience.

Overview Augmented Reality Institute

MAGES Institute is a premier Augmented Reality Institute in Singapore conducting Professional Certification MR Course (called XR Immersive) along with AR Course and VR Classes (6 weeks each). MAGES AR Course covers the basics of Augmented Reality using Unity Engine and C# Programming for scripting, including creating and setting up markers in an immersive environment, and implementing it in a functional AR application designed to solve a real-world problem. Students would utilise technical knowledge such as interface wireframes, markers and placements, and combine them with the principles of design and interaction to create a functioning Augmented Reality application. The Application would also take into account immersion techniques such as sound and appropriate quality visuals, while balancing the technical needs with hardware limitations applicable today. This foundational knowledge of Augmented Reality will allow students to understand the constituents of an AR experience and effectively develop their own AR App.

Augmented Mixed Reality and Extended Reality concepts

Diploma in XR Immersive

Introducing the Diploma in XR Immersive, an intensive 12-month course meticulously crafted by seasoned Unity Certified and Unreal Authorized Trainers/Developers renowned for their vast industry expertise.

Embark on an exciting journey with our Diploma in XR Immersive program, where you’ll learn to create captivating applications for Augmented and Virtual Reality Experiences. Under the guidance of experienced mentors, you’ll develop hands-on skills to craft interactive AR/VR applications that push the boundaries of technology. Additionally, you’ll unlock the power of Generative AI, discovering new ways to infuse creativity into your immersive creations. With the program’s immersive learning environment, you’ll unleash your creativity and gain the expertise to create impactful experiences that transport users to new dimensions. Join us and be at the forefront of XR immersive technology, shaping the future of Augmented & Virtual Reality applications with Generative AI.

What are you waiting for? Enrol today & become an AR/VR Developer in just 12 Months!


Duration :12 Months Full-Time, 3 Hrs Lectures; International Students can only opt for Full-Time programs

Student-to-Lecturer Ratio:15 Students : 1 Lecturer

Medium of Instruction / Mode of Assessment:Lectures & Practical (Hands on Application), Project Based Assessment for All Modules

Award :Diploma in XR Immersive Program

Software Taught:Unity, Unity 3D, Unreal Engine, Photoshop, Blender, C#, Oculus, ARCore, Vuforia

Note:Oculus Quest 2 for VR and Android Phone for AR are required

INSTRUCTORS

Rajesh Chakravarthy

Academic Director | Unreal Engine Authorised Instructor

Nanda Ye Aung

Lecturer | Unreal Engine Authorised Trainer

Chan Haoran, Luther

Lecturer | Founder (Explosive Barrel)

Thomas O’Dell

Adjunct Lecturer

Jiang Anxiong, Jeffrey

Lecturer

Mohd Zaki Bin Ragman

Illustrator | Creative Director | Lecturer

John David B. Uy

Lecturer | Programmer

High-End Projects

12 Months Program

Term 1 BUILDING BLOCKS

Lay a valuable foundation with he Core Tenets of Immersive Media, creating 3D Assets, and Programming

Term 1 : Building Blocks

The first Term would focus on how to create virtual worlds that are fun and useful. This is possible thanks to improved 3D objects and spaces that work well with popular digital content creation tools. This will make the virtual worlds more interesting. You will also learn how to use the Unreal Engine to make your virtual worlds come alive. The course will teach you how to make interactive environments, where users can interact with different elements. You will also learn basic programming skills to make your virtual worlds more functional and interactive.

The program will cover the following modules:

  • Immersive Media
  • Real-Time 3D Fundamentals
  • Interactive Environments
  • Programming Fundamentals
Term 2 SKILLS & PROFICIENCY

Building skills and technical proficiency in designing and developing for AR and VR with a focus on User Experience

Term 2 : Skills & Proficiency

Put Fundamentals into practice by designing AR and VR Apps. Learn first-hand the interactivity challenges and solutions through practical application, and channel the knowledge into developing an XR app for an Enterprise Solution.

The term will cover the following modules :

  • Augmented Reality Design and Development
  • UI/UX for XR
  • Virtual Reality Design and Development
  • XR Development for Enterprises
Term 3 PROJECT

Combining everything you've learnt, Execute an XR application to solve a real-world problem faced by an enterprise

Term 3 : Project

In their third term, students engage in a captivating Capstone Project where they tackle a real-world problem statement and execute an AR/VR application infused with Generative AI. Guided by experienced mentors, students participate in research-based studio practice, applying the skills and knowledge gained throughout the course. They showcase their proficiency by presenting a polished and innovative Capstone Project that demonstrates their mastery of AR/VR technologies enhanced by the transformative capabilities of Generative AI. This project harnesses the power of generative design within the realm of AR/VR, offering unique solutions to real-world challenges.

The term will cover the following modules :

  • Capstone Project

ADMISSION INFORMATION

Entry requirements

Age : 18 years old or above,

3 GCE ‘O’ Levels incl Minimum of C6 Grade in English

(*Incl 8% GST)
International Students SGD 18,887.04 Singapore Citizens & PRs SGD 16,457.04

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the entry requirements for local students to enroll in the Diploma in XR Immersive (AR/VR) Program?

    Entry requirements for Diploma in XR (AR/VR) Program are:
  • Age: 18 years old or above
  • 3 GCE ‘O’ Levels incl Minimum of C6 Grade in English

Can students work part-time while studying in the XR Immersive (AR/VR) Program?

Yes, local students are generally permitted to work part-time while studying. However, international students may have restrictions on their ability to work part-time due to visa regulations

Are there any financial assistance schemes or grants available for students in the XR Immersive Program?

Scholarship opportunities are available for full-time programs, catering to both local and international students. Local students have the option to apply for grants such as the SkillsFuture Study Award (SSG), SkillsFuture Fellowship (SGF), and Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) for financial support. *T&C Applies

What are some of the career options and industries that graduates can explore after completing the Diploma in XR Immersive program

Graduates can pursue careers as VR/AR Developers, Unity Developers, Unreal Developers, XR Generalists, Creative Technologists, UX/UI Designers(AR/VR), Immersive Experience Designers, Game Developers, Interaction Designers, Technical Artists, and Project Managers.

The applications of VR/AR extend across various industries, including Education, Aerospace and Defense, Commercial, Civic, Tech, Health Care, Manufacturing, Design, Architecture, Real Estate, and Entertainment.

What is the admission process and what payment options are available?

After submitting your contact information, a course consultant will reach out to you to provide guidance on the admissions process and available grants that match your profile. We offer convenient payment options, including checks, bank transfers, credit/debit cards, and PayPal.

For detailed information, kindly reach out to us directly using the Enquiry form below.

What are the Tools/Software being taught during the course

In this course, you will acquire practical experience with a wide range of tools and software, including Unity 3D, Unreal Engine, Photoshop, Blender, C#, ARCore, Vuforia, and more. These tools will equip you with the necessary skills to excel in the field

Class will be conducted offline/online?

The classes will primarily be conducted in-person at the MAGES premises. However, in certain cases, we also offer online sessions to accommodate students’ needs and ensure flexibility in their learning experience

What do students do after they complete a Diploma in XR Immersive (AR/VR) Program?

After graduating from the Diploma in XR Immersive program, students are well-equipped to embark on diverse career paths and explore exciting opportunities, including entry-level AR/VR development roles. Many graduates also choose to leverage their newfound knowledge and skills to advance in their current jobs, or even enhance their businesses. With a remarkable placement record of over 85%, our graduates have successfully secured positions in renowned organizations such as Singapore Polytechnic, REVEZ Motion, Wipro, Infotech, Citibank, and Turnkey.

How can I apply for your courses?

To apply for this course, complete the form by providing the required information and click the SUBMIT button. It should only take approximately 3 minutes to complete. Upon receiving your application, our course consultant will promptly reach out to you to guide you through the next steps of the application process.

Do you offer placements post-completion of the program

At MAGES, we offer extensive placement facilitation and support to our students, including assistance with portfolio creation, CV preparation, interview preparations, and networking opportunities.

What are the Student-To-Lecturer Ratio?

Our institute maintains a favorable student-to-lecturer ratio of 15:1.

This allows for personalized attention, interactive discussions, and individualized mentorship, fostering a vibrant learning community where students can thrive and excel.

What is the admission process for International Student

    For Admission, few steps to be followed:
  • Pre-Counselling Session: Aim to provide students with guidance, allowing them to make an informed decision
  • Submit Application Form: Applicants must submit the completed MAGES Student Application Form to MAGES with the required list of documents
  • Application Evolution: After the processing of application forms, applicants will be invited to an interview with our Academic Director
  • Acceptance of Offer Letter: To accept the offer, please sign and return the letter of offer to our admission
  • Student Pass Application: Student Pass will be provided by MAGES following a few directions
  • Contract Signing: MAGES will issue the necessary documents & you required to accept and sign the contract

Who can join Diploma in XR (AR/VR) Program?

    Diploma in XR (AR/VR) Program is for:
  • Students aspiring to pursue a career in the AR/VR industry
  • Professionals and students who have a keen interest in exploring the possibilities of AR/VR technology
  • Technical project managers seeking to enhance their expertise in managing AR/VR projects
  • Entrepreneurs who are motivated to develop their own AR/VR applications and ventures
  • IT professionals who wish to upskill themselves in preparation for new tech positions within the AR/VR domain
  • Individuals with a strong passion for joining or building a tech start-up specifically focused on AR/VR

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