Why study BSc (Hons) Virtual & Augmented Reality at BU? You’ll develop a unique skillset required to pursue various roles in industries that utilise the virtual and augmented reality and immersive technology industries You’ll access industry standard software and hardware tools through accessing the latest commercial peripherals used in VR/AR research and production Make invaluable contacts before you graduate through regular industry guest speakers and BU’s BFX Festival, featuring a fantastic line-up of speakers, masterclasses, exhibitions, screenings and networking events You’ll have the option to complete a 30-week placement, providing you with an added focus and opportunities to make connections in industry Study at the National Centre for Computer Animation (NCCA) The NCCA is one of the most established and highly regarded centres for computer graphics and animation education and research The centre is ranked 4th in the top 25 animation schools and colleges in the world, 3rd in Europe and 1st in the UK (Animation Career Review, 2020) As one of very few research-intensive animation centres in the UK, our expertise not only ensure our courses remain at the forefront of education but also help to define new industry practices. For September 2022 entry: We are currently developing a Foundation Year option for UK students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in the skills required for this course, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the Foundation Year, you will progress to the full degree. This page will be updated with more information in October 2021. Please register your interest and we will email you when the foundation year option is open for applications.