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Build your own reality.

Master the technology to create compelling virtual environments that will redefine the way we work, play, and socialize.

Cape Town only.

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A breakthrough curriculum.

iX classes blend theoretical learning with practical skills and tools. That way, you get a wide breadth of knowledge, but also the power to create real value.

Foundation Theory

VR and the Future
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What is the true potential of this technology? What you'll learn will blow your wildest imaginations—and then you'll build it.

3D scene building
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Blur the lines of reality by optimising composition, lighting, texture, sound and post-effects.

Interaction design
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Learn how to manipulate virtual space and architect 3D environments that move and respond realistically.

UI and UX Design
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How do you make virtual environments engaging and intuitive to use?

Practical Skills + Tools

Master Unity
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Master the industry-standard Unity 3D engine to bring your vision to life.

Multi-platform experiences
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Create across market-leading platforms like the Oculus Rift, HTC VIVE, Microsoft Hololens and others.

Object Oriented Programming
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Script scenes and interactions using object-oriented programming languages like JavaScript and C#.

VR Social Networking
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Create interactive real-time conversations where you're in the same room, but miles away. Think Skype on steroids.

VR Developers redesign, reprogram, and augment the 'real' world around us.

The proof is
in our 650+ alumni.

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"I absolutely loved being a part of the VR class. It exceeded my expectations and I am so thankful for the decision. This class has sparked a passion for VR/AR, and I am confident that I am going to pursue it for jobs in the near future. I have been looking for an industry that gets me excited, and I finally found it!"

Chase Lortie, Stanford '19

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"Gerard was such a helpful, approachable, and fun teacher! I came to this class not knowing anything about VR or Vive or Unity, but now I feel like I have a foundation of knowledge that allows me to pursue specific areas further on my own."

Rinna Jiang, UCLA '19

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"There are not very many people in general with significant VR experience, and somehow I was lucky enough to be taught by one of the most experienced VR developers I’ve ever met. Gerhard was a great guide in our exploration of an amazing new field that is quite hard to wrap one’s head around."

Mark Steelman, Duke '19

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"I never thought I’d get the opportunity to explore the world of virtual reality and learn about the applications of this rapidly progressing field. With the enhanced arsenal of skills I learned, I was able to come away from my summer, much more confident in myself and tremendously more knowledgeable about an innovation I previously knew nothing about."

Adelle Ingrid Dimitui, Princeton '19

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"This was the best summer / intern / study abroad ever. iX is an incredible opportunity to learn how to make amazing stuff, better than half the nonsense you see on the web, as well as see beautiful Cape Town that you've heard so much about."

Alex Tenn, Yale '14

Accelerate your career with an internship.

Careers in VR range from artistry and design, analyst positions to software developers and involve programming, mastering 3D graphic fundamentals, and interactive app development. And as with any fast-growing industry, most of tomorrow’s jobs, we can’t even begin to imagine yet. VR + medicine? VR + law? It’s anyone’s guess.

After your course, you can do an internship with one of our partner companies to hone your skillset, bolster your resume, and jumpstart your career.

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