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The Ultimate VR Course List (2020)

So you want to learn VR?

Looking to learn about the ins and outs of Virtual Reality? Getting started professionally with VR can be daunting, and there’s quite  a  lot of material available on the web – after all, virtual reality has been a thing since 2014. To make it a bit easier for you, we’ve compiled a list of some of the very best material out there. 

Whether you’re looking to learn how to code complex Virtual Reality applications yourself, or you just want to get a brief introduction to what the technology is all about, and why we care – you’ll find just about all of that in our curated section below. 

Our courses draw from 3 sources of authority:


VR Essential Training

No year-long history as a complex developer? Sometimes you know you want to start learning about a particular technology, but not quite sure what. aspect of it, suits you best. If that’s you, don’t worry – plenty folks out there come to VR without being a developer or a film-maker. These initial VR  courses can help anyone get the gist of virtual reality, immersive technology and what it might be used for. We’ve tried to compile from as many sources as possible, but please let us know if you find that there’s some great VR courses out there, not on our list.

  • Length: 00:35:18
  • Cost: $29.99/m (subscription)
  • Instructor: Craig Barr

VR Development

Developers are some of the most sought-after professionals in the world these days. It doesn’t really matter what industry you’re in – developers are the meat and potatoes of just about any virtual product, so it’s no surprise that there are plenty of well-paid jobs on offer for the most qualified developers out there.

Check out the latest VR development jobs:

With that being said, before you can fly off to join the ranks of Oculus, Unity or Samsung, you need hone your skills and become a pro. We’ve compiled some of the best development courses with VR as a focus point. Get ready, fire up Unity and dive head-first into these well-made tutorials from some of the world’s leading experts in VR development.

  • Length: 01:31:13
  • Cost: $220
  • Instructor: BlueTech Academy Inc.

  • Length: 07:40:47
  • Cost: $180
  • Instructor: Fred Moreau

  • Length: 17:04:33
  • Cost: $105
  • Instructor: GameDev

  • Length: 05:53:48
  • Cost: $220
  • Instructor: Pablo Farias Navarro

  • Length: 11:41:32
  • Cost: $220
  • Instructor: Dinesh Tavasalkar

  • Length: 01:17:00
  • Cost: $29.99/m (subscription)
  • Instructor: Michael House

3D Modelling

Regardless of how well an application or game has been written, it still needs a convincing environment, and that’s where 3D modelling courses for virtual reality comes into the picture. The courses provided below will equip you with the know-how and expertise to help forge some of the best 3D models for the screen. 

VR for the creative industry is booming these days, and major players such as Adobe and Unity keep making more room for virtual reality work in their applications. If you’re looking to browse one of the courses below, make sure to also read our “Best VR Apps for Design Work and 3D” so you have an idea of just how far the creative industry is going into 3D modelling and immersive artistry. There’s some great applications on the list.

  • Length: 01:17:00
  • Cost: $29.99/m (subscription)
  • Instructor: Craig Barr

Film Making

Film is a medium that has been with us for a while, and there’s been plenty of innovations in technology along the way. With virtual reality and immersive technology available to the masses, the use of 180/360° videography becomes a more common practice among video-editing professionals. The tutorials offered below will provide film makers and videographers with the tools needed to take their work into the immersive displays of virtual reality technology.

If you’d like to see some awesome examples of VR videos, you can check out our best-of series from 2016, 2017 and 2019. These lists contain the most viewed 360/180° videos of the past few years.

  • Length: 00:56:12
  • Cost: $29.99/m (subscription)
  • Instructor: Ben Long

  • Length: 00:42:00
  • Cost: $29.99/m (subscription)
  • Instructor: Emmanuel Henri

Wrapup: The Ultimate VR Course List (2019)​

With that we reach the end of our list of the best VR courses currently available. Whether you’re a developer, a film maker, an artist or a marketer, there should be a course in here for you to learn something useful from.

If you happen to stumble over a killer-course not featured on today’s list, make sure to let us know. Enjoy your studying – go get those credentials and expertise!

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