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Nanodegree Program

Learn Unreal VR

Learn the fundamentals of building VR applications using Unreal Engine.

In collaboration with Epic Games, the makers of

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Epic + Udacity

Unreal Engine 4 (UE4) is used by more AAA game studios than any other engine. It is a critical addition to your skillset. Our curriculum is built in collaboration with Epic Games, creators of Unreal Engine. This is the ideal program to master UE4 and Blueprint, its easy-to-learn, easy-to-use visual scripting language.


Epic + Udacity

Developers have made over $10B with Unreal games!

A World-Class Learning Experience
A World-Class Learning Experience

A World-Class Learning Experience

Our unique collaboration with Epic Games ensures the highest standard of curriculum quality. Our world-class curriculum makes this the ideal way to master UE4 skills.

Expert Project Review

Expert Project Review

Get detailed feedback from expert project reviewers whose actionable insights will empower you to successfully complete the program.

A Dynamic Community
A Dynamic Community

A Dynamic Community

Join your fellow students in an exclusive online community where you can engage in real time to get support, share information, and network with your peers across the globe.

Essential Skills

Essential Skills

In this program, you’ll master everything necessary to be an in-demand VR developer skilled in Unreal Engine 4. You’ll learn to program VR experiences using Blueprint, and integrate VR motion controllers into your applications.

What You Will Learn

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Learn Unreal VR

Learn how to use Unreal Engine 4 to develop, create, and publish your own VR application for many of the main VR headsets. No programming experience required!

Use Unreal Engine 4 to build gorgeous VR experiences.

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2 Months to complete

Prerequisite Knowledge

This program has no programming prerequisites, but it does require that you possess, or have consistent and reliable access to, an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive, and a VR-Ready PC.

  • Intro to Unreal Engine 4 VR

    You’ll learn to create your first VR application from scratch using Unreal Engine 4. You’ll program your first VR application using Blueprint, and implement audio to enhance that experience.

    Kitchen Clean Up
  • Advanced Unreal Engine 4 VR

    You’ll tune your application’s performance for VR, build animations, and create dynamic lighting. You’ll implement VR locomotion and try a variety of hand controller interactions.

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Unreal Engine 4 is the top choice for professional content development, and we’re excited to work with Udacity to help equip developers with marketable skills that are sought after by all of the industries tapping into VR.
— Luis Cataldi, Director, Education & Learning Resources at Epic Games

Meet Your Instructor

Joe Radak
Joe Radak

Content Developer

Joe Radak is a game and level designer, with a degree in Planetary Sciences and Astronomy from Penn State University. He has previously designed two Unreal Engine 4 VR titles, Light Repair Team #4 and Fruit for the Village.

Learn Unreal VR Foundations

Learn the fundamentals of building VR applications using Unreal Engine.