Course Description

Unity 5 – What’s New

Study 365


Unity is a universally available cross-platform game engine that was introduced by the Unity Technologies in the year June 2005. Unity engine has been continually growing to support platforms and as of 2018, is reported to support 27 platforms. This unity engine can be used to develop three dimensional and two dimensional games. It can also be used to create simulations and visualisations for its platforms. Unity is continually upgrading and has released many versions since its launch in 2005.

One of the latest versions of Unity game engine is the Unity 5, and it has been highly regarded for its power, flexibility and ease of use. Unity 5 is one of the most popular game engines available currently and is totally free of charge for users. Getting acquainted with the features of the latest Unity 5 version and how to use it may greatly benefit your game development career. With this Unity 5 – What’s New course, you will learn the new features of Unity 5, what they are, how they work, and how you can use them to create professional quality games with Unity 3D. You will also go through the Standard Shader, Realtime Global Illumination, and other exciting feature updates such as animation, AI, PhsyX, and more through this course. By the completion of this course, you will have a great control over the features and usage of Unity 5 game engine and will be on your way to create fascinating 2D and 3D games using it. 

Course Curriculum

1: What’s New In Unity 5

2: The Unity 5 New Features Explained

earning outcomes

  • Learn about the features in the new unity 5 version
  • Gain an insight into the Standard Shader, Realtime Global Illumination, and other exciting feature updates such as animation, AI, PhsyX, and more. 

Access duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this course aimed at?

  • Students
  • Job seekers
  • Game development professionals 

Method of assessment

At the end of the course, you will have one assignment to be submitted (you need a mark of 65% to pass) and you can submit the assignment at any time. You will only need to pay £19 for assessment and certification when you submit the assignment. You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days if you have successfully passed.

Certification and awarding body

Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Unity 5 – what’s new certificate by CPD & iAP. The qualification will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Tutor info

Valentin Burov is a Unity Certified Developer based in California. Specialising in XR and UX, he has developed numerous Unity games utilising his technical art and coding skills. He is currently an XR Development Director for a top design agency. 

Other benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a NUS discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Course Code S 0982
College Name Study 365
Course Category Computers & IT (Information Technology), Game Design & Animation
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification CPD
Course Location Athlone, Westmeath, Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 33
Course Duration 365 Days
Entry Requirements • Learners must be age 16 or over • Should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT • Should have a basic knowledge of Unity
Career Path • Video game designer – £27,399 per annum • Video game artist – £20,757 per annum • Video game producer – £25,000 per annum
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