Design for Virtual Reality | © Proyecto:  DéjàVu Estudiante: Mariana Ramirez Palacio



Start date

January 2024




On campus


11 Months


60 IED

Course Coordination

Mery Glez

Step into a booming audiovisual world, create innovative narratives for a multitude of sectors.

New tools for new scenarios: this Master’s Degree in Design for Virtual Reality takes an in-depth look at the impact immersive design has on how we create and the way we relate to others.

If you see yourself as one of the new generation of designers, this program gives you everything you need to create innovative experiences and solutions. You’ll use the most effective Virtual Reality tools and technologies in a multitude of professional fields (education, entertainment, engineering, architecture, in the audiovisual market and the automotive world, for the digitalisation of the urban environment or social action).

The first of its kind in Europe, this English-taught program is divided into theoretical and practical learning blocks: Design Studio, which covers the subjects in the theory module; Design Tech, on specific hardware and software; and Design Lab, an immersive laboratory for creating and developing projects and experiences in a variety of areas.

Information to decide

A master's degree that’s a real one-of-a-kind in Europe, to lead the field in immersive design.

This master´s degree gives you the knowledge and resources you need to use Virtual Reality in specific professional fields.

You’ll play the role of protagonist during the learning process, designing VR environments using state-of-the-art tools and technologies, breaking new ground in how we interact with others and our surroundings.

In technical sessions you’ll learn how to implement your newfound knowledge as you develop projects, choosing a key subject in applied theory classes to put what you’ve learned into practice.

What’s more, you’ll be managing real projects based on specific briefs prepared by clients (partner companies or institutions) as you acquire hands-on experience in this professional sector at international events and conferences.

This English-taught master's degree is for people who want to explore the creative frontiers of design using state-of-the-art technologies.

In particular, it’s for students who have already taken a creative program, or professionals with experience in audiovisual or technological fields, who want to take their passion for design to the next level with this specialisation.

It’s an excellent opportunity to add another feather to your cap if you’re a graphic designer, 3D animator, digital artist, digital product designer, architect or other creative professional, exploring the world of virtual reality as you discover its practical applications.

A master's degree to acquire a specialisation that’s in great demand, now more than ever. Gain experience developing your own projects designing immersive experiences. Open the doors to a wealth of career opportunities. Companies managing VR applications, organising virtual events, developing creative technologies for virtual reality and animation, ICT companies, and media and communication agencies are always looking for professionals specialised in this emerging field.

Studying this English-taught master's degree at IED Barcelona puts you right where the action is as you develop a profile much-coveted by leading European companies in the sector. Barcelona is a leading light in the world of design and home to many companies breaking new ground in the VR field, developing new projects and doing research into new virtual experiences.


What will you learn?

This master's degree is a personal learning experience in which you’ll learn the theory and acquire the know-how you need to put theory into practice, using the most effective professional tools to develop your own design projects.


Cultura Digital

Conteúdos imersivos

Tendências digitais e futuras

Mídia imersiva

Consumo digital

Pesquisa imersiva



3D Modelling

3D Animation

VR Software 

VR Hardware

Spatial and 3D Audio

360º Interactive Video

Graphic Interfaces

Unity Engine


Immersive Design

VR Platforms

360º VR Videos

Interactive VR Advertising

VR Products

Playful Interaction

Building Info Modelling (BIM)


Project Management

Project Development

Project Communication


Mery Glez

Course Coordinator