The ultimate guide to metaverse courses online

Here’s a curated list of online metaverse courses from beginner to expert level.

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One of the most trending words of the year 2021, the metaverse, is here to offer a parallel virtual universe to all of us. The metaverse opens up a whole new world of economic prospects, from virtual music events to NFT-based products, to name a few. In addition, popular music artists Snoop Dogg, Imagine Dragons, and BTS have conducted virtual concerts in the metaverse.

The concept was introduced in 1992, and since Facebook rebranded as Meta in late October 2021, you hear about metaverse everywhere. However, how many of you know what the metaverse is? Is it going to be the next big thing in human history?

Here’s a curated list of online metaverse courses from beginner to expert level.

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1. Metaverse Masterclass

There is no minimum requirement for this course, and upon completion, students will be able to grasp what metaverse is and how NFTs are shaping its future. Senior Blockchain project manager Henrique Centieiro conducts this course on Udemy.

Course content

– About Metaverse?

– A brief on games, cryptocurrencies, Web 3.0, blockchain, and NFTs

– Several industries disrupted by the metaverse

– Metaverse-related tokens

– How to fund in the metaverse and gain profit

– Asset classes, Metaverse land ownership

Duration: 3 hours

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2. Virtual Reality Specialisation 

Coursera offers Virtual Reality Specialisation from the University of London. The course does not directly discuss the metaverse but handles the more prominent aspect. It is a beginner-level course that helps learners create their own VR games.

Course content

– Fundamentals of VR, application, history and psychology

– Basics of 3D graphics

– Introduction to VR concepts and technology

– create your own VR game or project

Duration: 6 months (approx.)

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3. Intro to User Experience Design

SuperHi’s Introduction to User Experience Design course teaches beginners the skills to create practical, intuitive experiences for users. 

Course Content

– UX design process + how it differs from a traditional graphic design process

– Popular research methods and how to turn insights into personas, user journeys, site maps, and user flows

– How to conduct user testing with real people, get feedback and make informed design decisions

– How to create wireframes and prototypes to handoff to clients and stakeholders

– How to conduct user testing and turn feedback into insight to inform design decisions

– Going from wireframes to design and creating consistent, effective designs

Duration: 6 hours 

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4. Expert Program in Metaverse

Frameboxx 2.0’s Expert Program in Metaverse course takes care of all the important facets of the metaverse. The course covers in-depth knowledge of development softwares from Photoshop to Mozilla Hub. 

Course content

– Learn 2D and 3D graphics creation

– Optimise graphic assets to be used

– Understand Avatar and Character creation

– Create engaging interactions

– Create and Publish your Metaverse

Duration: 3 months

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5. Certified Metaverse Expert

The Blockchain Council course aims to provide a deeper understanding of the metaverse and offer you a glimpse of the emerging future of the Web and the way we will interact with it. Completing this certification will enable you to comprehend metaverse more effectively, giving you a significant advantage in the newly emerging digital world.

Course content

– Understand metaverse and its evolution in Web 3.0

– Learn the technologies used in metaverse

– Know the tools used for building metaverse

– Importance of Blockchain adoption

– Identify the different use cases of metaverse

Duration: 5 hours

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6. Introduction to metaverse and how to invest in it

This is the one if you are looking for a quick Metaverse course because of time constraints. Designed by digital entrepreneur Ali Matar, this course on SkillShare helps you take baby steps into the metaverse world.

Course content

– Brief on the Metaverse

– What is the connection/relationship between the Metaverse and NFTs

– Where to invest in the metaverse

Duration: 33 minutes

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7. Introduction to AR, VR, and MR Foundations 

Coursera offers this suitable course for newcomers seeking initial knowledge of Metaverse blockchain. 

Course content

– Learn the automation behind Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality, and Virtual Reality

– Explore a vast consecutive approach that emphasises how all the underlying technologies play important roles behind the functions of the metaverse

– Develop hands-on experience in the field

Duration: 24 hours 

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8. AR and VR Metaverse Business

If you want to dive into the Metaverse business space, this Udemy two-part course can be the right pick.

The course offered by Alex Genadinik helps first-timers gain knowledge about AR and VR, and in the second part, Genadinik discusses numerous business ideas suitable for the generation.

Course Content

– Introduction to AR and VR

– Lucrative business idea for AR apps

– Learn how to provide freelancing services in AR and VR space

– Learn how to outsource developers to build AR apps

Duration: 4.5 hours

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Tasmia Ansari
Tasmia is a tech journalist at AIM, looking to bring a fresh perspective to emerging technologies and trends in data science, analytics, and artificial intelligence.

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