This course covers technical infrastructure elements of the metaverse, including blockchain NFTs, cryptocurrencies, and how to invest in them, as well as virtual and augmented reality, and how to buy and sell land in the metaverse.
This is a free course. There are five courses as part of this specialization, so after an introduction to virtual reality, it goes on to create 3D models and characters for VR before you learn how to make your first VR game.
This course focuses on developing business ideas from scratch to write the metaverse wave. It covers both establishing yourself as a provider of VR and augmented reality skills on a freelance or agency basis as well as outsourcing the skills to develop your ideas into a metaverse business.
For those who don't want to go down the route of learning to create metaverse worlds and environments from scratch, then learning one of the most popular platforms that comes with its own editing tools might be a good choice. You might think of Roblox as a kid's game, but it is one of the most popular metaverse platforms.
It is a 20-hour course that is primarily aimed at those who want to learn to build video games using the popular engine. However, the principles that it covers are also directly relevant to creating the type of 3D environments that are becoming popular for VR and metaverse projects.
This course will give you the basics of UX design. It's a 6-hour course that costs around $150 and covers wireframing, prototyping, and testing, which are all vital skills you will need.