About this Specialization

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This is Unity’s official series of courses designed to prepare you for the Unity Certified Programmer exam, the certification for entry- to mid-level Unity programmers. You’ll gain practice and experience in each of the topics covered in the exam through hands-on problem solving challenges. You’ll build two complete Unity projects end-to-end, implementing core interactivity, supporting systems, and platform optimizations This series of courses is for Unity programmers with 1-2 years of experience who are ready to bring their existing skills up to a professional standard.
Learner Career Outcomes
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Started a new career after completing this specialization.
20%
Got a pay increase or promotion.

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 4 months to complete

Suggested 3 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English
Learner Career Outcomes
44%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
20%
Got a pay increase or promotion.

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online courses

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible Schedule

Set and maintain flexible deadlines.

Intermediate Level

Approx. 4 months to complete

Suggested 3 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English

There are 4 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Core Interaction Programming

4.6
stars
131 ratings
26 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Application Systems Programming

4.5
stars
60 ratings
7 reviews
Course3

Course 3

3D Interactions and Navigation

4.4
stars
39 ratings
6 reviews
Course4

Course 4

3D Art and Audio Pipeline

4.2
stars
30 ratings
5 reviews

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  • Yes! To get started, click the course card that interests you and enroll. You can enroll and complete the course to earn a shareable certificate, or you can audit it to view the course materials for free. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialization, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Specialization. Visit your learner dashboard to track your progress.

  • Yes, Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project. Learn more.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free. If you cannot afford the fee, you can apply for financial aid.

  • This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • This Specialization doesn't carry university credit, but some universities may choose to accept Specialization Certificates for credit. Check with your institution to learn more. Online Degrees and Mastertrack™ Certificates on Coursera provide the opportunity to earn university credit.

  • The exam that this Specialization prepares you to take is Unity's certification exam for early and mid-career Unity programmers. It is for programmers with 1-2 years of experience creating real-time 2D and 3D applications, and it demonstrates that they have the skills necessary for work on professional Unity teams. Learn more about the exam here:

    https://certification.unity.com/products/certified-programmer

  • We anticipate that completing all courses in the Specialization, including all of the project work, will take around 16 weeks at between 2-3 hours a week. As these courses are designed as exam preparation for Unity programmers, you are encouraged to complete only the courses and weeks of instruction that you need to feel ready for the exam.

  • These courses are for programmers in any industry with around 1-2 years of experience in Unity application development. You should have a strong working knowledge of C# programming and Unity's APIs, and their application across all phases of the application production cycle.

  • No. Although the courses follow the creation of two Unity projects, and those projects are built up in a logical, sequential order, we fully expect learners to pick and choose the topics for which they need the most practice and review. However, learners who are less confident in their skills may want to complete the courses in order.

  • No. This courseware is made to help you prepare for the Unity Certified Programmer exam, a proctored exam available through the Pearson VUE network of test centers. Passing this exam, not the course, is the ultimate validation of your Unity programming skill:

    https://home.pearsonvue.com/unity

  • When you complete the Specialization, you will have had practice in all of the topical areas covered by the Unity Certified Programmer exam, and you are encouraged to schedule the exam via Pearson VUE:

    https://home.pearsonvue.com/unity

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