Unity 5 - What's New

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Overview Unity 5 is a universally available cross-platform game engine that was introduced by the Unity Technologies in the year …


Unity 5 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. 

  • Why consider learning at study 365?
  • Learning outcomes
  • Access duration
  • Who is this course aimed at?
  • Entry requirements
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification and awarding body
  • Tutor info
  • Progression and career path
  • Other benefits

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Study 365 offers hundreds of online courses to students across the world. Gaining new skills has never been this easy as many of our courses are open to students with little or no qualifications or previous experience. All the courses are up-to-date, relevant, affordable, and will build on existing expertise or give you a jump-start to a new career. The courses are meticulously designed and equals what is offered in a classroom setting. With a solid reputation that has established and made us made us one of the most trusted and reliable online course providers we offer the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in your chosen career. You can learn at your own pace at Study 365 and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules, interactive quizzes and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

  • 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. 

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.

  • Students
  • Job seekers
  • Game development professionals 
  • 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

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.

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.

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. 

Listing this certificate in unity 5 – what’s new in your resume is sure to help enhance your qualifications for various job position in game development. You can also use this certificate to improve your skills and expertise and to boost your eligibility to demand for salary increments and job promotions from your organisation. Below given are few of the job positions you can qualify for with this course, along with the average UK salary per annum according to,

  • Video game designer – £27,399 per annum
  • Video game artist – £20,757 per annum
  • Video game producer – £25,000 per annum 
  • 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 TOTUM discount card

Course Curriculum

What’s New In Unity 5: Introduction
The Standard Shader
Realtime Global Illumination
Lighting Updates
Animation Updates
AI Updates
PhysX Updates
User Interface Updates

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    Rupert Brown

    May 13, 2019
    Interesting Course

    Unity 5 engine has been made seemingly very easy to navigate through this course. The price of this course is very reasonable provided the quality of the course materials.

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    David Kysel

    March 15, 2019
    Great Learning Experience

    A little challenging but I was able to learn a lot. Great leaning experience overall.

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