Build your own games with Unreal Engine!
Loved by indie and professional developers alike, Unreal Engine is the powerful 3D engine behind AAA games like Ark II: Survival Evolved, Kingdom Hearts IV, and Hogwarts Legacy.
With its unique Blueprints Visual Scripting System, Unreal lets you build games even if you’ve never coded before. It has advanced graphics rending capabilities – allowing you to easily create stunning visuals in real-time – and is free to use until your game earns $1 million, making it cost-effective for small studios and hobbyists.
The Unreal Game Development Mini-Degree
The Unreal Game Development Mini-Degree is the world’s most comprehensive collection of courses on building games with Unreal Engine. You’ll be guided step-by-step through the basics of Unreal 5, before creating a variety of games in popular genres:
These courses will put you on the game development fast track – once you’ve learned the basics, you’ll create your first game in 1 hour! The skills you’ll learn will translate to virtually every genre, so you can use them to build your dream games.
Learn All About
- Unreal Engine’s features
- Blueprints Visual Scripting
- 3D environments with Quixel
- Enemy AIs
- Game mechanics
Your Unreal Portfolio
Create a portfolio of Unreal Engine projects, including:
- Tools overview
- Objects, physics, & lighting
- Blueprints Visual Scripting
- Your first mini-projects
- Player movement
- 3D level construction
- Collectibles & enemies
- Interaction systems
- Grid-based movement
- Plane-oriented movement
- Moving obstacles
- Scoring systems
- First-person player & camera
- Shooting mechanics
- Animated enemies
- Damage, ammo, & pickups
- Orbiting camera
- Animation Blueprints
- Attack & blocking mechanics
- Terrain creation
- Unit movement
- Turn-based gameplay
- Real-time gameplay
- Strategy combat & puzzles
Why Learn Game Development with Unreal?
The games market is a multi-billion dollar industry, and this is expected to continue growing. Used by the world’s biggest AAA studios to create the world’s most popular games, developers who can use this engine are highly sought after.
The engine is so powerful that skills with Unreal are also in high demand in non-game industries, including film, architecture, training, simulation, and more – setting Unreal developers up for success across a wide range of sectors for years to come.
WHO CAN TAKE THESE COURSES?
We start with the absolute basics and go through everything step-by-step – so even if you have zero experience in programming, you’ll be able to easily follow along.
More experienced? Whether you’re wanting to brush up, expand your skills, or learn a new technology, our courses are structured in a way that makes it easy to skip ahead to the lessons that are relevant and interesting to you.
REINFORCE YOUR LEARNING
Zenva’s courses feature quick challenges that will speed up your learning.
Access live coding lessons where you can practice coding right in your browser, and instantly see the results of any changes you make to the code:
Reinforce key concepts with in-course quizzes, which appear throughout courses:
COURSES BY THE WORLD’S BEST
Our course instructors aren’t just fun to learn from – they’re also serious gamers, qualified coders, and have been formally certified by Unity Technologies and CompTIA for their excellent programming and teaching skills. That way, you can be confident that you’re developing strong, modern skills that will set you up for success as a game developer.
YOUR COURSES, YOUR WAY
Learn with project-based courses that are designed to be flexible – access them 24/7, fit them around your schedule, and choose the learning materials that suit you best.
With an online platform optimized for all modern devices, you can even learn on the go!
✅ Watch video lessons
✅ Download course printouts
✅ Explore interactive lessons
✅ Practice with source code
✅ Build real projects
✅ Earn completion certificates
ACHIEVE REAL RESULTS
Our community of 1,000,000+ learners and developers have used the skills learned with us to publish their own games and websites, land their dream jobs, and even start their own businesses – and you have the potential to do the same!
Check out what our learners think below:
I love the lectures, concise course objectives, and how they not only teach you enough to get started, but prepare you for the advanced stuff later down the road.
With Zenva, I started learning a more accurate way to approach problems and develop solutions. It’s full of interesting topics that I love to learn in conjunction with my work.
I chose Zenva because of the large selection of topics and the fact that I can choose what courses I want to take whenever I want to take them. That level of freedom is unique to Zenva.
The Unity courses at Zenva helped me achieve a level of comfort with game development that I didn’t think was possible. They give you the confidence to expand your skills, and were so easy to understand.