The Unity Certified Developer Exam covers foundational skills for video game development with Unity. The exam is composed of 100 questions over 16 areas of competency spanning key concepts in both art and programming and is intended to evaluate an individual's end-to-end understanding of game production. For a detailed outline of the topic areas covered on the exam, please review the Unity Certified Developer Certification Exam Objectives (PDF).
Unity Technologies strongly advises that you complete the Unity Certified Developer Courseware to best prepare for the Unity Certified Developer Exam. Though the Courseware is highly recommended, it is not required. If you would like to review the topic areas covered on the examination, please review the Unity Certified Developer Certification Exam Objectives (PDF).
To protect the integrity of the Unity Certification Program, answers to specific exam question are not disclosed. However, you will be shown your score by topic area, so that you may identify areas in which you may need improvement.
You are allowed up to 2 attempts per year for any Certification exam. Each attempt will incur an individual exam fee.
If you did not pass the Unity Certification Exam on your first try, you may retake the exam within the year at a 50% discount. To request a code to register at the discounted rate, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information: your full name, the email address which you used to register for your first exam, the date, city and country of your first exam attempt, and the date, city and county where you would like to retake the exam.
In addition to your score by area of competency, Unity Developer Certification offers a digital badge via Acclaim. You should receive an invitation to claim your Badge within 7 business days of passing the exam. Badges can be easily shared to social networks including Unity Connect and LinkedIn, and can be downloaded and printed to a paper certificate.
Unity Technologies is dedicated to maintaining the highest quality in its Certification Program. If you have a grievance or issue with an exam question, please click here and select “Certification” to submit a description of the question and your concern to the Unity Education team.
The Unity Certified Developer courseware offers translated captions in Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified), Korean, and Japanese. Other languages may be available via our global testing center partners.
Please consult your certification exam event registration page for the specific refund and cancellation policy for that event. Additional information on refunds and cancellations with regard to the Unity Certification Program is included in the Unity Certification Program Terms & Conditions.
Unity Certification is evolving in 2018 with new certifications coming soon for entry-level professionals. Availability of the Unity Certified Developer exam will taper off through the end of 2018, and Unity is no longer offering exams at our Unite events. The Unity Certified Developer exam and related training may still be available through educational institutions and through our network of testing center partners.
If there is a Developer Certification opportunity near you, then you may want to go ahead and take it now. If not, we recommend you prepare to take one of the other exams, depending on your area of focus and level of expertise. Any work you’ve done to prepare for Unity Developer certification will benefit you should you decide to take the Unity Programmer or Unity 3D Artist certifications.
No. Although the new exams cover some of the same domains as the Developer Courseware, the exam objectives and test questions are different. We recommend reviewing the prerequisites and study guides to determine your readiness to take an exam.
No, only the new exams will be available via Pearson VUE. Availability of the Unity Certified Developer exam will taper off through the end of 2018 as we introduce the new certifications and transition to the new global distribution network.