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University Education For The Creative Industries

BA (Hons) Visual Effects

AWARD:         Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree

DURATION:   3 Years (Full Time)

 

MODULES:

HE LEVEL 4 (YEAR 1)

  • Introduction to Compositing (40 credits)
  • Introduction to 3D Modelling (20 credits)
  • Content Creation for VFX (40 credits)
  • History of Visual Effects (20 credits)

 

HE LEVEL 5 (YEAR 2)

  • Visual Effects Studio Project (40 credits)
  • Character Creation & Motion Capture for VFX (40 credits)
  • Motion Graphics & UI Development (20 credits)
  • Contemporary Visual Effects (20 credits)

 

HE LEVEL 6 (YEAR 3)

  • Professional Studio Project (40 credits)
  • Professional Specialism (20 credits)
  • Honours Project (60 credits)

 

WHAT ARE CREDITS?

As a guide, 20 credits typically represents around 52 hours of tutor contact time (e.g. lectures/workshops/feedback) and 148 hours of self-study time (usually over the course of a semester). These numbers may increase or decrease depending on the nature, length and level of the module, especially towards the end of the course.