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3D Animation and Visualisation BSc (Hons)

Glasgow Caledonian University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

3D Animation and Visualisation with pathways for Games or VFX is an exciting 4 year degree course which reflects the latest developments in the creative, visualisation and entertainment industries. Our students go on to work in leading facilities such as Rockstar, Ubisoft, Axis Productions, Double Negative and many others.You will study a range of modules featuring topics such as 3D modelling, concept art, compositing, rigging, 2d and 3d animation, digital sculpting, lighting and rendering, giving to give you the appropriate knowledge, skills and techniques needed to choose your preferred path way in Year 3 where students can choose to focus on either Games or VFX themed modules.Students on this programme will also benefit from working on a variety of group projects with peers allowing them to create games and large and complex 3D projects utilising realtime game engines. Students also have modules featuring projects set by industry allowing them to experience realistic criteria, feedback and themes, with great opportunities for receiving advice and critique from professionals. On this course you will be taught by a range of staff with relevant expertise and knowledge of industry methods and workflow. This will include senior academic staff, qualified professional practitioners and research students. You will also benefit from regular guest lectures from industry.• Currently undergoing accreditation with Screen Skills the UK Sector Skills Council for Creative Media Industries• 94% overall student satisfaction - 2020 NSS statistics• Open plan studio style labs equipped with the latest software and workstations• VR suite and facilities• Guest lectures and industry speakers• Placement opportunities available

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,250per year

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Glasgow Caledonian University

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    Glasgow Caledonian University, City Campus, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G4 0BA, Scotland

The Glasgow campus is in the heart of a city known for being welcoming and affordable – voted one of the top 10 best cities in the world (Time Out 2019).
GCU can help international students with their visa application, finding accommodation and with English language, helping them to settle in and feel at home.
GCU believes education is for everyone – with a wide range of generous scholarships to help ensure that courses are accessible for all.

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