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3D Computer Generated Imagery (Architectural Visualisation) FdSc

Bournemouth and Poole College

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UCAS CODE: G740

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    21-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Computer Generated Imagery (CGI) provides significant cultural and economic contribution to the UK through games, films, TV, advertising and visualisation, and these companies are always looking for new talent. Graduates from these courses can have exciting opportunities to work on the highest grossing films and games, the funniest and cleverest adverts and some of the most creative commercial artwork around at the moment.

In 2015, Bournemouth was recognised as the fastest growing digital economy in the UK, making Bournemouth & Poole College a great place to study CGI. Our 3D CGI programme has been training students and preparing them for industry for more than a decade.

We offer two main pathways: Modelling & Animation and Architectural Visualisation. Whichever pathway you enrol on the first year is generic to provide a solid base of 3D skills and you don’t need any previous experience of 3D.

What courses can I do after this?

With a Foundation Degree in Architectural Visualisation and a good portfolio, graduates will typically find junior positions in the huge number of small / medium sized visualisation companies in the UK and abroad. However your progression opportunities are increased by continuing with our BSc top-up programme which is one year with an optional placement year in industry. Many students who take placements are invited back on a permanent basis after graduating from the BSc top-up.

What jobs can I get?

Our graduates work in over 100 different companies including many of the big visualisation and simulation studios such as Crystal CG, D-Box, Darcstudio, Drilling Systems, F10, Forbes Massie, Hayes Davidson, Miller Hare, Modus Group, Rockwell Collins, Sanders Shiers, Squire & Partners, The Neighbourhood, TigerX, Uniform, Visualhouse, Vyonyx and Wagstaffs Design.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 9,500per year

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UCAS Points : 48

48 UCAS Tariff points from two full A Levels or equivalent (e.g. BTEC National Diploma, NVQ 3)• Level 2 in English & Maths (e.g. GCSE grade C or above, Key skills Level 2 or NVQ Level 2)or• A relevant Access to Higher Education DiplomaExamples of relevant subjects: Multimedia, Graphics, Computing, Art, Illustration

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University information

Bournemouth and Poole College

  • Campus address

    Bournemouth and Poole College of Further Education, North Road, Poole, Poole, BH14 0LS, England

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