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CGI and Visual Effects BSc (Hons)

Staffordshire University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Want to gain the technical skills to create awe-inspiring special effects for film, television, games and advertising? Take our SideFX accredited CGI and Visual Effects degree.The UK visual effects industry is amongst the most highly rated in the world – and this is your chance to become a part of it. Our Computer-Generated Imagery (CGI) and Visual Effects degree is optimised for students wishing to learn the creative and technical skills required to produce awe-inspiring special effects for film, television, games and advertising.Combining visual effects, 3D modelling, animation and digital technology, this course teaches you to produce the sort of mind-blowing results that you see in Hollywood blockbusters. Whether you’re keen to create explosions and chaos, or master the technology required to bring a motion capture character to life, we can prepare you for an exciting career in the visual effects industry.Covering areas like 3D modelling, digital animation and matchmoving, your first year will see you get to grips with the foundations of CGI and Visual Effects. You’ll learn how to use software such as Maya, Houdini and Nuke. You’ll take part in a team project, producing a short film to showcase your newly-acquired skills.You'll create effects using professional industry technology, including Virtual Production facilities, HD and 4K digital cinema cameras, green screen studios, Unreal games engine and post-production suites. Using innovative software from Foundry, Pixel Logic and Adobe is also a fundamental part of this course.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,750per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : BCC - BBC

Other A Level combinations are possible to achieve 104 - 112 points.

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University information

Staffordshire University

  • University League Table

    102nd

  • Campus address

    Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DE, England

Staffordshire University prides itself on its friendly vibe, its world-class facilities, specialist courses and dedicated international student support.
Students are guaranteed a warm welcome at the One Staffs Café, a weekly, informal get-together for all international students.
Students can go on work placements to increase their employability on graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    50th out of 114 40

    67th out of 102 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    122 52%

    74th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    56th

    24
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    16th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    120 64%

    71st

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    48.0 48%

    58th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    25th

    22

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