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CGI and Visual Effects with Placement and Digital Arts Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Solent University (Southampton)

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UCAS CODE: CGV4

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

If you’re looking to study a computer games or digital arts degree, but don’t have the relevant qualifications or experience, this foundation year will help you develop the core skills and knowledge to progress onto one of our related industry-focused undergraduate degrees.You’ll cover key subject areas such as game art, game design, animation, CGI, VFX and code, and work on exciting practical projects designed to help you learn key digital design skills. You’ll also be supported to develop key transferable skills in preparation for your degree level studies.To aid study, you’ll have full access to Solent’s industry-standard facilities, including specialist labs and high-end dual computers equipped with industry software such as 3ds Max, Maya, Substance, Photoshop, Unreal Editor and Unity.You will be taught by passionate staff who are experts in their fields, with a wealth of real-world experience and knowledge.Learn from staff who are experts in their field and who have vast industry experience.**What does this course lead to?**This foundation year will help you build the relevant skills and knowledge to enter onto one of our related degree programmes. This can lead to a career in the multi-billion pound games industry in areas such as video game studios and art production, to film and animation studios.**Who is this course for?**Solent’s Foundation Year in Digital Arts is intended for students without the required UCAS points for direct entry. This could be mature students returning to education, students without the required qualifications, or students looking to change career path after completing further education qualifications.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 12,000per year

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University information

Solent University (Southampton)

  • University League Table

    120th

  • Campus address

    Southampton Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, Southampton, SO14 0YN, England

Subject rankings

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52.0 52%

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  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    37th

    20
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  • Graduate prospects

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    65.0 65%

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    4.15 83%

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  • Graduate prospects

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  • Student satisfaction

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    3.91 78%

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    24
  • Graduate prospects

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    52
  • Student satisfaction

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    3.92 78%

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    11

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