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Computer Animation and Visual Effects BSc (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Focusing on the technical aspects of content creation, you’ll develop all the skills you’ll need to launch a career in computer animation and visual effects.We take a learning by doing approach on this course. So, as well as expert guidance and support, you’ll have access to a fully equipped computer animation suite, with dedicated green screen room, lighting rigs and motion capture equipment. In other words, you’ll have everything you need to learn how to create your own assets for integration with virtual environments and live-action footage to produce complex visual effects.And most importantly, at all stages you’ll have the creative freedom to develop your own ideas and concepts right through to the finished article.Teamwork is at the heart of this industry and you’ll have plenty of opportunity for team-based study to help prepare you for the world of work. You’ll be perfectly poised to enter this rapidly expanding and exciting digital sector. Our Computer Animation and Visual Effects degree also provides the option of spending an extra year expanding your horizons by working on a placement in industry.**FEATURES AND BENEFITS:**- Study a degree designed together with industry, equipping you with the range of skills and strengths that employers demand.- Take the four-year placement route and you’ll spend your third year in industry, boosting your employment prospects as a graduate.- Experience what it's like to work as part of a professional team finding solutions to complex problems via group projects.- Get involved with extracurricular work to further apply your skills, for example, hackathons, gaming events and the Students’ Union computing society.- Our excellent facilities include teaching laboratories equipped with high-specification PCs with specialist, industry-standard software and advanced graphics workstations.- We have a games lab equipped with gaming chairs, keyboards and mice used for our eSports events, an animation lab with a green-screen area and a user experience lab with an eye-tracking system.- Our dedicated drop-in lab provides an informal social working space with daily support sessions from our programme support tutors.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : BCC - BBC

To include grade C in IT, Computer Science, Mathematics or a Science subject

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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,500 students from more than 120 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    70th out of 110

    19th out of 102 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    129 54%

    56th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    73rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    41st

    19
  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    155 81%

    15th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    25th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.32 86%

    12th

    55

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