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Computer Animation and Visual Effects BSc (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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Course options

  • 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

**Overview**Ready to make your mark on the computer animation and visual effects industry and get stuck into a career packed with creative potential?On this professionally accredited BSc (Hons) Computer Animation and Visual Effects degree course, you'll use our fantastic animation and VFX facilities to unleash your ideas. You’ll build a portfolio of work to showcase your abilities and learn how to get it in front of potential employers.The course sets you up for an exciting career in areas such as 3D animation, visual effects (VFX) for film and TV, and the computer games industry.**Accreditations**This course is professionally accredited by JAMES (Joint Audio Media Education Support).JAMES is a group of industry professionals and employers. The JAMES accreditation lets potential employers know that this course gives you the relevant skills and abilities you need to work in the industry when you graduate. JAMES reviews our accreditation every 3 years to make sure the course content remains up-to-date with industry trends and developments. So you’ll always be learning the most relevant skills.We also work with VFX studios, game developers and professional bodies such as TIGA to make sure the course stays up-to-date with industry trends.**What you'll experience**On this Computer Animation and Visual Effects degree course you’ll: - Learn from professionals who are currently working in the animation and visual effects (VFX) industry- Build your skills in key areas such as concept drawing, 3D animation, physics-based simulation and compositing- Get your hands on professional software that’s used in the industry, including NUKEX, Maya, 3DS Max, ZBrush, Houdini, Katana and Mari- Put our motion capture facilities to use and learn in our virtual reality lab- Get the chance to be involved with the University’s computer-generated imagery (CGI) film, Stina and the Wolf- Develop games and get involved in Gamejams with fellow students- Make the most of our industry links, including guest speakers, work placements and sponsored prizes for your final year project- Tailor your studies to match your interests and ambitions**Careers and opportunities**This course mirrors many industrial processes and creative practices, setting you up for some of the most exciting jobs in today’s media industries.Potential employers include computer animation and visual effects companies for film and TV, computer games and visualisation industries.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,100per year

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

University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 110 5

    52nd out of 102 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    113 47%

    85th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    32nd

    18
  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    123 64%

    58th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    47th

    16

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