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Computer Generated Imagery BA (Hons)

Solent University (Southampton)

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS COURSE IS ONLY OPEN FOR YEAR 2 AND YEAR 3 ENTRY. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO APPLY FOR YEAR 1, PLEASE SEE OUR CGI AND VISUAL EFFECTS COURSE. Computer Generated Imagery (CGI) is everywhere and if you are interested in the visual side of any industry, you can explore that with CGI. Our CGI degree brings the latest cutting-edge techniques and industry standard software into the curriculum, as well as offering you the flexibility to apply your learning in almost any field.CGI is a mix of the artistic and the creative, and this degree supports you by nurturing and building both sides. You may come to us with no 3D experience, or you may have been producing your own models or animations before, either way our small group sizes enable us work with you individually to develop your CGI skills – helping you to meet industry expectations in your chosen direction.This course is designed to help you evolve from being a learner, to a practitioner with strong creative and technical awareness. You will explore many different areas of CGI to help you build a wide skill base, before focusing on a more specialist area with exactly the skills your chosen industry requires.Being aware of industry practices and making contact with industry artists is vital for developing your future career. And our experienced course team will help you to build an industry network during your degree. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn good social media practice, attend guest lectures and weekly forums, and attend annual events such as CGFX, Viz.Arch Viz and our graduate showcase.After learning the general principles of CGI in the first year, students spend the second and third year developing a specialism.**What does this course lead to?**Computer generated imagery is an exciting and growing field which covers many of this country’s shortage areas such as modeller, rigger, texture artist, 3D animator, matte painter, 3D supervisor and technical director.The flexible design of the course means that in addition to the above, the course could also take you into concept art, 3D character modelling, creature effects (CFX), motion capture, digital set destruction, effects, motion graphics, architectural visualisation, previsualisation, character rigging, environment modelling and many more directions in sectors such as film, tv, games, advertising, or animation.**Who is this course for?**This course is well suited to those who want to explore 3D as an artistic medium, or learn some of the most up-to-date and advanced graphical techniques.You should also be enthusiastic about the subject and committed to learning some of the most exciting and technical artistic practices.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,800per year

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

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A level :

Students need to have A level. For applicants whose first language is not English, we accept a variety of English language tests (IELTS level 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each individual component) and they are listed on our International Entry Requirements page.


University information

Solent University (Southampton)

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  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    111th out of 113 18

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    105 47%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%



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