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Live Visual Design & Production BA (Hons)

Backstage Academy

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UCAS CODE: W990

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Backstage Academy

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Do you want to create cutting-edge visual experiences and lead the next generation of digital designers?***BA (Hons) Live Visual Design & Production is a groundbreaking degree focused on creating cutting-edge visual experiences for global audiences. You'll build virtual worlds with gaming platforms like Unreal Engine, experiment with immersive technology such as VR and motion tracking, and create interactive visual experiences to amaze audiences. * Throughout the programme, you'll use industry-leading software, technology and equipment, to explore the creative, technical and production elements of live visuals. Teaching is project-based and practical, and includes masterclasses with world-leading experts and industry placements giving you invaluable practical experience of working within visual production. Crucially, you'll work on real-world commercial projects throughout your degree bridging the gap between education and industry. You will graduate from this degree with a highly prized skill set and huge potential for an exciting and lucrative career in entertainment technology - from live events, music and gaming, to film, TV and virtual production. **Whether you want to...**_ Develop your visual storytelling using immersive technology such as virtual production and VR,_ Use gaming platforms, such as Unreal Engine, to immerse audiences in sophisticated virtual worlds,_ Enhance live performances with interactive content shown through LED walls or projection,_ Or combine art and technology to create cutting-edge artistic installations,**...this degree will develop you into unrivalled professionals at the forefront of the live events and creative industries.**You can watch a range of videos about this degree at https://vimeo.com/showcase/8957003.On campus at Production Park, you'll join an ecosystem of creative minds and entrepreneurs working day in, day out to drive innovation and realise big ideas. **This course is ideal for you if you're interested in and would like to explore:**_ World building - video and interactive game design using software such as Unreal Game Engine and Notch_ Generative content creation - using software to automatically generate content in real time_ Virtual production and motion tracking_ Immersive & interactive technology (including virtual & augmented reality)_ Projection mapping, systems and technologies_ Large format LED systems (e.g. video walls)_ 2D & 3D design and modelling**Key Skills Relevant to this Degree:**_ Video game design & 3D modelling_ Visual effects, animation, graphic design & illustration_ Production design_ Fine art_ Lighting & sound_ IT systems**Why Backstage Academy?**_ Career-focused in Every Way_ Award-winning Student Experience (Student Experience Award, Educate North Awards 2020)._ A Campus in the Heart of the Live Events Industry_ Global Work Opportunities_ Award-winning Industry Partnerships_ Learn from Working Industry Professionals _ Highly-personalised Student SupportThe course is regulated by the Office for Students.

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

Backstage Academy

  • Campus address

    Backstage Academy, Unit 53/55 Lidgate Crescent, Langthwaite Grange Ind. Est., Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 3AP, England

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