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Professional Practice in Visual Effects MA

Middlesex University

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Middlesex University

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

The programme is designed for visual effects (VFX) professionals with significant experience in their field who want to gain a master's degree that focuses on their current work within the sector. You will be able claim recognition for your prior learning and thus gain academic credit that can count towards the degree and enable completion of it at an accelerated rate. You will be required to expand on your existing skillset within and to undertake a large work-based project. We have developed an innovative approach that includes the development of leadership and management within the VFX sector, delivered as a part-time programme of study for working professionals. The programme is for VFX professionals and is supported by Creative Skillset, which is the Sector Skills Council for the creative industries.

The learning, teaching and assessment strategies employed constitute a 'blended learning' approach with tutor-led individual and group workshops, masterclasses, presentations, discussions and action learning groups delivered through face-to-face interactions and/or distance learning technologies, including the University's own virtual learning environment. A work-based master's allows you to consolidate your professional knowledge and skills in order to enhance your VFX career.

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University information

Middlesex University

  • University League Table

    98th

  • Campus address

    Middlesex University, Hendon Campus, The Burroughs, Barnet, NW4 4BT, England

Middlesex is a diverse and inclusive university with students from over 160 different countries.
A network of regional offices across the world provides support to help students prepare for their move to London.
Major investment in recent years has transformed Middlesex’s London campus, providing excellent facilities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    92nd out of 110 1

    47th out of 102 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    115 48%

    81st

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    106th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    33rd

    30
  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    123 64%

    58th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    38th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    56th

    12

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