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Special Effects for Film and Television BDes (Hons)

University of Bolton

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UCAS CODE: W623

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Design (with Honours) - BDes (Hon)

  • Location

    University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Help make movie magic and TV thrills! Our highly practical Special Effects for Film and TV degree explores a wide range of specialist skills for the creation of physical and digital effects for film and TV. With fantastic facilities and industry-experienced staff, we’re dedicated to preparing you for a career bringing imagination to life.Television shows, films, music videos, commercials and theatre productions all rely on the magic of special effects to enhance their storytelling. Our BDes (Hons) Special Effects for Film and TV course is ideal if you wish to combine design creativity, physical model-making skills, special prosthetic make-up effects, and cutting-edge 2D and 3D computer modelling and prototyping in the creation of special effects for all these platforms.Our unique course has been created to allow you to explore and develop both design and problem-solving skills and apply them to the art of creating special effects for film and television. It’s designed to offer specialisation while still nurturing an understanding of the entire landscape of special effects.Large scale film and TV productions use both physical and digital effects, so our intensely practical approach allows you to gain hands-on experience of a broad range of special effects disciplines and techniques.Several elements of the course are delivered by industry practitioners. Our staff are very hands-on, skilled, friendly and enthusiastic, prioritising one-to-one support and industry-focused development.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,450per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 104

Your Level 3 subjects must include at least one creative subject that includes art and design; for instance, A-level Art and Design or BTEC Extended Diploma in Art and Design.You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics.

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University information

University of Bolton

  • University League Table

    127th

  • Campus address

    University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton, Bolton, BL3 5AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    91st out of 102 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    120 63%

    69th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50 50%

    74th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    69th

    9

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