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UCAS CODE: W614

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Hendon Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

OverviewOur visual effects course gives you access to some of the best VFX facilities, studios and workshops in the country. Led by our team of experienced VFX professionals who’ve worked professionally on films including Avatar, Planet of the Apes and Happy Feet, you’ll learn the practical skills you need to succeed in the industry.Why study visual effects with usYou’ll master the professional-standard software and equipment – and put your skills into practice with a variety of hands-on experiences. You’ll collaborate with students from our Film, TV Production and 3D Animation courses to see how visual effects plays a key role across a variety of platforms. You can also enhance your employability skills with a range of work placements opportunities. VFX graduates have gone on to secure roles as matchmove artists, rotoscope artists, modellers, texture artists, and junior compositors.Build your hands-on visual effects skillsWe’ve got some of the best facilities, studios and workshops available. You’ll learn to use professional-standard equipment in our digital media, VFX and motion capture studios, and have access to the latest computer hardware and software, including professional level graphics workstations.During lock-down conditions students will be able to access school computers using remote desktop software from home. All you will need is a computer with an internet connection. Students without computers at home may borrow laptops from the university.Our industry guest lecturers, networking opportunities, and client-designed briefs allow you to learn how to enter the field and work experience placements.You’ll have the option to spend your third year building your hands-on experience as part of an industry placement. Students must seek out and secure their own placements. You’ll also receive credit that reflects your ability in the field to give you a competitive edge. Our VFX graduates have pursued exciting careers with television companies, broadcasting organisations, film studios, independent production houses, online streaming services and specialist VFX studios.Get the support you need to succeedDuring your course, you’ll get personalised support from your Personal Tutor, Student Learning Assistant, and Graduate Academic Assistant. Their first-hand experience in visual effects means they understand how to best support you.Experienced VFX graduates are highly sought by television companies, broadcasting organisations, film studios, independent production houses, online streaming services and specialist VFX studios – so you’ll be able to apply your specialist skills to a wide range of areas and career opportunities across a variety of platforms.Course HighlightsBuild your hands-on visual effects skills and gain access to some of the best VFX facilities, studios and workshops in the countryCollaborate with students from our Film, TV Production and 3D Animation courses to see how visual effects plays a key role across a variety of platforms.Gain industry knowledge from VFX professionals who’ve worked professionally on films including Avatar, Planet of the Apes and Happy Feet, you’ll learn the practical skills you need to succeed in the industry.Enhance your employability skills with a range of work placements opportunities. Our VFX graduates have gone on to secure roles as matchmove artists, rotoscope artists, modellers, texture artists, and junior compositors.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 14,000per year

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UCAS Points : 112

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University information

Middlesex University

  • University League Table

    98th

  • Campus address

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

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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