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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Wrexham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The UK’s world-renowned Visual Effects (VFX) industry is vital to the future of the whole infrastructure of our film and video game production. Designed with employability in mind, this new industry driven, skill-based course will make sure you are armed with all the skills you need to start working in the industry.The course is officially partnered with On-Set Facilities a global leader in virtual production. The partnership is based on a working relationship which directly influences the course content, ensuring industry relevance is at the centre of your studies. Virtual production and real-time VFX is the future of the movie industry and currently being used to create movies, TV programmes and adverts.You will:•bring digital effects to reality through a series of modules including CGI Animation and VFX for Video Games•gain experience in digital skills and techniques used to bring projects from concept to screen through matte painting, 3D modelling, 3D sculpting and computer-generated animation•learn a mix of design and technical skills like environment/character design and creation, 3D modelling, texturing, compositing, live briefs, and post-production•use the latest industry standard software•have the opportunity to work with industry professionals on real-world projectsKey Course Features:•Strong links with industry and professional bodies such as Skillset, NAHEMI and various associations. Our Creative Futures student conference plays host to a large range of visiting guest speakers from the creative industries.•There are Industry-focused visits to gain first hand insight into how creative media companies function and the variety of employment opportunities that are available in the development of your career aspirations. There are also other study trips to festivals and expos.•Opportunities to enter competitions.•Our purpose-built Centre for the Creative Industries features specialist facilities, such as our TV studio with green screening, and software such as software such as Maya, Mudbox, Unreal Engine 4, Substance Painter/Designer and Creative Cloud for creating post production effects and professional quality visuals.•There is strong pastoral care within a friendly creative community with an emphasis on team building and collaborative work. Contact hours with tutors is high with enthusiastic and supportive staff who are knowledgeable, research-active practitioners.•1st in Wales and 10th in the UK for overall satisfaction in the area of Cinematics & Photography. (WGU analysis of unpublished NSS 2019 data).

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

11,750per year

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University information

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

  • University League Table

    126th

  • Campus address

    Glyndwr University, Wrexham, Plas Coch, Mold Road, Wrexham, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    97th out of 110 7

    97th out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    93 39%

    106th

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    97th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    20th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    46 46%

    86th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    86th

    11

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