Do you dream of seeing your name in the credits of a Hollywood blockbuster? If you have an interest in making exciting visuals using advanced software then you should consider studying our Visual Effects course, with a Professional Placement Year. A Professional Placement Year will give you the opportunity to carry out a one-year placement in industry, after your second year on the course so that you graduate with both knowledge and experience in your chosen field. Our course leader, Lianne Forbes, who will be teaching you has worked as a Visual Effects artist on some films you might be familiar with including Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Beauty and the Beast (2017) and Game of Thrones. Lianne was also part of the Oscar winning teams for both Hugo (Pixomondo) and Bladerunner 2049 (Framestore) as well as the Emmy award winning teams for Game of Thrones Seasons 2 and 3 (Pixomondo). Our BSc (Hons) Visual Effects course will develop your technical, creative and production skills, related to visual effects production. The course will prepare you to pursue careers in a range of roles within visual effects and other innovative industries utilising computer graphics. You will have access to a variety of high quality facilities including: a range of industry standard software, high specification computers, cloud-based rendering facilities, a Vicon motion capture studio, one of the largest fixed green screen studios in the UK, a Milo motion control system, a variety of camera and lighting equipment and excellent learning facilities with access to substantial library open 24 hours and a variety on-line resources. The course is delivered by a highly skilled and experienced course team, with a range of relevant industrial and academic experience, who constantly engage with industry and update their skills, to ensure the course remains up to date. To ensure that you are equipped and ready to engage with industry our tutoring programme and Graduate+ scheme will provide support and guidance through-out your educational journey to equip you with professional skills and prepare you for industry. The course aims to produce versatile, adaptable graduates with the fusion of technical and creative skills that industry is looking for.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- Millennium Point Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||with no less than 5.5 in any level|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|