Visual Effects Art at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS

Course summary

If while watching a movie you have ever marvelled at the seamless integration of live action and digitally created assets, BA (Hons) Visual Effects Art is the course for you. Teaching you on state-of-the-art industry-standard hardware and software, with opportunities to work collaboratively with game artists, animators, live action filmmakers and VFX tech artists, this course will advance your artistic VFX skills preparing you for your career as a visual effects artist with 100% course work. Working alone, in teams or in industry-focused charrettes, you will develop the digital toolset, creative invention and contextual knowledge to bring your visual imagination to life. You will graduate with an industry-ready reel demonstrating your invention and artistic prowess. Modules include: Principles of Screen Art Introduction to Compositing Introduction to 3D Digital Art Progressing 2D Visual Effects Art Visual Effects Entrepreneurship Visual Effects Production Graduates will be prepared for a broad range of careers in visual effects. This could include roles such as 3D modeller, 3D LookDev artist, effects artist, compositor, previs artist, VFX layout artist, VFX concept artist and Matchmove artist. Facilities We’re committed to helping you explore, expand and refine your craft, as you discover new creative horizons with some truly great tools, equipment and workspaces. Visit our facilities hub at to find out more. We are also proud to be launching the new Design & Digital Arts building to prepare our graduates for success in professional, technical and commercial careers in the growing cultural and creative industries. This landmark building will place Nottingham as a UK hub for film, television, animation, UX design, games design, graphic design and more. Facilities include: Collaborative studio spaces for each discipline Digital Innovation Lab and VR/Mixed Reality Studio Exhibition spaces TV and Film Studio Black Box studio Film Production editing suites Screen printing room Sound studios Stop Motion Studio Café

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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A lower offer may be made based on a range of factors, including your background (such as where you live and the school or college you attended), your experiences and individual circumstances (you may have been in care, for example). This is called a contextual offer and we get data from UCAS to make these decisions. NTU offers a student experience like no other, and this approach helps us to find students who have the potential to succeed here, but may have faced barriers that can make it more difficult to access university. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £17900 Year 1
International £17900 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are payable for each year that you are at University. The level of tuition fees for the second and subsequent years of your undergraduate course may increase in line with inflation and as specified by the UK government.
Visual Effects Art at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS