Bedford College Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Creative Media Production (Visual Effects)

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Course summary

This course focuses on the art of games design and animation – you will be exploring a wide range of disciplines and working methods to produce distinctive and creative digital outcomes. You will be working with a range of industry standard software to achieve these outcomes. This course will develop your skills in computer animation, modelling and games arts design. You will use a range of software packages and digital workflows to complete and number of negotiated projects. These skills will be underpinned by fundamental art principles developed through drawing, visual language and contextual studies. Example list of software that you will be exposed to on this course: Autodesk Maya, Mudbox, Matchmover Adobe; Photoshop, Illustrator, Aftereffects, Premier Maxon Cinema 4D On completion of this course, you will be focused on gaining art development work within games or animation companies. This may be on a freelance basis or direct employment on long or short-term contracts. You will be working in the field of 3D modelling/animation as an animator, environmental artist, character artist, concept artist or other affiliated role.

Course details


Core Modules: 36 – Collaborative Project (Pearson –set ) 37 – Personal Professional Development 43 – Advanced Visual Effects Studies Specialist Modules: 46 – Advanced Rendering & Visualisation 60 – Advanced Animation 61 – Advanced 3D Modelling 68 - Narrative

Assessment method

As part of this course you will work with a range of specialist lecturers (including practising artists and designers) in well-equipped studios and workshops. Project briefs will be set for each assignment, and assessment is continuous throughout the course.

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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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You will need to have successfully completed the HNC course to be able to progress onto the HND.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6000 Year 1
Scotland £6000 Year 1
Wales £6000 Year 1

Additional fee information

£ 150.00 additional cost. The fee will cover materials used on the course. ( see website for details )
Creative Media Production (Visual Effects) at Bedford College Group - UCAS