Backstage Academy

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Bolton

Live Visual Design & Production

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Course summary

Do you want to create cutting-edge visual experiences and lead the next generation of digital designers? BA (Hons) Live Visual Design & Production is a groundbreaking degree focused on creating cutting-edge visual experiences for audiences. Professionals with this skillset are in increasing demand in virtual productions, TV & film, esports, live events, Music, Theatre and corporate events. Using cutting edge software and equipment, in line with the latest industry developments, you will study the creative, technical and production elements of this ground breaking industry. Teaching is project-based and practical, and includes masterclasses with world leading experts and industry placements giving you invaluable practical experience of working within visual production. On campus at Production Park, you'll join an ecosystem of creative minds and entrepreneurs working day in, day out to drive innovation and realise big ideas. This course is ideal for you if you're interested in and would like to explore: _ Virtual and augmented reality (AR & VR) _ World building - video and interactive game design _ Generative content creation - using software to automatically generate content in real time _ Technical systems design _ Projection systems and technologies _ Large format LED systems (including video walls) _ Immersive and Interactive spaces _ Personal creativity and technical R&D _ Industry standard hardware and software _ Real world projects and client based briefs _ The cutting-edge of user experiences in live events _ Collaborating with other professionals _ 2D & 3D design and modelling Key Skills Relevant to this Degree: _ Video game design & 3D modelling _ Animation _ Content creation _ Creative digital media _ Graphic design & illustration _ Interactive media _ Lighting _ Sound _ Networking & IT The course is regulated by the Office for Students.

Course details

Assessment method

As well as traditional lectures, seminars and tutorials your learning will be enhanced with visits from guest speakers and masterclass seminars from industry experts, international case studies, workshops and more importantly opportunities to work on live projects as part of both practical modules and work placement; giving you unique insights and a thorough understanding of the visual production industry operating in international markets and in a range of sectors. Assessment is via a range of methods, from developing a portfolio of your work and skills, to practical assessment and research projects.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We do not currently accept international students.

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Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

As part of our commitment to access and widening participation, we offer a range of bursary and additional financial support for prospective students. There is also a hardship fund available to eligible students who experience financial crisis. To find out more, please contact us on 01977 659880 or email [email protected]

Live Visual Design & Production at Backstage Academy - UCAS