From 2D and 3D animations, to Visual Effects and Game Art, nurture your creativity into life and transform your ideas into reality with a Visual Effects & Animation degree from SAE. You’ll learn the critical hands-on elements and processes needed to tell a story and release your ideas from the page. Visual effects are at the core of the moving industry. From blockbuster movies to high-impact commercials and interactive video games, visual effects artists are now embedded across many film projects, working to shape the visual language of an entire movie. In the UK, the visual effects sector continues to evolve and grow. Our project based ‘creative studio’ approach provides a practically focussed approach to your education, through the engagement with authentic assessment activities that reflect industry practises. Many students use their final Major Project as a springboard into industry, creating award-winning projects, establishing their own business or making connections with industry professionals that have led to employment.
Our fast-track degree means you can graduate and be earning and doing what you love in just two years. Year 1: Trimester 1 - VFX Fundamentals, 3D Fundamentals (VFX). Trimester 2 - 3D Rendering and Compositing, Animation. Trimester 3 - Creative Studio 1. Year 2: Trimester 4 - Creative Studio 2. Trimester 5 - Creative Studio 3. Trimester 6 - Major project.
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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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Applicants must meet the general entry requirements outlined below. You will also need to provide evidence that you are proficient in the English language. More details can be found at http://www.sae.edu/gbr
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