Tailored towards students who have a strong desire to work in the feature film visual effects industry and other associated areas, this course covers the main aspects of the visual effects post-production pipeline and focuses on the theory, principles and production of visual effects assets and shots.
Key disciplines covered include visual storytelling and pre-visualisation, post-visualisation, shot development, asset creation and integration, and compositing to name but a few. It also includes supporting elements such as the theoretical underpinnings of moving image, the history of visual effects, personal research units, an industry led project, and visual effects photography and acquisition.
What’s more, there are a number of optional components that will allow you to tailor your pathway to either a more technical or artistic flavour. This approach will then lead you to produce a high quality demonstrative portfolio and showreel of visual effects work, specifically related to the knowledge and production of professional quality feature film visual effects.
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Next start date:
September 2019, September 2020
Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus
3 years (or 4 years with a 30 week placement), full-time
One creative subject such as: Fine Art, Photography, Media Design or Product Design or one technical subject such as: Maths, Computing or Physics
For 2019 entry: 112 - 128 tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent, including 32 points in a required subject. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM in a required subject. For more information check out our 2019 entry requirements.
International entry requirements:
If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each component or equivalent. For more information check out our international entry requirements.