Course Introduction

This course will allow students to gain an understanding of the capabilities of compositing software and how this can be combined with live action, 3D or specially shot effects such as 3D generated assets and studio based green screen elements. Additional skills include the creation of matte painting techniques in both 2.5 and 3D as well as engaging with other visual effects filmic conventions. There is also an emphasis on developing practical skills required for post'production and visual effects.

Course Modules

Modules include: technology issues; business and innovation; research process; concept and prototyping; major project.

Course Additional Entry

A 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent non'UK qualifications) in a relevant subject, or an equivalent professional qualification in a related subject area. Applicants applying directly from an undergraduate degree course without experience or professional practice must be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of the chosen subject area. For applicants whose 1st language is not English, an overall IELTS score of at least 6.5 is required, with a minimum of 6.0 in each section.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £13,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £8,500  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £4,250  Academic year. First year home fees