Kingston University London

Course Introduction

**Reasons to choose Kingston**

– To support your studies, there are opportunities for industry visits in central London, home to many digital media and creative companies.

– You’ll have access to extensive media and games labs as well as VR and AR activities in the Centre for Augmented and Virtual Environments (CAVE).

– You’ll build a strong portfolio of work, ready for employment in the industry.

**About this course**

On this course, you’ll gain the specialist skills you need for a career in this highly competitive area. These include the fundamentals of media, 2D and 3D computer graphics, programming, motion graphics, UX design and visual effects.

You’ll create sophisticated media-based products, such as animations, moving graphics, compositing, 3D modelling, texturing, lighting, interactive web design content and filming. Through option modules, you’ll be able to develop your chosen specialism. You’ll be supported in subjects such as VFX, 3D CGI, compositing, interaction and UX design. You’ll work both individually and in groups, alongside tutors and guest speakers, building your team working abilities and initiative.

Course Modules

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.

Year 0 - Foundation core modules: CX3005 - Computer programming, SX3006 - Mathematics For Science, SX3001  - Scientific Investigation & Skills.

Year 0 - Foundation optional modules: SX3002  - Biology, SX3003 - Chemistry, CX3001  - Technical  Investigation & Skills, CX3002 - Mathematics for Computing, CX3003 - Mathematics, CX3004  -Computer Systems, SX3007 - Environment Science & Geography, SX3005 - Sport Science.

Year 1: CI4001 - Introduction to Digital Media, CI4002 - Computer Generated Imagery, CI4450 - Professional Environments 1, CI4105 - Programming 1: Thinking like a Programmer.

Year 2: CI5001 - Digital Motion Graphics and Compositing, CI5002 - Multimedia Authoring and Design, CI5450 - Professional Environments 2, CI5003 - Modelling and Animation, CI5330 - User Centred Design, CI5320 - Database-Driven Application Development.

Year 3 core modules: CI6001 - Visual Effects, CI6100 - Individual Project.

Year 3 optional modules: CI6535 - Game and Media Creation Processes, CI6330 - Mobile Application Development, CI6315 - User Experience Design Thinking, CI6415 - Digital Entrepreneurship.

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Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time Including Foundation Year
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Full Time Including Foundation Year
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees