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BA (Hons) Film Visual Effects

Solent University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
On campus
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38,625 GBP

Program description

BA (Hons) Film Visual Effects

The UK’s Visual Effects (VFX) industry generated over £1bn in 2018 and is renowned across the world with UK companies taking the lead in each of the VFX Oscar winners for the last six years (2014-2019). It is a growing industry that is hungry for suitable graduates. Our degree gets you up to speed on the latest technological advances using industry standard software and equipment.

You may have explored VFX before using software such as After Effects, or you may just be starting out. There is a lot to learn and becoming good requires an artistic eye for detail and technological know-how, we will support you to build on your experience level and get the best out of you.

Admission requirements

It doesn’t matter if you are technically minded and love the idea of using the most powerful computers to produce the coolest visual content, or if you are creative and want to produce beautiful effects to really make a film pop - if you are enthusiastic and passionate, this course will help you build your career starting where you are right now.

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Program content

Year one

Core units

  • Visual research
  • Introduction to 3D
  • Drawing
  • Introduction to VFX
  • Animation
  • Digital Pipelines

Year two

Core units

  • Match moving
  • VFX Project
  • Compositing
  • VFX and simulation


  • Cinematography for VFX
  • Digital Character
  • Curriculum +
  • Advanced Drawing

Please note: Not all optional units are guaranteed to run each year.

Year three

Core units

  • Production Planning
  • VFX Pre-Production
  • VFX Major Project


  • Producing and Managing Web Content for Clients at Solent Productions

Tuition fees

UK, EU and Channel Island full-time fees: £9,250 per year

International full-time fees: £12,875 per year

Scholarships & funding

For more information about scholarships, please visit the website.

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Benefit from hands-on training, established links with industry and access to the latest technology on our range of TV, Film, Media Production and Technology degrees.

About this institute

Solent University

Solent University

Solent University is all about creating opportunities: for its students, for its staff, for its partners. It offers expertise and experiences you couldn’t get anywhere else, opening doors and making introductions. We’re focused on the practical side of higher education...

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Solent University

Solent University
E Park Terrace
SO14 0YN Southhampton
United Kingdom

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