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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 - 4 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
find out

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About Computer Animation and Visual Effects at Faculty of Science and Engineering, Manchester Metropolitan University

Focusing on the technical aspects of content creation, you'll develop all the skills you'll need to launch a career in computer animation and visual effects.

We take a learning by doing approach on this course. So, as well as expert guidance and support, you'll have access to a fully equipped computer animation suite, with dedicated green screen room, lighting rigs and motion capture equipment. In other words, you'll have everything you need to learn how to create your own assets for integration with virtual environments and live-action footage to produce complex visual effects.

You'll learn about creating, rigging and animating 3D models, developing advanced particle effects such as fire, smoke and moving liquids, and about compositing and integration methods. And most importantly, at all stages you'll have the creative freedom to develop your own ideas and concepts right through to the finished article.

Teamwork is at the heart of this industry and you'll have plenty of opportunity for team-based study to help prepare you for the world of work. You'll be perfectly poised to enter this rapidly expanding and exciting digital sector. Our Computer Animation and Visual Effects degree also provides the option of spending an extra year expanding your horizons by working on a placement in industry.

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  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBSc (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 - 4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE POINTS

26 IB Diploma Points including HL 5 in IT

IELTS SCORE REQUIRED FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

6.0 overall with no individual element below 5.5

There's further information for international students on our international website if you're applying with non-UK qualifications.

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