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Pearson College London (including Escape Studios)

The Art of Visual Effects (Integrated Masters)

UCAS Code: I703

Master of Art - MArt

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English Language and GCSE Maths at grade C or equivalent qualifications.

UCAS Tariff

32-120

In addition to passing a Creative Workshop we require two passes at A Level or an equivalent qualification(s).

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2021

Do you dream of working in the Visual Effects (VFX) industry on the latest commercial or next blockbuster? Our course is perfect for those looking to gain knowledge of 3D VFX and Compositing, the degree will provide you with the professional skills that the industry is looking for or even to start your own studio.

Learn to be a creative artist from day one - working in industry-style studios using the latest tools and techniques and working as part of a team on high quality creative projects. You’ll have intensive, hands-on tutorials with industry-trained tutors, who alongside practising professionals will provide regular feedback on your work.

You’ll graduate with a Masters, MA, after four years (or a BA after three years) qualification along with the skills, experience, and showstopping portfolio, to really stand out.

Modules

Level 4 / Year 1: All our undergraduate students study common modules in their first year. This will give you the all-round skills you’ll need on your journey to becoming a professional. • 3D for VFX – Core (15 credits) • Computer Animation – Core (15 credits) • Compositing for VFX – Core (15 credits) • Video Game Art – Core (15 credits) • Creative Foundations – Project (30 credits) • Creative Foundations – Craft (30 credits)
Level 5 / Year 2: From your second year you’ll start to specialise in VFX and work in teams on industry-style projects. •3D for VFX - Pro 30 credits •Compositing for VFX - Advanced 30 credits You’ll study specialist VFX modules and have high contact time with your tutors. •Specialism 15 credits •Industry Studio Project 45 credits
Level 6 / Year 3: By your third year, you’ll be working in a team just like a fully functioning independent studio, alongside developing an in-depth knowledge of your chosen specialisation. •Advanced Specialism 30 credits •Professional Practice 30 credits •Professional Studio Project 60 credits
Level 7 / Year 4: If you choose the four year MArt programme, you’ll learn about entrepreneurship and develop the skills needed to start your own studio. As part of a team, you’ll work like a real start-up studio and create a project to a commercial standard. You will be assessed on the crucial aspects that define its success.
•Art and Design 30 credits
•Craft 30 credits
•Process 30 credits
•Business 30 credits

Assessment methods

Your work is assessed by a mix of tutor, industry, peer and self-review, just as it would be when you become a professional.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

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Course location:

Pearson College London

Department:

Escape Studios

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