CGI and Visual Effects BSc (Hons)

Staffordshire University

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( 3.9) 1240 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE W614
The UK visual effects industry is amongst the most highly rated in the world – and this is your chance to become a part of it. Our Computer-Generated Imagery (CGI) and Visual Effects degree is optimised for students wishing to learn the creative and technical skills required to produce awe-inspiring special effects for film, television, games and advertising. Combining visual effects, 3D modelling, animation and digital technology, this course teaches you to produce the sort of mind-blowing ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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117th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
58th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
47th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
64th

Start date and duration

Start date
21-SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Computer Games and Animation

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 86 = 14% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Computer Games and Animation graduate salary at this uni
£21,000
UK Computer Games and Animation graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, February 2020

Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Computer Games and Animation

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Computing
31%
Mathematics
30%
Art & Design
15%
Media Studies
13%
Physics
12%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£14,000 per year
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Latest Special Effects (Film/Video) reviews

Special Effects (Film/Video)
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Student Reviewer
15 Dec 15

Visual Effects and Concept Design BA (Hons)

Really enjoyed the experience so...

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Staffordshire University
CompUniGuide ranking
58th
Student rating
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( 3.9)
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Staffordshire University is based in the county of Staffordshire in the West Midlands. The main city campus is in Stoke-on-Trent with the University’s dedicated Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education located in Stafford and Shrewsbury. Offering a range of vocational focused education since 1914, the University has invested £75 million over the last few years in new buildings, learning spaces, on-campus accommodation and state-of-the-art facilities.

Where you'll study

Staffordshire University

College Road Stoke-on-Trent
ST4 2DE United Kingdom Nearest train station: Stoke-on-Trent  0.1 miles away

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