MPhil/PhD (Animation and Visual Effects)

University of South Wales

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A PhD is a doctoral degree based on a significant and original individual research project which culminates in an in-depth thesis (or alternative form of submission as below) which is relative to an area of staff expertise. You can complete your PhD on a full or part time basis, on campus or by distance (if the nature of the research allows). There are no classes to attend as the PhD is based on research.PhD by Thesis This is the most popular route to the award of PhD. You will normally ... READ MORE

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Full time | University of South Wales | 3 years | SEP

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Uni rankings

Computer Science
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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112th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
91st
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
71st

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP
Full Time
3 years

Entry requirements
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Applicants will normally hold one of the following: A UK 2:1 honours degree in a relevant subject (or equivalent) or a UK Masters qualification in a relevant subject (or equivalent); Appropriate, relevant qualifications/experience regarded by the University as equivalent. For direct registration for the award of PhD (without the need to 'transfer'), applicants will additionally hold one of the following: A relevant UK Masters degree (or equivalent) with a significant research component in the same discipline area as the proposed research which included training in research and execution of a research project Significant research and / or professional experience which has resulted in published work, written reports or other appropriate evidence of accomplishment.

Tuition fees

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£4,407 per year
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More info: Students need to pay £4407 for 2020/2021 entry; There may be slight increase in 2021/2022 entry..

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£4,407 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: Students need to pay £4407 for 2020/2021 entry; There may be slight increase in 2021/2022 entry..

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£15,000 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: Students need to pay £15000 for 2020/2021 entry; There may be slight increase in 2021/2022 entry..

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Latest Special Effects (Film/Video) reviews

Special Effects (Film/Video)
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Jake
19 Feb 19

Visual Effects and Motion Graphics BA (Hons)

My overall uni experience has been amazing. It has reinforced to me that this is what I want to study, where I want to...

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University of South Wales
CUG ranking
91st
Student rating
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The University of South Wales offers students the opportunity to learn and develop key skills essential for employment. Courses are developed and delivered in partnerships with employers, representing the leaders of industry, the public sector and national bodies. Study is 100% focused on what employers need in the future and courses carry the relevant professional accreditation wherever possible. Students can enrol on full-time or part-time courses with some distance learning options also available. Research and teaching are focused on the global challenges that will affect every community in the future. Over 50% of USW research is recognised as world-leading or internationally significant. They aim to practically change lives for the better through their work, from green energy, to criminal justice and medical advances.

Where you'll study

University of South Wales

Llantwit Road Treforest Pontypridd
Rhondda, Cynon, Taff
CF37 1DL United Kingdom Nearest train station: Treforest  0.2 miles away

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