Visual Effects and Animation BSc (Hons)

University of Bolton

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Course info

UCAS CODE W621
The possibilities of pixels are endless with our BSc (Hons) Visual Effects and Animation degree. Focusing on the specialist skills needed to create computer-generated and post-production visual effects, we offer industry-experienced staff and fantastic facilities, along with a proven track record of graduate success with award-winning employers.Visual effects (VFX) and animation is at the heart of creating spectacular imagery for the film, TV, commercial and music video industries. VFX is an ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
70th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
113th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
95th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-22
Full Time
3 Years

Cinematics and Photography

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 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Cinematics and Photography graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Cinematics and Photography graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, November 2021

Entry requirements
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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

Cinematics and Photography

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Art & Design
43%
Photography
30%
Graphic Communication
19%
Media Studies
13%
English Literature
13%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£12,450 per year
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£12,450 per year
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Latest Special Effects (Film/Video) reviews

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03 Oct 18

Special Effects for Film and Television BDes (Hons)

Bolton uni is a welcoming place with great staff and students. A place where you can grow and build up the skills you...
SR
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26 Feb 15

Special and Visual Effects for Film and Television HND

So far so good but I have been thinking about quitting multiple times. But thats just me. Overall the lecturers are...

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How Special Effects (Film/Video) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 11 reviews

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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 771 reviews

5 star 33%
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3 star 20%
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University of Bolton
CUG ranking
113th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
The University of Bolton is a progressive institution in the north west of England, delivering a comprehensive variety of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes with a student-focused approach to learning. They consistently rank highly for their teaching quality and student satisfaction, with the Complete University Guide (2022) rating them in the top 10 nationally and 1st in the North West for the 4th year running. Students benefit from an enriching and enjoyable university education with passionate lecturers, superb facilities and a high employment rate after graduation. The university is set on a modern, town-centre campus in the Greater Manchester region that has received significant investment over the past four years, transforming campus buildings and installing state-of-the-art facilities.

Where you'll study

University of Bolton

Deane Road Bolton
BL3 5AB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Bolton  0.2 miles away

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