Visual Effects BA (Hons)

Bournemouth University

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( 4.1) 981 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE W614
If you have a strong interest in working in the feature film visual effects industry this is the perfect course for you. You’ll embrace the complete visual effects post production pipeline and focus on the theory, principles and production of visual effects assets and shots. The course covers a broad range of visual effects disciplines such as modelling, texturing, lighting, rendering, dynamic simulation, digital matte painting, and compositing, as well as offering a number of optional... READ MORE

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Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | 21-SEP-20

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Uni rankings

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WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
47th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
70th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
48th

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 - 75 = 25% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
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Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Computer Games and Animation graduate salary at this uni
£22,000
UK Computer Games and Animation graduate salary
£22,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, October 2019

Entry requirements
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Scottish Higher
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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
Mathematics
57%
Physics
28%
Art & Design
25%
Computing
22%
Media Studies
13%

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More info: Fees is £13,750 for 2019/20 entry. There may be a slight increase in fees for 2020/21 entry..

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Bournemouth University
CompUniGuide ranking
70th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
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Based by the sea in south-west England, Bournemouth University (BU) focuses on producing future-ready graduates, with every student able to take a work placement as part of their course. The University has four academic faculties: Health & Social Sciences Management Media & Communication Science & Technology A Bournemouth University degree means practical, real-word experience that complements student’s education and prepares them for a truly global career. Visit their student blog to hear from their students and how they found their degree of difference. Our student reviewers have been positive about their time at Bournemouth University; with many saying they’ve enjoyed their course and the university experience as a whole. Bournemouth University students on Whatuni say: “Been here for four years, loved every minute of it.

Where you'll study

Bournemouth University

Talbot Campus
Fern Barrow
Poole
BH12 5BB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Branksome  0.9 miles away

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