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BA (Hons) Model Design (Model Effects)
BA (Hons) Model Design (Model Effects)

BA (Hons) Model Design (Model Effects)

  • ID:HIC400016
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£14,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£9,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£624.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£14,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£9,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£624.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • 104-112, BCC-BBC, MMM-DMM

  • Access course: Diploma with 45 level 3 credits at merit.

  • Portfolio: Presentation of an acceptable portfolio of artwork.

  • IB requirements: 104-112 UCAS points from a minimum of two HL subjects at H4 or above to include Visual  Arts at SL or HL (with the remaining points to come from a combination of HL, SL and Core).

English Requirements

  • IELTS: All students from non-majority English speaking countries require proof of English language proficiency, equivalent to an overall IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band.

Course Information

This is a unique combination of three interrelated degrees with a combined first year (Model, Character and Special Effects). The lecturing staff all have extensive subject knowledge gained from careers in the creative industries, hence students achieve professional standards in their work. We have excellent links with industry and provide placements on major movies at leading UK film studios.

  • You will learn how to create highly detailed models for a wide range of disciplines from concept cars for the automotive industry and product prototyping, through to the scale buildings used by architects or ‘movie miniatures’ used in films.

  • Excellent workshop facilities for both traditional model making machinery and cutting-edge prototyping technologies including; CAD, 3D printing, laser cutting and CNC machining sit alongside the specialist industry standard facilities for model making, product prototyping and prop making

  • Outstanding work experience opportunities and collaborative projects provided by our very close contacts in the creative industries

  • Industry professionals teach across all three pathways of the programme

  • Model Effects students achieve consistently high graduate employment rates

UCAS code: W292

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Level 4

  • Scale and Structure

  • Shape and Form

  • Design and Fabrication

  • The Model in Mind: histories, contexts, theories (C&CS)

Level 5

  • Turbo Projects

  • Design Process and Realisation

  • Model Effects Contextualised Model

  • Talking Models: the theory of practice (C&CS)

  • Professional Work Experience 30: Screen

  • Professional Work Experience 45: Screen

  • Professional Work Experience 15: Screen

  • Professional Work Experience 15 5B: Screen

Level 6

  • Year Abroad

  • Professional Context Model

  • Professional Practice

  • Model Effects Major Project Proposal

  • Critical and Cultural Studies: L6 Enquiry / Report / Essay (Model Design)

  • Model Effects Major Project

  • Sandwich Year (Creative Arts)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Graduate with invaluable work experience alongside your degree and stand out from the crowd.  

This course offers you the opportunity to enhance your study and CV with a work placement sandwich year. It’s a chance to explore career possibilities, make valuable contacts and gain sought after professional skills.  

Our dedicated Careers and Employment team are here to help guide you through the process. Typically students spend up to 3 months of optional replacement study, with leading companies across the creative industries. These often include opportunities in architecture, design, film and TV.  Our students have worked on major blockbuster movies such as Captain America: The First Avenger, X Men: First Class, Wrath of the Titans, Batman 3: The Dark Knight Rises, Prometheus, Thor: The Dark World, Maleficent, World War Z, Edge of Tomorrow, Guardians of the Galaxy and Jupiter Ascending.

If you take up a work placement between your second and third year of study, at the University of Hertfordshire you’ll pay no tuition fee for this year. We’ll ask you to make your decision in your second year, so there is plenty of time to think about it. 

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC - $ 624 GBP / per year

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