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Bachelor of Computer Animation and Visual Effects (Hons)
Bachelor of Computer Animation and Visual Effects (Hons)

Bachelor of Computer Animation and Visual Effects (Hons)

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  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirements

  • IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element
  • TOEFL iBT - Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17
  • Pearson PTE - Listening: 59, Reading: 59, Speaking: 59, Writing: 59

Other Requirement

  • Maths GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent)

Course Information

As the digital creative industries use more computer animation and visual effects in TV, film and design work the demand for people with both the creative and technical skills to support this has increased.

This course will support these emerging roles in the digital creative industries through a combination of practical and theoretical teaching in the creative process from idea conception to production.

You will produce digital content for entertainment, education and promotional purposes using industry standard tools developing your expertise in computing for the creative industries.

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  • 2d Graphics And Digital Art (CIS100-1) Compulsory
  • Digital Video And Animation (CIS102-1) Compulsory
  • Fundamentals Of Creative Technologies (CIS085-1) Compulsory
  • Games And Digital Asset Design (CIS099-1) Compulsory
  • 3d Graphics And Animation (CIS126-2) Compulsory
  • Compositing For Visual Effects (CIS095-2) Compulsory
  • Professional Industry Portfolio (CIS127-2) Compulsory
  • Studio Development Project (CIS128-2) Compulsory
  • Advanced Animation And Visual Effects (CIS057-3) Compulsory
  • Disruptive Technologies (CIS058-3) Compulsory
  • Undergraduate Project For Creative Technologies (CIS059-3) Compulsory
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Pre Courses

A Degree with a Foundation Year gives you guaranteed entry to an Undergraduate course.

Whether you’re returning to learning and require additional help and support to up-skill, or if you didn’t quite meet the grades to pursue an Undergraduate course, our Degrees with Foundation Year provide a fantastic entry route for you to work towards a degree level qualification.

With our guidance and support you’ll get up to speed within one year, and will be ready to seamlessly progress on to undergraduate study at Bedfordshire.

The Foundation Year provides an opportunity to build up your academic writing skills and numeracy, and will also cover a range of subject specific content to fully prepare you for entry to an Undergraduate degree.

This is an integrated four-year degree, with the foundation year as a key part of the course. You will need to successfully complete the Foundation Year to progress on to the first year of your bachelor’s degree.

Why study a degree with a Foundation Year?

  • Broad-based yet enough depth to give you credible vocational skills
  • Coverage of a variety of areas typically delivered by an expert in this area
  • Gain an understanding of a subject before choosing which route you wish to specialise in
  • Great introduction to further study, and guaranteed progression on to one of our Undergraduate degrees

The degrees offering a Foundation Year provide excellent preparation for your future studies.

During your Foundation Year you will get the opportunity to talk to tutors about your degree study and future career aspirations, and receive guidance on the most appropriate Undergraduate course to help you achieve this; providing you meet the entry requirements and pass the Foundation Year.


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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Successful graduates may gain employment in the digital creative industries related to computer animation and visual effects, such as: 3D modeller or animator, for computer graphics or games, VFX compositor and digital visualiser, 3D artist or animator for games, creative technologist or technical developer for the animation or VFX industry.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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