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Bachelor of Model Design (Character and Creative Effects) (Hons)
Bachelor of Model Design (Character and Creative Effects)  (Hons)

Bachelor of Model Design (Character and Creative Effects) (Hons)

  • ID:UH440112
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,450.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£11,385.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • OtherFee/Year:£574.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,450.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£11,385.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • OtherFee/Year:£574.00

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Estimated Total/program:
£77,127.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

English requirements

  • GCSE English Language at grade C or above.
  • IGCSE English at grade C or above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band).
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) 51 (with no less than 42 in any band).
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 72 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20.

Course Information

All three of our model design courses share the same First Year, giving you an excellent introduction to model making, prop making, sculpture and special effects. Building on this foundation, you’ll learn to use a wide range of specialist materials and processes to create original sculptural characters, props and set dressings – including the option of developing stop-motion puppets or collaborating with special effects students.

In your second year you will explore a wide range of specialist materials and processes such as sculpting, moulding and casting that enable the creation of original characters, props and set dressings

In your Final Year you’ll work on major projects and create a professional portfolio to impress employers. Throughout your studies you’ll have access to traditional model-making equipment and cutting-edge prototyping technologies. This course is accredited by Creative Skillset, reflecting the highest standard of teaching and facilities.

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Degree programmes are structured into levels, 4, 5 and 6.  These correspond to your first, second and third/final year of study.  Below you can see what modules you’ll be studying in each.  

Level 4

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Scale and Structure, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Shape and Form, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Design and Fabrication, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • The Model in Mind: histories, contexts, theories (C&CS), 30 Credits, Compulsory

Level 5

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Turbo Projects, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Design Process and Realisation, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Character and Creative Effects Contextualised Model, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Talking Models: the theory of practice (C&CS), 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Professional Work Experience 30: Screen, 30 Credits, Optional
  • Professional Work Experience 45: Screen, 45 Credits, Optional
  • Professional Work Experience 15: Screen, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Professional Work Experience 15 5B: Screen, 15 Credits, Optional

Level 6

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Year Abroad, 0 Credits, Compulsory
  • Professional Context Model, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Professional Practice, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Creative Effects Major Project Proposal, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Critical and Cultural Studies: L6 Enquiry / Report / Essay (Model Design), 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Character and Creative Effects Major Project, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Sandwich Year (Creative Arts), 0 Credits, Optional
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

A strong focus on sculpture and practical skills linked with creative ability will equip you to work in advertising, TV and film. It will also enable you to seek employment in other areas of the entertainment industries including fine art installations, theatre, theme parks and interactive displays in museums or exhibitions.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single:300 GBP/year

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