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MSc Film and Television Production with Visual Effects
MSc Film and Television Production with Visual Effects

MSc Film and Television Production with Visual Effects

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  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

You should have some experience of film, video or television production. This may have been gained through an undergraduate degree (2:1 or equivalent), via professional practice or through a formal filmmaking society. Experience in visual effects or animation is desirable but not required.

English Requirements

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. We accept the following qualifications:

  • IELTS, 6.5, minimum 6.0 in each component

  • C1 Advanced and C2 Proficiency, 176, minimum 169 in each component

  • Duolingo, 110, minimum 100 in all other components

  • LanguageCert, B2 Communicator High Pass with 33/50 in each component

  • PTE Academic, 61, minimum 55 in each component

  • TOEFL, 87, minimum 21 in each component

  • Trinity ISE III, Merit in all requirements

Course Information

Study, explore and practise contemporary film and television postproduction with a focus on creative aspects of visual effects. Learn a variety of postproduction techniques, including compositing, colour grading and conforming visual effects projects. 

Our course emphasises a high level of craft skill and creativity, combined with critical thought and collaboration. You'll gain scientific and technical training with hands-on experience of visual effects systems, programme creation and artistic decision-making.

We'll teach you through a mix of workshops, lectures, screenings and masterclasses with leading academics and industry professionals. You'll use industry-standard facilities in a vibrant and supportive environment. You'll realise your own creative and technical projects and develop essential professional skills to pursue a career in industry.

On this MSc you can focus on formal research into the technologies behind postproduction systems. Alternatively you can focus on production-orientated work and apply for the MSc Film and Television Production with Visual Effects.

Many of our graduates work in the industry, from film to television companies, and some of our graduates have gone on to research in industry or academia

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You'll study taught modules and an extended research project. 

You'll look at digital production and postproduction processes for the creation of commercial film and television programmes. You'll examine the latest technical and aesthetic workflows for picture and sound. You'll put theory into practice by applying the concepts and techniques covered in lectures with labs on picture and sound techniques. 

You'll study the fundamental theory and practical skills involved in the creation of visual effects for film and television. You will explore 2D compositing as well as the technical design and implementation of visual image processing and the creative application of visual effects systems. You'll develop a range of skills in creative picture editing and visual effects creation using industry standard tools.

You will take modules which may include:

  • Digital Production and Postproduction Workflows 

  • Visual Effects Design Lab 

  • Group Projects I 

You'll have the opportunity to apply the concepts and techniques presented in the taught modules. You'll also expand your understanding of the creative process. You'll look at online editing and picture finishing, exploring the similarities and differences between these for film and for television. You'll develop a range of creative and technical skills and gain a working knowledge of the stages and process of film and television picture finishing. You'll get hands-on experience with industry-standard picture finishing systems.

You will take modules which may include:

  • Grading and Finishing 

  • Business of Production and Postproduction 

  • Group Projects II 

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • VFX producer

  • Production manager

  • Production coordinator

  • VFX editor

  • Digital marketing manager

  • Higher education research and teaching

Many of our graduates are working in the industry, with companies such as:

  • Industrial Light and Magic

  • Double Negative

  • Moving Picture Company (MPC)

  • Oriental DreamWorks

  • Bloomberg LP

  • Nvizible

  • Prime Focus

  • Films at 59

  • CCTV (Chinese television)

  • China Film Group

  • GSP Studios

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance - Single: 300 (£) per year

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