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BA (Hons) Visual Effects with foundation year*

Visual Effects with foundation year*

Industry Links

Strong links with industry and professional bodies

Contact Time

High contact time with the programme team


Access to specialist facilities in the Centre for the Creative Industries


Year of entry: 2022

UCAS Tariff: 48

Duration: 4 YRS (FT)

Institution code: G53

Location: Wrexham

The UK’s VFX industry is not only world-renowned but also strategically important to the future of the whole infrastructure of film and video game production in the UK. This new idea-driven skill-based course will cover the key skills of the VFX industry and has been designed with employability as the key outcome.


You’ll be part of a degree with innovation and creativity at its heart as you bring digital effects to reality through a series of modules that include matte painting and 3D modelling, CGI Animation and VFX for Video Games. The perfect preparation for a career in an exciting, fast-paced industry worth billions each year.


Your studies will see you gain experience in digital skills and techniques used to bring projects from concept to screen through matte painting, 3D modelling, 3D sculpting and computer-generated animation.


The course will involve a mix of design and technical skills like environment/character design and creation, 3D Modelling, texturing, compositing, live briefs, and post-production. The course provides a broad study of VFX, with an emphasis on innovation, design and creativity using the latest industry standard software and much more. You’ll also have the opportunity to get hands-on and work with industry professionals on real-world projects to help develop your skills and experience.

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