Brownberrie Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS18 5HD, United Kingdom

Digital Media (Visual Effects and Virtual Reality) - Leeds Trinity University

Are you excited by the possibilities of virtual reality? Fascinated by interactive digital design? Digital media is one of the world's most rapidly evolving sectors. It has transformed the world and its societies, creating a wealth of exciting career opportunities for graduates with the right blend of creative, technical and critical skills. Digital technologies are constantly merging and developing, so we've worked with employers to create a Digital Media degree that will prepare you for a successful and exciting digital career in Visual Effects and Virtual Reality. We'll immerse you in the world of digital media, exploring areas such as digital effects, animation and motion capture, 3D modelling, augmented reality and mobile apps. You'll experience the full lifecycle of digital media production – from idea generation and theory, to design and implementation. After learning a wide range of technical skills, you'll be encouraged to create innovative and unique design solutions for digital media. Although you'll specialise in visual effects and virtual reality, we'll also teach you how to design games using the latest techniques from the game industry. You'll work with employers at every stage of your degree, completing professional work placements and responding to live employer briefs. This means you'll graduate with a strong portfolio of digital media work and experience, based on current professional practice in the digital sector. **Placement Opportunities** ​We are one of only a few UK universities to build professional work placements into every degree. You'll complete two professional work placements, which will give you the chance to graduate with up to three months' professional work experience without having to take a sandwich year out. Employers from Leeds' thriving digital sector are strongly engaged at each level of the degree, helping you to develop the technical skills and knowledge of workplace practices that you need to be successful in the competitive digital sector. You'll complete two 12-week professional work placements during the first and second years of your degree, gaining invaluable the industry experience you need to get your first graduate job. **Graduate Opportunities** ​Leeds has a thriving digital economy, with strong employer demand for digital media graduates. We'll help you to develop the technical and creative skills that will prepare you for a career in digital effects, gaming or virtual reality. You could work as a technical artist, graphic designer or 3D animator, and your skills will also be relevant to TV companies, film studios, independent publishers, online streaming services and games design companies.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,LeedsUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £11,250