University of Derby

801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2019
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2018
Kedleston Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 1GB, United Kingdom

Visual Effects and Post Production

Develop original and effective visual solutions for films, television programmes and computer games. Challenge conventions, take risks and be imaginative on this exciting Visual Effects and Post-Production degree. WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE? Explore the exciting and rapidly evolving area of visual effects utilising 3d Animation, Motion Capture, Green Screen and Pyro Effects using Industry standard software, such as Autodesk Maya, Houdini FX, Realflow and Nuke-X as well as much more. Explore how various techniques are implemented within the film, television and computer games industries and build a personalised portfolio to help you get started within your career. You will develop conceptual, aesthetic and technical abilities and receive one-to-one guidance from our expert tutors. IS THIS COURSE FOR YOU? If you think you have it in you to be a highly motivated visual effects artist, who has passion, drive and a flare for being creative then you belong on this degree. HOW YOU WILL LEARN There’s a mixture of lectures, seminars, Digital online tutorials, practical workshops, screenings, discussion and independent study. You will also work with other students on projects, which is good preparation for your career, since the visual effects and post-production industry is highly collaborative. OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPERIENCES. As a member of Derby’s School of Arts, we guarantee your work will be showcased and celebrated. The highlight of our calendar is the Big Show, a creative festival which puts our final-year students and their work centre stage. It attracts talent spotters, prospective employers and the wider public. CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITY By the time you finish your BA in Visual Effects and Post-Production, you will have a strong set of specialised skills within 3D, Filming and Compositing Plus an impressive showreel of work. You can set your sights on roles such as FX Artist, Animator, Compositor, Games Artist, 3D Modeller, Roto Artist, Layout Artist, Lighter or Match Move Artist.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Derby
  • 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 £13,250
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Derby
  • 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 £11,750