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BA (Hons) Computer Animation and Visual Effects

Teesside University
Length: 3 years
Education level: Bachelor's degree
Location: Middlesbrough
Language: English

Program Description

Program Description

Undertake an Innovative Education Program with Teesside

This bachelor program by Teesside University is perfect for those with a passion for animation and visual effects who want to work in the film, television or game industries. Through the program, students will develop a broad range of creative and technical skills, benefiting from Teesside's cutting-edge facilities to prepare them for a challenging and rewarding career.

This course has a foundation year for applicants who don’t meet the requirements for Year 1 entry. 

Teesside University is ranked #17 in the Animation Career Review list of top international animation schools.

Particular emphasis is placed on:

  • 2D and 3D animation
  • Compositing and digital visual effects
  • 3D modelling and rigging
  • 3D lighting, texturing and rendering
  • Concept design and storytelling
  • Advanced computer-generated techniques
  • Professional portfolio development
  • Team-working skills.

This course is accredited by Creative Skillset, the industry body that recognises courses that deliver an education that fulfils professional criteria and best prepares you for the world of work.

Admission requirements

A typical offer is 104-120 tariff points including at least two A levels (or equivalent). You're expected to provide a portfolio of your artwork. There are also minimum English language requirements to study this course.

Contact the provider via the information request form to learn more.

Degree & diploma

Teesside is one of the best-equipped learning environments for anybody seeking a career in animation or visual effects. They have purpose-built facilities housing dedicated life drawing spaces, recording studio, motion-capture studio and a fully equipped sound stage including green screen facilities and motion-control cameras.

Over £270m has been invested in Teesside's award-winning campus, including £6m refurbishment of our library. The Curve, our ultra-modern £22m five-storey teaching facility, provides a lecture theatre and flexible, innovative teaching and learning spaces, opened in 2015.

Tuition & fees

To learn about the costs involved in undertaking this program, please fill out an information request form which is sent directly to the university.

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