BA (Hons) Animation and Visual Effects*

UCAS

Course code W615

Course overview
  • Course overview
  • Course details
  • Finance
  • Meet the staff
Apply Now Book An Open Day Book An Open Day
UCAS

Course code W615

Key course details

Location Online
Duration Full-time, 2 Years
Start date September 2020
Entry Requirements Programme Specification
*This course is Subject to Validation What does this mean?

The Media industry is growing at a remarkable pace. 3D Animation and Visual Effects are at the forefront now in all forms of Media, ranging from film to games. 

BA (Hons) Animation and Visual Effects will give you an understanding of both the creative and the technical processes involved in animation, CGI and visual effects, ideal if you're looking for a career in 3D Animation, Visual Effects or a range of connected careers.

Designed as an accelerated degree in which you will complete all your studies in two years, this innovative programme will be delivered entirely via an online platform allowing you to access lectures, industry standard software and a range of bespoke learning materials within a virtual learning environment. This gives you the flexibility to access the course materials at the time of your choice, from any location with an appropriate internet connection. This approach replicates the multi-locational nature of modern Animation and Visual Effects projects where collaboration within teams is worldwide.

Postgraduate Loyalty Award

Progress to postgraduate for free

We’ve waived the fees for many postgraduate courses* for students like you planning to start an undergraduate degree with us to help you extend your education.

News and Events

Fine art friends win prestigious British Council Fellowships for world-famous Venice Biennale

Posted: 17 Mar 2019

Best friends Aimee McCallum and Lauren Wilson will spend a month immersed in and working at the world-famous Venice Biennale when it takes place later this year. The fine art students have been awarded Venice Fellowships by the British Council. Held in one of the world’s most romantic and architecturally important cities, the Venice Biennale has a history stretching back more than 120 years and is recognised as one of the world’s most important artistic events.

Carlisle Culture – Experts say ‘be brave’ and bold in vision for future

Posted: 13 Mar 2019

Two leading experts have told civic, business, community and cultural figures from across Carlisle to ‘be brave’ and bold as work continues to develop a cultural vision for the city. Wayne Hemingway MBE and Nicky Chance-Thompson, chief executive of The Piece Hall Trust in Halifax, have been discussing the issue of Creative and Cultural Economy during the latest Carlisle Culture event.

Get to know the brilliant photography lecturers.

Posted: 18 Apr 2019

The photography lecturers calibre is hard to beat, they are all practising artists in their own right and bring their knowledge of the industry and creative skills to the students doing photography degree courses at the Institute of the Arts.

Campus Tour

Wed 15 May 2019

An opportunity to visit our Brampton Road campus.

Postgraduate Open Day

Sat 8 Jun 2019

There are many fantastic reasons to embark on one of our postgraduate courses, whether it’s to give yourself that extra advantage when applying for jobs, progress your current career or even if you just love your chosen subject and want to explore it further.