Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Three-Dimensional Design for Virtual Environments

With the increased acceptance of 3D visualisation and animation in everyday use in areas as diverse as computer games development, film and television special effects, online virtual world development, architecture, product design, industrial design and packaging design, the programme is designed to enable students to develop advanced skills, knowledge and understanding within the field of 3D visualisation and computer based animation.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline, ideally from an arts based subject; or an equivalent qualification from an overseas institution; for mature candidates or candidates who have been working in industry, equivalence to an honours degree may be demonstrated through the university's procedures for the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL); where English is not 1st language: IELTS 6.0 (no element less than 5.5); or TOEFL 550 (213 for computer based test) are required.

Course modules

Modules include: Digital media technology and development; video and motion graphic; digital media publishing and commercialisation; digital portfolio production techniques; research and project methods; project/discussion.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include a combination of coursework and examination depending on requirements of individual modules.

Sponsorship information

Partial scholarships are available and applicants will be advised of these arrangements upon receipt of an offer.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Part-time £ 750 per Module (home fees) 2 years
MA Full-time £ 4,200 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow G4 0BA Scotland

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
0141 331 8630