Teesside University

Teesside University

Computer Animation and Visual Effects

Students focus heavily on specialised computer animation and visual effects practice; they study 4 core modules in pairs and negotiate their personal learning goals for each module with their tutors; topics can include: compositing; animation; python scripting and maths; motion control; motion capture; matte painting; set extensions; motion tracking; rigging.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a 2.2 Honours degree (or above) in animation or computing or significantly documented relevant industrial experience; applicants must submit a portfolio with examples of 3-dimensional or 2-dimensional visual effects work as part of the admissions process.

Course modules

Modules include: 2-dimensional tools and techniques; 3-dimensional tools and techniques; effects animation; visual effects industry practice; major visual effects project.

Assessment methods

Your learning is assessed by individual coursework. This includes practical implementations and reports which demonstrate a critical evaluation of the practical process, techniques and end product, plus supporting evidence of research into specified areas. You present your work to your peers and tutors within lab-based sessions to receive both formative and summative feedback.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,590 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,590 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,590 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,590 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,590 per Year 1 (England) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Teesside University Middlesbrough TS1 3BA North East

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