University of York

University of York

Post-Production with Visual Effects

This course is designed to give a solid grounding in the latest postproduction systems and techniques, as well as a rich understanding of digital visual effects creation for feature film and broadcast television. There is a strong professional focus, with an emphasis on 2D graphics and compositing, to ensure that the skills acquired are immediately relevant and consistent with current industry practices. This programme is unique in that it allows students the choice of focusing on production-orientated work (for an MA degree); or on formal research into the technologies behind postproduction systems (for an MSc degree).

Entry requirements

Applicants require a UK 2.1 or international equivalent in a relevant subject.

Course modules

Module includes: digital production and postproduction workflows; languages of film and television; group projects; visual effects design lab; conform and finish; the business of production and postproduction; extended research project.

Sponsorship information

A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 20,100 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 3,500 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 10,050 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of York York YO10 5DD Yorkshire and the Humber

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Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
01904 32 5220