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Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computer Animation and Visual Effects

University of Bedfordshire - Luton Campus University of Bedfordshire - Luton Campus, UK

Intake Oct 2023

Feb 2023, Oct 2022

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GBP 14900

Tuition Fee (GBP)

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 Free

Application Fee

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36 months

Duration

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6

IELTS

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72

TOEFL

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60%

Min GPA

Program Overview

This course will support these emerging roles in the digital creative industries through a combination of practical and theoretical teaching in the creative process from idea conception to production.

As the digital creative industries use increasingly adopt the technologies of more computer animation and visual effects in for TtelevisionV, film and design work production, the demand for people individuals with both the creative and technical skills to support this the industry has continued to increased. This includes emerging fields such as Virtual Production and Virtual Reality(VR) or Mixed Reality applications.

You will produce digital content in the format of computer-generated animation or visual effects sequences, that may be applied in for entertainment, education and or promotional purposes using industry standard tools developing your expertise in computing for the creative industries.

In addition to the £40 million STEM building, you will also have the chance to work in our specialist creative technologies labs and use a range of cutting-edge technologies such as motion capture, green screen studio, and VR to develop your practice and build a professional portfolio.

This course is part of the Creative Technologies cluster in the School of Computer Science and Technology and is closely related to the degree course BSc (Hons) Computer Games Development which shares some of the teaching and technology.

Why choose this course?

  • Learn practical and theoretical aspects using a wide range of platforms for computer animation and visual effects from both technical and design perspectives.
  • Study a range of disciplines from computer science to digital design and how they interact with a range of visualisation technologies created for platforms from television and film production, to video games design and web-based graphics.
  • Gain expertise in computing for the creative industries, through attaining both technical and creative skills through hands-on experience creating digital animation and games with 3D graphics software, compositing and modelling packages.
  • Explore CGI as you produce digital content for entertainment, education and promotional purposes using industry standard tools.
  • Benefit from a course that gives you the knowledge and skills for a wide range of careers-including 3D modeller, technical animator, compositor and digital visualisation for emerging display technology platforms.
  • Challenge yourself by integrating your new-found knowledge into a body of original work, enhancing your transferable skills of communication, problem solving and teamwork.
  • Benefit from studying in the latest hi-tech software environment; all our laboratories and specialist teaching spaces are specifically for use by undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Department.

Additional Information

Program Level 3-Year Bachelor's Degree

College/University Processing Time 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted for this program, students must have Standard XII Higher Secondary Certificate.

    6 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
    72 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    59 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    Tuition Fee

    The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

    Average Tuition Fee Per Year

    14900

    Tuition Fee
    (GBP)

     Free

    Application Fee
    (GBP)

    12000 Per year

    Average Cost of Living
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    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

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    Student Visa

    When Should I Apply?

    4 to 6 months

    Bank Account?

    No Need

    Duration of visa

    Course Duration + 3 Months

    Time to Wait for Visa

    35 Days

    Appointment

    Required

    How can you apply

    Cost and Expenses

    Fee

    Visa Fee

    Minimum Funds

    833 CAD, 917 CAD

    Other Expenses

    Medical Fee and more

    Examination and Skills

    Medical Examination

    Required

    Language Skills

    Required

    Work Permit

    Students who wish to work in Canada require a work permit to do so. A student in Canada can work part-time during the course of his studies and full-time during holidays and semester breaks and post the completion of their course/program.

    Work Permit

    Till valid study visa

    Working Hours

    20 hours/week

    Documents Required

    Study Permit

    Social Insurance Number

    Study Permit

    Post Graduate Work Permit

    The Post- Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) allows you to work for three years in Canada if you have completed a two years degree or more.

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    Application

    Form or Online

    Documents Required

    List of Documents

    When to Apply

    First 3 months

    How long does it take?

    90 Days

    Duration

    3 Years

    Fees

    CAD 255

    Scholarships

    International Scholarships
    In the first year only on either undergraduate or postgraduate degree courses, international students will receive a £1,000 VC Scholarship. An international student progressing to a higher level degree* will receive, in the first year only of the new course, both a £1,000 VC Scholarship and a £500 alumni discount. Additional discounts of £500 are available for prompt payment of the first year fees in full, before or at registration (undergraduate and postgraduate).

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