• Total units 24 Units
  • Specialisation code VIFX-SPEC
  • Academic career Postgraduate

Deepen and extend your creativity using skills employed throughout the film and media industries and the creative arts sector with the Visual Effects specialisation. You will have the opportunity to be involved in a mix of theory and elective courses specifically designed to support your digital arts study. With the opportunity to plan and manage a small scale studio based investigation in visual effects you will learn professional skills and techniques used in the visual effects industry.

Career opportunities

The Visual Effects specialisation will advance your career in the professional visual effects industry.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
  1. Evaluate the efficacy of their own work
  2. Identify a professional framework for their own investigations
  3. Exercise relevant professional judgement in the development of artworks
  4. Plan and manage a visual effects based project
  5. Extend their range of practical skills
  6. Identify and evaluate a range of visual effect skills and methods
  7. Complete a project which demonstrates skills and knowledge in the field of visual effects
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This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:

24 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
ARTV6000 Animation 6
ARTV6003 Video Art 6
ARTV6004 Digital Compositing 6
DART8116 Studio Practice (Visual Effects) 6 6
DART8117 Practice-led Research Major Project (Visual Effects) 12
DART8118 Practice-led Research Extended Project (Visual Effects) 18 18
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