Visual Effects Production (Compositing)

Pearson College London

M.A. On Campus
12 months
17995 GBP/year
17995 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Take your skills to the highest level and become the master of Compositing with our  postgraduate course.  The MA Visual Effects Production (Compositing) programme of Pearson College London is designed to give you both practical training and a globally recognised postgraduate qualification. 


At Visual Effects Production (Compositing) programme of Pearson College London, you’ll study at our state of the art studios for 18 weeks, learning how to use 2D tools, exploring stereoscopic compositing and understanding how 2D and 3D VFX integrate. The remainder of the course is working on two major projects, where you will apply the techniques you have learnt to a brief. You will receive regular contact with your tutors and have two great resources that will act as a visual CV for future employers. 

Studios are crying out for skilled Compositors. We will help you stand out from the crowd with a Masters qualification validated by the University of Kent, a portfolio of advanced work and the technical skills you need to get hired.  

Key facts:

Our talented compositing tutors have worked within the industry so you get to learn from the inside out! Plus, we work with industry professionals on all of our postgraduate courses so you'll hear directly from someone who's working in the industry and get feedback on your work from a pro. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Production pipeline and light
  • Digital images, formats and resolution
  • Film properties and behaviour: log vs. linear
  • Premultiplication Maths
  • Nuke
  • Transformations and introduction to tracking
  • Multiple point tracking
  • Planar tracking and refining track data

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate honours degree in Art and Design, Architecture, Computing or Engineering-related subjects.
  • We're also happy to consider applicants without a degree if you have significant industry experience in VFX or related fields. We'll ask suitable applicants to submit a creative portfolio and attend an interview.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17995 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17995 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    17995 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17995 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Online: £15,450


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Visual Effects Production (Compositing)
Pearson College London


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