This M.Sc. Animation and VFX from University of Dundee mixes creative and critical thinking, and will develop your technical skill-set using industry-standard software such as Maya, Nuke, and Houdini.
What sets this course apart from others is how industry-facing it is. You will undertake a live project with an animation studio where you will work to a targeted brief, learn professional production pipelines, and receive feedback on your work. You will also develop a narrative-based film and showreel or breakdown reel as part of your final expo.
We have great connections to the animation, film, television, video games, and comics industries, and many of our graduates have gone on to work around the world for top studios and franchises.
Graduate credits include:
- Avengers: Infinity War
- Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
- Jurassic World
- Black Panther
You will be supported by our academic and technical staff, who are or have recently been practitioners in industry. You will also have access to facilities, including dedicated studio space, 4K edit suites, and a green screen production studio.
You could work in the following areas:
- 3D VFX artist
- character designer
- technical director
- environments designer
Graduates have also gone on to study for a PhD or to work in education.
- Research and Development in Practice
- Exploring Practice
- Advanced Production
- Going Live
- A&V - Realisation
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesVisual Arts Video Games & Animation View 584 other Masters in Visual Arts in United Kingdom
- A first or second class honours degree in an appropriate discipline, although applicants with other qualifications or relevant professional experience will also be considered.
- You will need to submit a showreel of your work. This will need to be around 1-2 minutes in duration and uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo. You will also need to upload a portfolio of up to 15 images.
International20900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20900 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8765 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8765 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Dundee
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.