12 months
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15750 GBP/year
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About

At the Computer Animation and Visual Effects course from Bournemouth University, you develop skills in the technical aspects of computer animation and graduate with the range and depth of knowledge necessary to become future Technical Directors, Artists or Research and Development Engineers within the computer animation and games sectors.

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Overview

Why study MSc Computer Animation & Visual Effects at BU?

  • Apply technical, mathematical, and algorithmic skills to develop tools to aid in the production of animation and games artefacts 
  • Apply software to develop techniques in C++ to test new algorithms, write shaders to support rendering, and develop scripts and tools to create new effects  
  • Attend visiting speaker talks from industry specialists, including some of our successful alumni 
  • Collaborate with students across the NCCA Master’s courses providing a realistic setting to discover what it’s like working with other creative people and to a strict timescale 
  • Undertake a Masters project in preparation for the end of year degree show attended by top industry recruiters  
  • Access industry-standard facilities including animation laboratories, equipped with industry-standard software including Maya and Houdini. 

Careers

The Computer Animation and Visual Effects course from Bournemouth University is well regarded within the industry and based on previous years, the employment prospects for postgraduates are excellent.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Simulation and Rendering
  • Animation Software Engineering
  • CGI Tools
  • CGI Techniques
  • Group Project
  • Pipeline and Technical Direction
  • Master’s Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no application deadline for this course. However, if you will need a visa, think carefully about the length of time it will take for your visa application to be processed.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject. A portfolio is also required in support of your application. For more information see our full entry requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15750 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Fees shown are for 2023/24 entry. For fees and funding information please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

Living costs for Bournemouth

700 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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