The MSc in Animation and VFX is a blend of creative and technical visual storytelling. The focus is on teaching the professional production pipelines that you will utilise in this industry. You will engage with high-end production techniques and values, and you will create a narrative based film, showreel/breakdown reel, as part of your final expo. The university also regard research, development and intellectual rigour very highly. You will investigate your practice, and reflect on your own creative journey through the duration of the course.
The university has great connections to the animation, film, television, video-games and comics industries, and many graduates have gone on to work around the world, for some of the top studios and franchises. Other students have pursued further academic advancement, by continuing on to a PhD or work in education.
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.
Art, Design and Architecture