• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

As an integral part of the multibillion-pound film and television industry, studying the creative and technical skills used in visual effects can open up extensive career prospects.

This BSc Visual Effects (Hons) from De Montfort University also encourages you to develop your creative flair and understanding of industry-standard software to create your own 3D content for use in film and television projects.

Our graduates have gone on to work in roles such as compositors and matte painters, as well as wider media-based roles such as colourists and finishers.

Graduate Careers

VFX graduates are equipped to pursue roles such as compositors and matte painters, as well as wider media-based careers such as colourists and finishers.

Students can specialise in the field that interests them most, from motion capture or set design, to lighting and grading. Graduates of this course will also have the opportunity to apply for one of our specialist postgraduate courses if they wish to continue studying. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      four years with placement

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits

    390 (with a placement)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Image Capture and Processing
  • Foundation 3D
  • Compositing Fundamentals
  • VFX Industry Practice
  • Video and Imaging Techniques
  • 3D Modelling and Animation
  • Tracking, Rig Removal, and Compositing

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • A typical offer is 104 UCAS points from at least two A-levels, or equivalent or
    • BTEC National Diploma/ Extended Diploma at DMM

    Plus five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and Maths or equivalent.

    Alternative qualifications include:

    • Pass in the QAA accredited Access to HE. English GCSE required as a separate qualification as equivalency is not accepted within the Access qualification.
    • We will normally require students to have had a break from full-time education before undertaking the Access course or
    • International Baccalaureate: 28+ points

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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