What will I learn?

This programme provides a route to full honours degree for students holding a Fda in Visual Media Production (or similar post-production/visual FX level 5 qualification) and focuses on high quality film- making with an emphasis on visual effects and post-production. It provides a detailed knowledge of the production context and an understanding of related disciplines that informs visual effects practice, emphasising the importance of complementary filming and visual compositing skills, including photo-real computer-generated objects, matte painting, colour correction, motion tracking and match-moving. Students will also explore cover particle effects such as fluid and fire, object dynamics, match lighting, crowd simulation, advanced keying and other techniques. Use of sector-specific facilities and industry-standard software prepares the student for entering into the VFX industry, providing the opportunity to become part of this unique area of the film, TV and advertising sector.

Which department am I in?

Academic Services

Study options

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
£14,598.00 (US$ 19,311) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

September 2022


University of Suffolk at East Coast College (Great Yarmouth)


Great Yarmouth,


NR31 0ED, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have a High School Graduation Diploma: Grade B/CGPA 3.0, plus one of the following: Scholastic Aptitude Test I (SAT I): minimum of 550 in each of the following components: (i) Evidence Based Reading & Writingand (ii) Maths; American College Testing (ACT): minimum composite score of 23; Advanced Placement Tests (AP): two subjects with a minimum score of 3 in each.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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