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Visual Effects Animation BA (Hons)/BSc (Hons)




What will I learn?

From 2D and 3D animations, to Visual Effects and Game Art, nurture your creativity into life and transform your ideas into reality with a Visual Effects & Animation degree from SAE. You’ll learn the critical hands-on elements and processes needed to tell a story and release your ideas from the page. Visual effects are at the core of the moving industry. From blockbuster movies to high-impact commercials and interactive video games, visual effects artists are now embedded across many film projects, working to shape the visual language of an entire movie. In the UK, the visual effects sector continues to evolve and grow.Our project based ‘creative studio’ approach provides a practically focussed approach to your education, through the engagement with authentic assessment activities that reflect industry practises. Many students use their final Major Project as a springboard into industry, creating award-winning projects, establishing their own business or making connections with industry professionals that have led to employment.

Which department am I in?

Animation (3D)

Study options

Full Time (2 Years)

Tuition fees
£11,500.00 (US$ 14,148) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

18 September 2023


SAE Glasgow

85-87 Portman Street,

Kinning Park,


Glasgow, City Of,

G41 1EJ, Scotland

Full Time (2 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,000.00 (US$ 15,993) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

18 September 2023


SAE Royal Leamington Spa

Spencer Street,

Royal Leamington Spa,

CV31 3NE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

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


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