What will I learn?

BA (Hons) Visual Effects (with Integrated International Foundation Year and Professional Practice Year) is a five year degree programme, specifically designed to provide international students with the English language and creative skills before they embark on year one of a degree. Your fourth academic year would then include a year in industry placement. Our BA (Hons) Visual Effects degree at UCA Farnham brings a career in the exciting, innovative and rapidly growing Visual Effects industry within your reach.This new course is all about problem-solving, storytelling and creating something new as you join the next generation of innovative thinkers and creators taking Visual Effects to a new level. All the main aspects of the visual effects post-production pipeline are covered, along with the theory, principles and production of assets and shots. You will focus on visual storytelling and pre-visualisation, post visualisation and shot development, rotoscoping and plate prep, matchmove, modelling, UVing, texturing, look development, lighting, rigging, digital matte painting, simulation effects, technical direction, scripting, image processing, and compositing - everything you need to know to become a vital part of the exciting animation, filmmaking and gaming sector.This degree has the option of integrating an International Foundation or Foundation Year to begin your studies. There is also an option to include a Professional Practice Year, giving you the opportunity to experience industry first-hand between the second and third year of your studies.

Which department am I in?


Study options

Full time including foundation year (5 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

19 September 2022



Falkner Road,



GU9 7DS, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have a transcript showing successful completion of one year of a Bachelor's degree from a recognised American university with GPA 2.8.

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


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