PDip - Digital Visual Effects, MSc - Digital Visual Effects
The School of Engineering and Digital Arts successfully combines modern engineering and technology with the exciting new field of digital media.
The School undertakes high-quality research that has had significant national and international impact, and our spread of expertise allows us to respond rapidly to new developments. Our 31 academic staff and over 130 postgraduate students and research staff form teams providing an ideal focus to effectively support a high level of research activity. There is a thriving student population studying for postgraduate degrees in a notably friendly and supportive teaching and research environment.
This programme develops at an advanced level the skills, knowledge and understanding within the field of high definition digital effects, equipping you to become a highly skilled technical director (TD) in the visual effects industry. It covers 3D model building, texturing, lighting, rendering, procedural animation (cloth, hair, fur, dynamics), advanced compositing and high-definition digital effects. Each module is delivered by means of lectures, demonstrations and workshops.