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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Adobe After Effects (Animation Software)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Introduction

You'll grow and refine your skills through personally focused projects, based within a supportive and collaborative community. Through experimentation and risk taking, you'll push the boundaries to become a resilient and dynamic prosthetic effects practitioner.

You will:

  • Learn from the experts by working with world-class partners Gorton Studio and Millennium FX
  • Develop a varied portfolio of creative work that will help launch your career
  • Have access to professional-standard studios and resources
  • Benefit from our visiting lecture series, with guest speakers from global industry
  • Be based within a vibrant international film school, within a creative arts university.

What you'll learn

Throughout this one-year course, you’ll tackle a truly multi-disciplinary syllabus, designed to meet the needs of today’s highly competitive prosthetics and special effects industries. You’ll be in charge of your own learning, developing your own direction and specialisms, while also gaining a working knowledge of industry practice.

Course content

You’ll expand your knowledge of key programs and fabrication techniques, experience studio-based working in academic and professional contexts, and develop a critically considered portfolio. Alongside this, you’ll be introduced to contemporary debates informing the prosthetic effects industry. Workshops in design, drawing, making, presentation and industry awareness underpin your learning in this practical and vocationally focused postgraduate course.

How you'll learn

This is a practice-based course, so much of your journey will involve learning by doing, working with the state-of-the-art facilities offered by our partners Gorton Studio and Millennium FX. You’ll also gain a grounding in context, theory, programmes and pipelines through lectures, seminars, workshops and masterclasses.

Modules

Your grounding the fundamental skills and processes in Prosthetics Effects production.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

10,900

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

19,900

Entry requirements

We welcome applications from those with relevant equivalent Level 6 qualifications. Our typical applicants hold an undergraduate degree of 2:2 or above, or equivalent experience and a demonstrable interest in the subject. We'll also welcome your application if you have formal or 'certified' learning (such as training courses not run by universities or colleges) and learning from work experience or self-study. This is called Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL), and should have been gained within the last five years, and equivalent to the learning outcomes of our minimum entry qualifications.

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