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MAAdvanced Computer Animation and Visual Effects

University of Bradford
United Kingdom, Bradford
Tuition fee £13,500 per year
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The past decade has seen a rapid expansion in the use of computer-based imagery in the generation of film, television, interactive entertainment and computer games.

This advanced course is designed for students who already have a relevant undergraduate degree in computer animation or computer-generated special effects, or for people with a computing / engineering undergraduate degree who can demonstrate sufficient relevant experience in these fields, and who want to further extend and develop their skills, knowledge and understanding.

Teaching is backed up by an international research programme in imaging, multimedia, computer animation, virtual reality, distributed virtual environments, visualisation, digital video, humancomputer interaction, telecommunications and artificial intelligence.

Your choice of either the MA or the MSc route will depend on your previous experience, your interests and your career ambitions. The MA route allows you to develop your artistic and creative animation talents

Programme structure

Modules: © = Core (O) = Option

Semester 1 (60 Credits – 3 x © Modules)

Motion Capture (20 Credits) ©
Computer Animation & Visual Effects (20 credits) ©
Stereoscopic 3D (20 credits) ©

Semester 2 (60 Credits – 1 x © Module and 40 Credits for the (O) Modules listed):

Image and Identity (20 Credits) (O)
Issues in Digital Media (20 Credits) (O)
Research Skills and Methodologies (20 Credits) ©
Computer Generated Visual Effects (20 credits) (O)

End of Semester 2 onwards (60 Credits – 1 x © Module):

Computer Animation & Visual Effects project (60 Credits) ©

Career opportunities

We aim to equip you to become a well-qualified professional who will take a lead in developing and exploiting existing and emerging media technologies.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States