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OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma in Visual Effects

Course Code: C3841
Campus: Titanic Quarter
Week Commencing: 11 Sep 17
End Date: 17 Jun 18
This exciting new course beginning in September 2017 has been devised to provide you with the practical skills key to the visual effects industry.
It is a two year programme equivalent to three A Levels. It will provide you with a combination of technical and practical skills designed to develop your core knowledge, understanding and skills needed in the Visual Effects sector.  It will be assessed through assignments and exams.
Students may elect to leave after one year gaining a 90 credit diploma which is equivalent to three AS Levels
This course will cover units in the following areas:
• Visual and Special Effects
• Digital Animation
• Media Products and Audiences
• Pre-production and planning
There are a range of additional units covered throughout the two years, amongst those will include:
• Interactive Media Products 
• 3D Digital Modelling
• Cinematography
• TV and Short film production
• Create audio-visual promos
This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability. You may also need to attend Essential Skills in Numeracy or Literacy if you do not have GSCE Maths or English.

This course session is currently closed for enrolment/applications – it may be offered at a later date – please continue to check our website for updates.

Career Opportunities / Progression

Following the completion of the extended diploma you may be eligible to progress to our HND in Visual Effects or a degree course.


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.