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Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Creative Media Production(Visual Effects)

Course Code: C5160
Campus: E3
Week Commencing: 10 Sep 18
18/19 Academic Year End Date:
08 Jun 19

Visual effects and animation is an exciting and expanding industry both locally and internationally. Completion of this 2 year course will enable further opportunities in education and a development of highly sought after skills that addresses an industry need for qualified individuals. This course aims to provide you with the skills and expertise required for a career in this industry. This is a full-time two year course that covers the following units amongst others

Visual Effects Practices • 3D Modelling • Principles of Animation • Advanced Editing and Compositing • Professional Practice  Collaboration Project • Advanced Visual Effects Studies • Advanced Animation • Advanced 3D Modelling • Visual Effects and Motion Graphic Cultures

The course will be mainly practical with some theoretical modules. Students will also meet local industry professionals. This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability

Entry Requirements

Please refer to the College’s admissions criteria which are outlined at the beginning of this document. Please note, the minimum tariff accepted for this course in the previous academic year was 96 tariff points (240 points on old UCAS tariff).


Tuition Fee


Fees relate to year 1 of a 2 year course.

All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Important Information

Students completing the course may progress to employment in the film and TV/gaming/IT/media or related industry, or gain admission to the first/second year of university honours degree courses.
Additional costs

You will be required to purchase Stationery at approx. £50  and an external USB hard drive at approx. £50.

Contact Information

Tel: 028 9026 5033 / 5321 / 5335 or  email: [email protected]