BRUNEL UNIVERSITY LONDON

Visual Effects and Motion Graphics

BSc (Hons)  |  Placement Year:   No

The exciting world of digital media design needs innovative, imaginative professionals who are fluent users of emerging technologies and tools – and this course aims to arm creative designers with these cutting edge skills.

Brunel’s new Visual Effects and Motion Graphics* programme develops students’ creative design, technological skills and conceptual knowledge – to meet the needs of an ever-evolving, technologically demanding media landscape.

There are few other programmes in the UK that aim to develop both the technological and aesthetic ingenuity required for the visual effects and motion graphics sector, within the entertainment and creative industries.

*This course replaces Brunel’s Broadcast Media Design and Technology course to reflect new industry skills requirements and to gain accreditation by Creative Skillset.

Programme description

The exciting world of digital media design needs innovative, imaginative professionals who are fluent users of emerging technologies and tools – and this course aims to arm creative designers with these cutting edge skills.

Brunel’s new Visual Effects and Motion Graphics* programme develops students’ creative design, technological skills and conceptual knowledge – to meet the needs of an ever-evolving, technologically demanding media landscape.

There are few other programmes in the UK that aim to develop both the technological and aesthetic ingenuity required for the visual effects and motion graphics sector, within the entertainment and creative industries.

*This course replaces Brunel’s Broadcast Media Design and Technology course to reflect new industry skills requirements and to gain accreditation by Creative Skillset.

Key Modules

Recent graduates from this course have gone on to work for the BBC, Wurmsers TV Graphics, Philips, Sky, VentureThree and a variety of design companies.

There is a relaxed and friendly relationship between students and staff at Brunel and we take a genuine interest and pride in the success of our students and graduates.

Module & Subject

Level 1

  • Creativity for Digital Media Design
  • Digital Photography
  • Digital Graphics
  • Web Design
  • Digital Design Theory
  • Business for the Creative Industries
  • Programming for Digital Media 1
  • Introduction to Video Production
  • Introduction to Post Production
  • CGI Foundation for Visual Effects
  • Acquisition for Visual Effects.

Level 2

  • Motion Graphics Applications
  • Programming for the Moving Image
  • Visual Effects Compositing
  • Experimental Digital Futures
  • Marketing and Professional Development
  • Motion Graphics Design
  • Applied Media Aesthetics 1
  • Applied Media Aesthetics 2
  • 3D Animation
  • CGI Digital Environments
  • 3D Matchmoving.

Level 3 Compulsory

  • Major Project
  • Working in the Digital Creative Industries.

Level 3 Options

  • Rigging and Motion Capture
  • Effects Animation
  • Digital Experiences
  • Graphics
  • Advanced Motion Graphics.
Entry Requirements
  • GPA 5.0 or 80%

    75% is required in any specific subjects that are stated in GCE A-level entry requirements above.

    • IELTS: 6 (min 5.5 in all areas)
    • Pearson: 51 (51 in all subscores)
    • BrunELT: 60% (min 55% in all areas)
Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 3 years
Course Fee:  18000.00
Course Level: 
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,July)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Brunel University London, Kingston Lane Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PH
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER