Bournemouth University: Computer Animation and Visual Effects

InstitutionBournemouth University View institution profile
Department National Centre for Computer Animation
Web https://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/study/postgraduate
Email futurestudents@bournemouth.ac.uk
Telephone 01202 961916
Study type Taught

Summary

Develop skills in the technical aspects of computer animation and graduate with the range and depth of knowledge necessary to become future Technical Directors, Artists or Research and Development Engineers within the computer animation and games sectors.

Why study MSc Computer Animation and Visual Effects at BU?

  • Apply technical, mathematical and algorithmic skills to develop tools to aid in the production of animation and games artefacts

  • Apply software to develop techniques in C++ to test new algorithms, write shaders to support rendering and develop scripts and tools to create new effects

  • Attend visiting speaker talks from industry specialists, including some of our successful alumni

  • Collaborate with students across the NCCA Master’s courses providing a realistic setting to discover what it’s like working with other creative people and to a strict timescale

  • Undertake a Masters project in preparation for the end of year degree show attended by top industry recruiters

  • Access industry standard facilities including animation laboratories, equipped with industry-standard software including Maya and Houdini.

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Bournemouth University

At Bournemouth University (BU), our courses are crafted alongside leading industry experts, passionate about their subjects and your learning. Our approach of integrating our globally recognised research and industry practice means our degrees are designed to give you the skills and knowledge you need to pursue your passion. A number of our courses are accredited by professional bodies and our Business School achieved AACSB International accreditation - recognising our commitment to excellence.

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