UAL Level 3 in Creative Media Production (Animation & VFX)

UAL Level 3 in Creative Media Production (Animation & VFX)

Course Information

Cambridge Campus, 05/09/2022
Level: 3
Start Date: 05/09/2022
Location: Cambridge Campus
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Type: Full Time
Code: MG1DCMPTV1
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This course is designed to address a large skills shortage within the UK’s Creative Industries sector as a there is a growing need for animators, visual effects (VFX)  artists and digital filmmakers in the film, television and games industry. Students enrolled on this course will develop a broad skillset within these areas through a series of short projects written for students in order to develop a strong portfolio for progression to University and the creative industry.

About the Course

This course is designed to address a large skills shortage within the UK's Creative Industries sector as a there is a growing need for animators, visual effects artists and digital filmmakers in the film, television and games industry. Students enrolled on this course will develop a broad skillset within these areas through a series of short projects written for students in order to develop a strong portfolio for progression to University and the creative industry.



Year 1, UAL L3 Diploma



UCAS Points – Pass (36) Merit (60) Distinction (84)



The first year of the course will introduce students to the required skills to be able to create animations and apply visual effects. Students will write, direct and edit their own traditional and digital animations whilst researching and developing their knowledge of the industry and how they can better focus their skills to suit a growing and thriving industry.



Year 2, UAL L3 Extended Diploma



UCAS Points – Pass (72) Merit (120) Distinction (168)



Year 2 is focused on students developing a professional portfolio of work, researching potential progression routes either through University or Careers and engaging in higher level creative projects as individuals to establish their own style of work and showcase their talent.

Progression

This qualification helps you to progress on to: • BA in animation, visual effects, games design, graphic design and more • apprenticeships within the wider creative based industries

Entry Requirements

• You will need 4 GCSEs at grades 9 - 4 (A* - C), or Level 2 UAL Diploma in Creative Media Production,  Level 2 BTEC Certificate/Extended Certificate or First Diploma in Creative Media. • GCSE English language grades 9 - 4 (A* - C) is essential and GCSE Maths grades 9 - 4 (A* - C) is highly desirable. In addition: • To show at Welcome Event an interest in the animation and/or visual effects industry through conversation and potential portfolio • We would like to see what inspires you to pursue a career in animation and visual effects. Think about what draws you to this career path, what you aim to learn on this course and what you most appreciate about the art form.

Assessment

A range of methods, which may include projects, assignments, case studies, course work, self-assessment, feedback from clients and panel reviews, continually assesses course work. Grades from Pass, Merit, Distinction may be awarded to course work. The Study Programmes are over 5 days each week. There is regular one to one tutorial provision.

How to Apply

You can apply through our online application, just click on Apply.

Students who attend a Cambridge Area Partnership school should apply through the CAP application system, MyChoice@16, your school will be able to help you with this.

If you need any help with applying, please contact our Admissions Office on tel. 01223 418448 or .

Once we have received your application, you will be invited to a Welcome Event and for a guidance discussion. Through the Welcome Event you will get the chance to learn more about college and your course. When you have your conditional offer, you will be invited and required to attend new student Taster Days during the summer before the start of your course. Take control of your future and enrol on a course with CRC. Whether you've just finished your GCSEs or A Levels, already working or unemployed we can help you succeed.

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