FdSc Visual Effects and Post Production

In Manchester

£ 3,375 + VAT
  • Typology

    Foundation degree

  • Location


  • Duration

    2 Years


Produce visual effects for film & TV commercials and interactive media. Develop skills in visual effects, motion graphics, editing and compositing. Use industry-leading software including Final Cut Pro, Avid and 3Ds Max. Work in professional-standard post production suites. Design and deliver creative effects for the screen. Enter the post production industry as a skilled editor, VFX artist and compositor

Important information

Government funding available




Manchester (Greater Manchester)
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87-89 Mosley Street, M2 3LR


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To take into account

120 UCAS points

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Course programme

This degree teaches you the techniques and technology used to create high quality digital visual effects, giving you the skills required to work in post production - one of the youngest and most exciting areas of the film and television industry. You will be taught using the most up-to-date equipment, in an environment that replicates a professional post-production house.

The early stages of the course give a working knowledge of the entire production process, before moving on to key production and post-production skills such as digital film-making, compositing, editing, motion graphics, effects and CGI. Students work as individuals and in teams, replicating the real post-production industry.

You will graduate with a rich portfolio of work that will showcase your technical, artistic and teamworking abilities, all of which are highly sought after by the industry. You'll enter a dynamic, creative and fast moving profession where you'll use those skills to bring to life television programmes, commercial productions and films.

£ 3,375 + VAT