COURSE OVERVIEW
UCAS CODE W614 The BA (Hons) Visual Effects & Model Making course here at The Northern School of Art has been developed directly with our industry partners, who include Visual Effects Artists, Miniature Effects Designers and Model Makers. This programme explores the development of employable skills for a host of industries and will develop both traditional and digital skills through a programme of study where students are working alongside experienced industry professionals. The programme is supported by some of the most talented model makers in the industry. BA (Hons) Visual Effects & Modelmaking Programme Specification 2018-2019
COURSE DETAILS
BA (Hons) Visual Effects and Model Making is predominantly aimed at the growing film and TV industry, which is hungry for the practical skills this programme will facilitate. However, the skills undergraduates explore on the programme are pertinent to a whole host of other industries, which include Animation, Architecture, Product Design, Advertising, Exhibition Design, Heritage and theme parks. Even the glamorous Formula One racing teams employ model makers in the development and building of their cars. Also Digital Model Making or CGI software such as 3ds max is often used in Illustration and graphic design, as well as for all the other industries listed here: Architectural Model Making, Model Making and Design for Theatre. Film and TV prop making. Prototyping for Industrial Designers Puppet and Character development for stop frame animation Interactive Exhibition Models Animatronics and Automata for exhibition and TV Character Design Photographic props for advertising Concept models for the games industry

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2018 START, 112 2019 START UCAS TARIFF

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In your first year (Level Four,) you will explore:
• Research Studies • Drawing for Creative Development • Workshop practice • Visual Development • Digital Creative Development • Traditional Creative Development
In your second year (Level Five), you will develop:
• Professional Practice • Action Props • Transformative Techniques • Workshop Practice • Digital Development • Professional Consolidation
In your third year (Level Six), you will produce:
• Project Research and Preparation • Final Major Project • Dissertation/Report • Final Show and Portfolio

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