Escape Studios Clearing 2022

Everything you'll need to know about the Clearing process, entry requirements and what it's like to study with us. Our undergraduate degrees in AnimationVideo Game Art and Visual Effects are all available in Clearing for 2022. They've been designed with industry, to help you to stand out when you graduate.

Our Clearing process is quickeasy and doesn't involve long waits in hotline queues. 

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Is Clearing right for me?

Whether you're getting your exam results this summer or returning to education, it’s not too late to join us this September 2022. 

Join us through Clearing if:

  • you've changed your mind about your plans, the course you want to take or where you want to study
  • you decided to apply for a degree after the UCAS application deadline had passed
  • you didn’t quite meet the grades or requirements for your original choices
  • you've decided to return to education after a break.

Don’t panic. We’re here to help you and to make sure that you find the best course to express your creative passion. Get in touch with our Admissions Team if you have any question about joining us in Clearing.

Why choose Escape Studios?

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Global rankings

We're ranked 1st in the UK for Visual Effects and Animation Production Excellence and for Game Design by The Rookies.

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Graduate outcomes

One of the top 20 institutions in the UK for graduate employability.*

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Certifications

We’re an Unreal Engine Authorized Training Center, a Rookies Certified School and a Houdini Certified School, which means you really do learn from the experts.

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London campus

Located in central London, we’re surrounded by independent cinemas, theatres and world-leading creative studios including Framestore and PlayStation London Studio.  

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Industry connections

Our degrees are designed, developed and delivered in collaboration with leading studios including DNEG, Creative Assembly and Framestore.

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Talent Development

From showreel clinics hosted by professionals to mock interviews, we offer plenty of ways to help you build your network and get ready for your first job.

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Student support

Whether it’s technical, academic, administrative or to do with your health and wellbeing, we have a team to help and support you to make the most of your studies.

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Entry requirements

A creative portfolio, plus a minimum of 2 passes at A Level or equivalent.

Check out our Creative Portfolio Guide to understand what we're looking for.

We accept all recognised Level 3 qualifications such as BTEC, T Levels, IB and Access to HE Diploma as well as equivalent overseas qualifications. If you are returning to education and you do not have traditional qualifications, then we still would still like to hear from you. Please get in touch with the Admissions Team to discuss.

 

How to apply

Complete a Clearing form

Complete this form if you have details of your qualifications and grades (i.e. you are not waiting on results).

Still waiting on results?

Get ahead of the game - send your online portfolio and phone number to the Admissions Team for an early Clearing portfolio review*.

*Only available to home/UK students

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Course fees

Visit our finance page for more information about fees and funding.

The clearing process

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The clearing process

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Our students, past and present

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There's no better way to find out more about us than from the students studying our courses as we speak!

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Escape Studios blog

Visit Escape Studios’ blog to discover top tips and tricks from our tutors, stay up to date with all of our news and events and learn more about what it’s like to study with us.

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Picture what you could create

Our students' work never fails to impress us. We want you to be studio ready and to set strong foundations for your early career.

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Hear from our alumni

We chat to our past students, from artists now working with specialist software to those at world-leading studios, including Cinesite.

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Alumni

Get inspired to follow in our Escapees' (alumni) footsteps!

Bonded by their passion and their Escape Studios experience, they are highly-respected creative professionals who continue to socialise, network and collaborate as their individual careers grow.

You’ll find Escapees at many of the world’s top VFX and games studios, behind Oscar and BAFTA-nominated films, including Dune, No Time To Die and Avengers: Endgame, and hundreds of award-winning films, commercials and video games.

When I first started studying at Escape Studios, I was so nervous but the sense of community was so strong that I felt welcomed straight away. Making connections within the industry and getting to know like-minded people is one of the main things new applicants can look forward to.

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Alumni

Get inspired to follow in our Escapees' (alumni) footsteps!

They form a vibrant, well-connected global community working throughout the VFX, Games and Animation industries.

Bonded by their passion and their Escape Studios experience, they are highly-respected creative professionals who continue to socialise, network and collaborate as their individual careers grow.

You’ll find Escapees at many of the world’s top VFX and games studios, behind Oscar and BAFTA-nominated films, including Dune, No Time To Die and Avengers: Endgame, and hundreds of award-winning films, commercials and video games.

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Our London Campus

We love our boutique London campus, it's modern and close to plenty of transport links, restaurants, shops, independent cinemas, theatres and famous landmarks. Most importantly, we’re surrounded by world-leading creative studios including DNEG, Framestore and PlayStation London Studio.  

Come and explore it for yourself at our next Open Day!

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Open Days

Bookings for our next undergraduate on-campus Open Day are now open!

Book now for Saturday 25th June

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Personal campus tours

We are now running face-to-face tours of our campus.

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