Online taster courses - Test drive our postgraduate degrees and short courses

Try before you buy and get a hands-on feel for what it's like to study with us. We offer a number of taster courses throughout the year.

Most taster sessions involve a practical session, which is a great way to see what the course is really about.

If you're looking to attend one our undergraduate Taster Days, you can book a place here.

We have a number of online tasters available for the following disciplines:

3D Visual Effects

Next dates:

Thursday 30th September at 6pm

Compositing

Next dates:

Monday 27th September at 6.30pm

Animation

Next dates:

Monday 27th September at 5pm

Game Art

Next dates:

Friday 1st October at 6.30pm

Motion Graphics

Next dates:

Wednesday 29th September at 5pm

Houdini

Next dates:

Tuesday 28th September at 6pm

Storyboarding & Previsualisation

Next dates:

Friday 1st October at 5pm

Character & Creature Creation

Next dates:

Tuesday 28th September at 6.30pm

What to expect

  • Our taster sessions will give you a practical insight into a range of creative skills and industries, so they're a great way to find out what it’s like to work as a creative professional, and how our programmes can give you the skills you need to kick-start your career.
  • You'll get tuition including a comprehensive introduction to key industry software and techniques. You may also get the chance to work on a hands-on creative project, from start to finish.
  • You’ll have a chance to try out some of our latest software to get a feel of what you will be working with when you join.
  • If you’re not sure about which course to go for, you can attend as many taster sessions as you like. You’ll also have a chance to speak to our tutors and admissions team who can help you decide which course is best for you.
  • Our tutors will also give you careers advice and training guidance and explain the various routes into creative jobs.