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 free 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 of our undergraduate Taster Days, you can book a place here.

In-person taster sessions

Join us at our central London campus, visit our state-of-the-art studios and try the software to find out what it's like to study with us.

A blue dragonfly is flying over a purple flower

Animation

Saturday 4th December at 2pm

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Games diorama of a church ruins taken over by nature

Game art

Saturday 4th December at 2pm

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Two side-by-side versions (one grey, one in colour) of a 3D model of a woman wearing a jumper, leather jacket and helmet with red glasses

Character & Creature Creation

Saturday 4th December at 2pm

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Online taster sessions

Register to our online taster courses via Zoom. Book your spot below.

A man in a Star Wars stormtrooper suit is running by a ship on fire in the middle of a sandy desert

Houdini

Coming soon

Cartoon country house bathed in orange sunlight

2D Animation

Monday 6th December at 6pm

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A painting of a boy hugging a dog whilst smiling with his eyes closed

Storyboarding & Previsualisation

Coming soon

Two astronauts in their space suits are holding hands as they float next to a spaceship

3D Visual Effects

Coming soon

A dinosaur-like Pokémon creature is wearing a skull mask and walking through grass

Compositing

Coming soon

Image of a vase, flowers and a motion graphics produce typography design

Motion Graphics

Coming soon

Orange Speechmarks

Escape was the spark that started the fire, with an amazing selection of tutors, extremely talented and with a huge experience, I was able to absorb a vast knowledge about the visual effects pipeline and that was extremely helpful when I started my first job at Electric Theatre Collective, also arranged through Escape Studios.

Carlos Conceição, Escapee (Alumnus)

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.