About the course

Study VFX to the highest level, master the technical ability needed with our MA Compositing for VFX course.

Over the last decade, the use of computer-based imagery in film, television, interactive entertainment and computer games has expanded rapidly. In fact, almost all visual media produced today has involved a computer at some point in its creation. That means there's a real need for well-qualified, creative professionals to lead, inspire, develop and exploit the potential of new and existing computer graphics technologies, now and in the future.

Our MA Visual Effects Production Compositing course is designed to give you practical training and ensure you're meeting industry standards to improve your employment prospects. 

What to expect

You'll graduate with a globally recognised MA qualification from the University of Kent. Known as the UK’s European University, the University of Kent is ranked 23rd in The Guardian University Guide 2017, it is also ranked 17th in the UK for research intensity out of 122 multi-faculty universities in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) and has the fifth equal highest score for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2015, out of 115 multi-faculty institutions. It has also been voted one of the top five universities for teaching in the UK, according to the Times Higher Education (THE).

Two of our recent postgraduates graduates of our MA Visual Effects Production (Compositing) course were accepted into our Industrial Light & Magic's (ILM) Graduate programme.

Why Escape Studios, Pearson College London?

  • Learn from award-winning industry professionals and experienced industry-focused tutors; our tutors have not only been behind some of the best new talent in their field, but have an impressive array of achievements from their time practicing what they preach.
  • All graduates produce an industry-standard showreel as an output of their course.
  • State-of-the-art, studio-style facilities in a great London location.
  • Ongoing alumni support following graduation - our 2000+ alumni are spread far and wide enjoying careers at the best studios in the business
  • Free online primer course - bring your foundation skills up to speed before you startAccess Escape's Virtual Learning Environment for free extra resources to support your training - throughout your course and for 12 months after you graduate
  • Get help and advice on your CV, showreel and job applications
  • Our small class sizes ensure that we deliver a personalised, student-led approach to learning
  • Sign up for free Autodesk software when you join our Autodesk Education Community
  • Enjoy flexible learning with 18 weeks of classroom study, 12 weeks of online learning with a mentor and a 15 week final project, completed online with a mentor.

Course summary

  • PROGRAMME TUTOR
    Davi Stein
  • LOCATION
    Escape Studios West
  • COURSE START DATES
    18 August 2017
    2 October 2017
  • MODE OF STUDY
    Full time, Mon-Fri
  • PROGRAMME DURATION
    1 year
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Meet your tutor

Alaar Kaasik
Compositing Tutor