BA (Honours)/MArt The Art of Visual Effects (Integrated Masters)

Join one of the fastest growing industries in the UK and around the world.

Do you dream of working in the Visual Effects (VFX) industry on the latest commercial or next blockbuster? Our course is perfect for those looking to gain knowledge of 3D VFX and Compositing, the degree will provide you with the professional skills that the industry is looking for or even to start your own studio.

Learn to be a creative artist from day one - working in industry-style studios using the latest tools and techniques and working as part of a team on high quality creative projects. You’ll have intensive, hands-on tutorials with industry-trained tutors, who alongside practising professionals will provide regular feedback on your work.

You'll graduate studio ready, with a professional portfolio of work to show employers, and a degree awarded by the University of Kent.

Whether you study with us online or in person, you can have confidence in our high level of quality teaching carried out by our industry-experienced tutors

  • UCAS code: I702 (BA) I703 (MArt)
  • Institution code: P34
  • Location: London campus
  • Start date: September
  • Fees: (See Fees and Funding section)
    £9,250 per year for 2022/2023 entry
  • Mode of study: Full time
  • Programme duration: BA 3 years, MArt 4 years
  • Entry requirements: Entry by portfolio and Creative Workshop, plus being predicted a minimum two passes at A Level or equivalent

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This programme has been developed in collaboration with experienced industry leaders such as DNEG (Avengers: Endgame and Captain Marvel), and MPC (The Lion King and 1917, who won seven BAFTA awards and the Oscar for VFX).

Our industry partners influence everything we do. You’ll have regular contact with the industry, from master classes given by leading professionals to industry-defined creative briefs and regular feedback from industry professionals. You'll also have the opportunity to attend industry talks, as well as events aimed at helping you network with studios, talk to recruiters and showcase your showreel.

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I applied to Escape Studios because of their industry connections, so when I got nominated and won a scholarship from Paul Franklin, I knew that this was one of the many industry opportunities I'd get through Escape Studios.

Shanae Bedford, Winner of the Paul Franklin scholarship for The Art of Visual Effects

Why Escape Studios?

State-of-the-art facilities

Our central London campus is surrounded by world-leading studios and fully equipped with high-end hardware and the latest software, so you learn in a real studio environment.

Industry-experienced tutors

Our tutors have worked at studios including DNEGWalt Disney AnimationEARebellion and Framestore and their credits include Captain AmericaBlack Mirror and Bond: Spectre.

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