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University of Bedfordshire

Computer Animation and Visual Effects BSc (Hons)

Foundation Year, Undergraduate
3 years, 4 years
Tuition fee
February, October

Course description

  • Information
  • Requirements

The Computer Animation and Visual Effects BSc (Hons) course is at intermediate level, with the student gaining a Level 6 qualification. The campus is located in University Square, Luton. You can study in three modes:

  • 3-year (full-time)
  • 4 years with Foundation Year

During the course, students learn to use software to create projects in the field of animation. They also learn about aspects of 2D and 3D graphic design and VR technology.

Why choose these studies?

  • Faculty students find employment up to 15 months after completing their academic education
  • The department is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology.
  • The department is supplied with a STEM building equipped with a state-of-the-art Creative Technologies laboratory

What skills does the Computer Animation and Visual Effects BSc (Hons) student gain?

  • Students learn to create computer animation and visual effects
  • Students gain skills in digital design
  • The study uses 3D design tools as well as composing and modelling
  • Students learn about virtual reality applications
  • The course is part of the School of Computer Science and Technology’s Creative Technologies course, so students have the opportunity to share knowledge and experience with BSc (Hons) Computer Games Development students
  • Students acquire soft skills in communication and teamwork

Where to study the course?

Our university suggestion for the Computer Animation and Visual Effects BSc (Hons) course is University Square Campus in Luton.

This course is organized by:
School of Computer Science and Technology

This course awards the qualifications:
BSc Hons

Foundation year:

Pre-settle/Settle status/UK passport*/indefinitive leave to remain


Two years’ working experience(CV)
High school or technical school leaving certificate with an average of 3.0/ Baccalaureate passed at 45% overall

Language test:

Internal language test passed at 4.5pct level (scale 1-8)

Year one:

Pre-settle/Settle status/ British passport/indefinitive leave to remain


Baccalaureate passed with an average of 60% in all subjects

Language test:

Internal language test passed at 5.5pts (scale 1-8)
*People who only hold a UK passport can only apply through our agency if they are over 25 years of age