London School of Film, Media and Design

Visual Effects

VFX by Alex Nicholson, Lauro Raimondo, Sean Tomkins

Our courses

Visual effects (VFX), the process of creating digital effects for movies, commercials, television, games and other media, is the UK’s fastest growing economy worth more than £71bn. You will turn your creativity into scenes of mythical creatures, epic battles, historical and futuristic settings, car chases and extreme weather.

Recently this course was ranked 21st in UK by the Guardian university league table 2017. You will be taught by the finest creative minds working in VFX today. They provide hands-on experience in CGI emphasising art and design, model, rig animate and light in 3D. You will also acquire creative software skills and have the ability to specalise in a particular area, something the industry increasingly requires.

We have well-established links with a range of companies, demonstrated by project collaborations, work placement opportunities, guest speakers and visiting lecturers will prepare you for a career in this exciting industry.

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Foundation Year degree

Our BA (Hons) Visual Effects with Foundation Year is a four-year course that begins with a foundation year in visual effects to prepare you for undergraduate degree-level study. This is a good place to start for anyone who is returning to study or does not have the right qualifications to enter directly in the BA (Hons) Visual Effects.