Computer Animation and Visual Effects Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Arts University Bournemouth 81% 5% 0% £9250 £16950 135 Poole On campus Full-time
University of Suffolk 81% 5% 0% £9250 £14598 135 Ipswich On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 36% 5% 21% £9250 £16500 134 Poole On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 36% 5% 21% £8500 £15750 134 Poole On campus Full-time
Kingston University 52% 0% 7% £5291 £8470 117 Kingston upon Thames On campus Part-time
Bournemouth University 52% 0% 7% £8500 £15750 117 Poole On campus Full-time
University of Wales 52% 0% 7% £7800 £15000 117 Cardiff On campus Part-time
University of Portsmouth 59% 5% 20% £9250 £17000 108 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 51% 10% 20% £9250 £13200 70 Luton On campus Full-time
SAE Institute 79% 0% 5% £7500 £11500 91 London On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 38% 2% 0% £9250 £15900 131 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 45% 5% 21% £9250 £16500 156 Poole On campus Full-time
Norwich University of the Arts 71% 3% 5% £9250 £15900 125 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 88% 3% 0% £9000 £12600 144 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Teesside University 80% 7% 9% £9250 £13000 135 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Norwich University of the Arts 71% 3% 5% £9250 £15900 125 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of Chichester 52% 5% 0% £9250 £14500 119 Chichester On campus Full-time
Teesside University 80% 7% 9% £9250 £13000 135 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 80% 7% 9% £8100 £16000 135 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 80% 7% 9% £52 £68 135 London On campus Part-time
Staffordshire University 79% 8% 8% £9250 £14000 121 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 55% 8% 10% £9250 £13200 132 Birmingham On campus Full-time
De Montfort University 10% 5% 20% £9250 £14750 117 Leicester On campus Full-time
Brunel University 79% 5% 34% £9250 £19280 115 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
Brunel University 79% 5% 34% £9250 £19855 115 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 79% 8% 8% £9250 £14000 121 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 54% 5% 21% £9250 £16500 149 Poole On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 67% 5% 11% £9250 £14250 102 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
University of West London 50% 10% 20% £9250 £13250 109 Ealing On campus Full-time
University of West London 50% 10% 20% £9250 £13250 109 Ealing On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 92% 5% 10% £9250 £14000 106 London On campus Full-time
Southampton Solent University 92% 5% 10% £9250 £13800 106 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 80% 5% 10% £9000 £12600 123 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Teesside University 80% 7% 9% £9250 £14000 123 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Bradford 52% 10% 0% £9250 £20118 125 Bradford On campus Full-time
University of Bradford 52% 10% 0% £9250 £20118 125 Bradford On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 100% 5% 21% £9250 £16500 129 Poole On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 64% 4% 12% £9250 £17000 107 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Cardiff Metropolitan University 64% 4% 12% £9000 £13000 107 Cardiff On campus Full-time
The Bournemouth and Poole College 64% 4% 12% £6750 £9500 107 Poole On campus Full-time
Southampton Solent University 64% 4% 12% £9250 £13260 107 Southampton On campus Full-time
The University of York - - - £9010 £22720 - York On campus Full-time
Yeovil College - - 20% £7285 - - Yeovil On campus Full-time
University of Suffolk - - 0% £8220 £12996 - Ipswich On campus Full-time
University of Bradford - - 10% £9250 £9250 £20118 £21124 - Bradford On campus Full-time
University of Bradford - - 10% £9250 £9250 £20118 £21124 - Bradford On campus Full-time
Doncaster College and University Centre - - 20% £7400 - - Doncaster On campus Full-time
Bedford College - - 20% £2948 - - Bedford On campus Part-time
Morley College - - 20% £6165 - - London On campus Full-time
Weymouth College - 5% 25% £5750 £5750 - Weymouth On campus Full-time
Nottingham College - 5% 25% £8250 - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
Bedford College - 5% 25% £5895 - - Bedford On campus Full-time
Westminster Kingsway College - 5% 25% £6000 - - London On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 36% 5% 21% £9250 - 134 Poole On campus Full-time
University of Kent 36% 5% 21% - - 134 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Pearson College London 52% 0% 7% £9250 - 117 London On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 52% 0% 7% - - 117 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 76% 10% 5% - - 159 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of the West of Scotland 81% 6% 15% £9250 - 123 Paisley On campus Full-time
University of Bolton 71% - 10% £9250 £46600 101 Bolton On campus Full-time
University of Bolton 71% - 10% £9250 £37350 101 Bolton On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 76% 10% 5% - - 159 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 58% 10% 14% - - 138 Hatfield On campus Full-time
Pearson College London 82% 0% 5% £9250 - 108 London On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 36% 5% 21% £9250 - 134 Poole On campus Full-time
Pearson College London 52% 0% 7% £9250 - 117 London On campus Full-time
Teesside University - - - - - - Middlesbrough On campus Part-time
Gower College Swansea - - - £7500 - - Swansea On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 55% 8% 10% £9250 - 132 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 55% 0% 14% - - 131 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 55% 8% 10% £9250 - 132 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 79% 8% 8% £9250 - 121 Cambridge On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 79% 8% 8% - - 121 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 67% 5% 11% - - 102 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 50% 10% 20% - - 109 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 88% 0% 10% £9000 - 122 Wrexham On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 88% 0% 10% - - 122 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 88% 0% 10% £9250 - 122 Poole On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 54% 5% 21% - - 149 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Pearson College London 40% 0% 15% £9250 - 116 London On campus Full-time
Futureworks 80% 10% 5% £9250 - 120 Salford On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 73% 4% 11% - - 123 Falmouth On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 73% 4% 11% - - 123 Falmouth On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 80% 5% 10% - - 123 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 88% 0% 10% £9000 - 122 Wrexham On campus Full-time
The Northern School of Art - - - £9250 - - Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
University of Bristol - - - - - - Bristol On campus Full-time
York St John University - - - - - - York On campus Full-time
The Bournemouth and Poole College 44% - 10% £6750 £9500 - Poole On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 100% 5% 21% £9250 - 129 Poole On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 64% 4% 12% - - 107 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 64% 4% 12% - - 107 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 64% 4% 12% - - 107 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 64% 4% 12% - - 107 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 64% 4% 12% - - 107 Canterbury On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
58 /100
8798 students of Computer Animation and Visual Effects in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Computer Animation and Visual Effects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21726 £18599 £23105
25-75 percentile range £17815 - £24795 £13189 - £23829 £17018 - £30132

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22161 £19670 £24505
25-75 percentile range £18253 - £24279 £15072 - £24191 £18468 - £30555

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Computer Animation and Visual Effects

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Computer Animation and Visual Effects who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Computer Animation and Visual Effects

  • Commercial Studios
  • Film and TV
  • Computer Games Industry
  • Post Production and VFX
  • Motion Graphics Areas
  • Computer Systems Design Area
  • Marketing Firms

Specialisations within Computer Animation and Visual Effects

  • 3D Modelling
  • Lighting Technician
  • Animation
  • Composition
  • Computer Animation Directing
  • Storyboard
  • Cartoon

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Computer Animation and Visual Effects who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Computer Animation and Visual Effects (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Computer Animation and Visual Effects at Anglia Ruskin University

50% Information Technology Professionals
15% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals
15% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Process, plant and machine operatives
5% Elementary occupations
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Business and public service associate professionals

Grading Distribution

Students of Computer Animation and Visual Effects in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Computer Animation and Visual Effects

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Computer Animation and Visual Effects studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) / Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BA/BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Arts (Postgraduate) - MA (PG)
  • Bachelor of Arts and Sciences (Honours) - BASc (Hons)
  • Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Higher National Diploma - HND
  • Higher National Certificate - HNC
  • Master of Art - MArt
  • Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Virtual and Augmented Reality at Bournemouth University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 12 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Computer Animation and Visual Effects was £21726 15 months after graduation, £18599 3 years after graduation and £23105 5 years after graduation.