MA Visual Effects for Live Events

Academy of Live Technology    Postgraduate Programmes

Full time & Part time September MA 1 Year (Full Time) 2 Years (Part Time) 08 September 2024
Communication & Media Studies (7) Computer Science (8) Creative Arts & Design (9)

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Unleash your creativity with our MA Visual Effects for Live Events programme at the Academy of Live Technology. Dive into a world where art and technology converge to craft unforgettable experiences in live events, cinema, gaming, and more. This specialist course equips you with the skills sought after in the industry, blending theory with hands-on practice in digital content creation. Whether you aspire to be a visual effects artist or designer, this MA will nurture your talents and push you towards an exciting career path. Collaborate with industry specialists and fellow students, gaining critical insights and problem-solving skills essential for success in the creative field. With a unique blend of face-to-face sessions, online learning, and practical work, you'll have the flexibility to tailor your studies over one or two years. Join us at Production Park, where you'll have access to cutting-edge equipment and global opportunities, setting the stage for your future in the live events industry. Embrace innovation, challenge your ideas, and embark on a journey of limitless creativity with us. Entry Requirements: A lower second class (2.2) honours degree or five years of relevant work experience. International students require IELTS 6.0. (Word count: 199)

About the course

Where art meets technology to create extraordinary experiences. Develop the skills that are in demand in live events, cinema, television, gaming, virtual production and many other sectors. 

Our MA in Visual Effects for Live Events is a specialist course that combines art and technology and prepares you for an exciting career as a visual effects artist and designer. 

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Entry Requirements

You should have at least a lower second class (2.2) honours degree (or equivalent) in any subject or five years’ relevant work experience.

If you hold an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, you may provide a transcript or other documentation that details your prior study. Alternatively, you may be able to demonstrate your professional experience via a portfolio of attested work.

If English isn’t your first language, you’ll also need IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (or equivalent).


£11,000 for 1 year full time or £5,500 per year for the part time programme.

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