Visual Effects (G6081)

15 credits, Level 6

Autumn teaching

This module covers the creation and manipulation of video with visual effects techniques. This includes the motion-based compositing of real and computer generated images and the generation of motion graphics. Topics covered include: matte acquisition, colour correction, image manufacturing, camera tracking and matching and compositing.


15%: Lecture
85%: Practical (Laboratory)


100%: Coursework (Project)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 33 hours of contact time and 117 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.