Film & Visual Effects Degrees

FILM DEGREES AT USW

Through Film & TV School Wales, we can offer students the best opportunities in the UK to build a successful career in film and TV. On our courses, you'll discover countless opportunities to build industry experience, networks and connections to help you transition from student to creative professional.  

Our students benefit from our unique contacts with leading industry companies and professionals, and the many opportunities that they gain from work placements, job opportunities and strong international exposure. 


UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

POSTGRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL

NOT SURE WHICH COURSE TO CHOOSE?

Attending an open day, whether online or on-campus, is the ideal way to learn more about our Film and Visual Effects courses and get a feel of what it's like to study at the University of South Wales.

Speak to the lecturers and expert staff who teach the courses, take tours of our campuses and facilities, view accommodation, speak to our advice team about placement and career opportunities and discuss finances. Plus, speak to current students and hear about their experiences first hand.


WHY STUDY FILM AT USW?

Film

GREAT FACILITIES

Students benefit from industry-standard film facilities, including dedicated, fully equipped HD film studios complete with lighting rigs, green screen and motion capture facilities, a black box studio, Avid HD and Adobe editing suites, Pro Tools sound editing and dubbing suite, and excellent screening facilities.

Graduate Ben Jenkins, His Dark Materials

FILM & TV SCHOOL WALES

Our courses form an integral part of Film and TV School Wales. Supported by the Welsh Government and industry bodies, including Channel 4, S4C, BAFTA Cymru and RTS Wales, the school forms a focal point for students who want to enter the creative industries in Wales.

USW is one of the partners involved in the showing of Disney film Frozen in October 2016. Neil Gibson

INDUSTRY LINKS

We hold strong links with major film and TV industry employers, including Bad Wolf, the production company behind the critically-acclaimed drama, His Dark Materials, and A Discovery of Witches.


OUR WORK

Film and Visual Effects - Gradfest 2020

Each year we take time to celebrate the work of our Faculty of Creative Industry students through a festival called 'Gradfest'.

This dedicated festival is home to project work, blogs, videos, social posts and so much more from our Film and Visual Effects students.

Take a look at what our students have worked on over the past year or so by viewing the Gradfest 2020 Film and Visual Effects website page.


OUR SOCIAL CHANNELS


WHY CHOOSE USW?

PERFECT LOCATION

USW Cardiff is based in the heart of the city centre, with major studios and creative agencies within easy reach including BBC, Wolf Studios, S3 Advertising and Golley Slater. 

MEMORABLE EXPERIENCES

Meet friends for life, join clubs and societies, experience campus life, benefit from a huge array of facilities and equipment and study a course that will shape the rest of your life.

CAREER-FOCUSED

Employability is at the heart of everything we do. Our students have the opportunity to take part in live projects, industry masterclasses, briefs and practical placements. Our partnership with Screen Alliance Wales has resulted in students working on leading TV productions.

EXPERT
TEACHING

In addition to teaching essential technical skills for industry, we ensure students are adept in creativity, problem solving and innovation. With emphasis on ‘problem-led’ learning, we want to ensure that every student is creative-on- demand and job-ready. 

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