Course: Digital Media and VFX Level 3

Study Level

Level 3

Course Code

VFX Media


Great Yarmouth Campus


2 Years



This course will allow you to create and produce for the world of TV, film and online media. You will produce social media blogs, digital advertising campaigns, podcasts, music videos, short films, motion graphic film titles and more. You will also create visual FX green screen scenes for film, 3D CGI objects and 3D modelling. You will gain an understanding of the production and digital delivery of digital products and online material and create social media links for your own production work.

You will complete 18 units over two years building portfolios of coursework and producing media products. In the second year you will complete individual projects, giving you the chance to experiment by producing your own products which are linked to your intended career or the university course of your choice.

We have:

  • Modern, up-to-date facilities including a high definition studio
  • Visits to subject specific cities home and abroad
  • Work experience opportunities with local BBC
  • Industry professional tutors

We have great links with the BBC, BFI and Sony and can help you gain work experience in the industry. We also have our own purpose built TV studio at our Great Yarmouth campus where you can record live TV shows and we work with the Time and Tide Museum to produce documentaries.


You will need to have achieved at least four GCSEs at grade 9-4 ideally including maths and English.



You will be assessed and supported throughout the two year course with regular reviews, formative and final assessment on each of the 18 units gaining a pass, merit or distinction.


You can progress to a FdA in Visual Effects and Post-Production or FdA Applied Photography through the University of Suffolk at East Coast College, or other universities.

You can also progress on to an apprenticeship or employment.

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