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    Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Effects and Entertainment Design)

    Flinders University

    Flinders University


    Australia, Adelaide

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    Key Facts

    Program Level


    Study Type

    Full Time


    On Campus

    Course Code



    Bedford Park

    Program Language


    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake DeadlinesMarch-2025
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    Duration 3 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 32,900  / year
    Next Intake March-2025

    Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Effects and Entertainment Design)


    Bring your art to life. Game of Thrones fans, Fortnite addicts and Pixar lovers, turn your passion into a successful career in the exciting world of film, television, gaming, animation and digital design. Flinders and CDW Studios combine forces to offer this hands-on degree; with a range of specialised streams, small class sizes and hands-on experience, you'll emerge career-ready with a world-class portfolio under your arm. With the same core instructors throughout your program of study and input from 15 industry professionals who have worked across major film and game projects including The Avengers, World of Warcraft, Disney and the Lego movie, you'll acquire the skills, mindset and contacts needed to reach the top of your game in your dream career. You'll also have access to regular masterclasses run by an international industry leader. And you'll be invited to take part in ‘The Rookies' an awards and mentor platform with competition from over 180 other design schools. Note: this course was formerly known as Creative Arts (Digital Media)

    • Ranked no. 1 digital illustration school in The Rookies, Best Creative Media and Entertainment Schools report 2017 and 2018
    • Practice-based courses linked directly to industry skills
    • Expert tutors with ongoing industry experience on major projects
    • Opportunity to take part in ‘The Rookies' global competition
    • Growing demand internationally and locally  
    • Study 2D, 3D, Animation, VFX


    Entry Requirements

    The minimum entry requirement is comparable to an ATAR of 65, please note that some Flinders programs require higher than a comparable ATAR of 65. For further information please see the individual requirements for programs on the course listings.

    Secondary schooling in Australia - using your ATAR

    If you completed your secondary education in Australia with an ATAR, please refer to the international Undergraduate entry requirements (PDF).

    Prerequisite subject requirements

    Some courses may have additional entry requirements, such as prerequisite subjects or knowledge in a particular area. For further information please see the individual requirements for programs on the course listings.

    Credit for previous university studies is granted at the discretion of the faculty that administers a chosen course. If you are seeking credit or exemption you will need to provide detailed subject outlines of studies completed.

    If you do not meet the necessary academic requirements you may enrol in a Foundation Program at Flinders International Study Centre (FISC).


    English Program Requirements

    If you don’t meet our English language entry requirements and need to improve your English language proficiency, you can do so through our approved English Language Instruction Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) providers. This means that you can attend the required English language tuition at approved ELICOS providers and gain direct entry into university without an IELTS or TOEFL test.


    Flinders graduates include 2D concept artist and 3D modellers, animators, matte painters, cinematographers, editors, illustrators, producers VFX artists. Your diverse range of skills and portfolio of creative achievements will make you attractive to a wide range of employers in the arts and communication industries internationally.

  • concept artist
  • animator (2D or 3D)
  • digital designer
  • production artist
  • game developer
  • illustrator.

  • Monkeystack
  • Gameloft
  • Blizzard
  • Disney
  • Pixar
  • Technicolor
  • Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load

    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 32,900 

    How to Apply

    • Select your course
    • Check entry requirements.
    • Check your eligibility for credit.
    • Apply online
    • Obtain certified documents.
    • Submit your application and documents.
    Flinders University

    Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Effects and Entertainment Design)

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