Kwantlen Polytechnic University

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Advanced VFX (Virtual Production)

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Field of Study:Animation, Interactive Tech., Video Graphics and Special Effects
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Game and Interactive Media Design
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,264
International: $22,754

Cost shown is for two semesters and includes fees.



Looking for a career that connects your passion for digital art with film and video games? Through our Advanced VFX (Virtual Production) program you'll learn the skills you need to create the digital special effects in movies, TV shows and games. At KPU, you'll receive hands-on training with the tools of the trade to take on visual effects and motion graphics roles in the entertainment arts industry. We've developed an intensive curriculum, in partnership with the Centre for Entertainment Arts, with 96 credits delivered over six consecutive terms. This compressed delivery ensures a more comprehensive education, while allowing you to complete the diploma and be ready for the job market in the quickest time possible.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)
Application Notes : The following admission requirements apply to this program: KPU ELST assessment into ELST 0041 or higher and ELST assessment into ELST 0043 or higher; or, ELSQ 0031 with B- or higher and ELSQ 0033 with a B- or higher; or TOEFL iBT 32 (with writing and speaking 12; listening and reading 6); or IELTS 4.5 (with no sub-score less than 4). Placement test scores are used to provide students with appropriate placement within the program. A KPU placement test is available to applicants who do not have TOEFL or IELTS results. Applicants must provide test results prior to admission in order for KPU to confirm eligibility to enroll in courses at KPU.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Portfolio

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on September 02, 2022