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Digital Filming 
Professional Diploma in Visual Effects Design

Course Code
QF Level
Fee* Financial Aids
Study Mode
QF Registration No.
Full Fee
VPlus Creative Industries
QF Validity Period
01/09/2017 - 31/08/2021 
Early Bird Fee (10%off)
Teaching Language
English supplemented with Cantonese 
Early bird deadline please refer to course details ENLS

*Fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable unless the course is cancelled.

Students will be awarded with the Professional Diploma in Visual Effects Design (270 hours) upon successful completion of the 3 Professional Certificate courses:

1. Professional Certificate in Film Production (90 hours)  
2. Professional Certificate in Film Compositing (90 hours)
3. Professional Certificate in Advanced Visual Effects Design (90 hours)

Course Name Intake
Professional Certificate in Film Production 2017 Oct
2018 Oct
2020 Jan 2020 Jul
Professional Certificate in Film Compositing 2018 Feb
2019 May
2020 Dec  
Professional Certificate in
Advanced Visual Effects Design
Completed 2019 Nov 2021 Jun  


Graduates of the Professional Diploma in Visual Effects Design are eligible to apply to the Full-time or Part-time study mode of the top-up degree BA (Hons) Media by Coventry University, and are exempted from the English requirements of an overall band score of at least 6.0 in IELTS as HKCAAVQ has recognized the English Proficiency of the graduates from this PD.

University Name: Coventry University
Programme Name: BA (Hons) Media
QF Level: 5
Study Mode and Duration:  Full-time (1 year) / Part-time (2 years)
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Registration Number (Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance): 252720
It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.