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Futureworks Training Limited Specialist and vocational

Futureworks provides Degrees, professional Diplomas and short courses in Audio, Film & TV, Games, Visual Effects and Animation.

Our aim is to make your dream job a reality, with inspiring tutors, innovative technology and carefully designed courses. We give you the perfect platform to make an impact in the industry, with the right knowledge, skills and expertise that employers are constantly on the look-out for.

We are based in the centre of Manchester, a city thriving with creativity and opportunities for all types of media professionals. Our campus contains state of the art studios designed to create the best games, the highest quality of sound and breath-taking visuals.

While you study you will be using the same tools and working methods currently employed by the industry’s leading lights. You will have access to cutting edge software packages, some of the best recording studios in the world, and a range of equipment used on the most successful games, visual effects, records, films & TV programs. Whether you are mixing a track in the our Neve Studio, designing a character on Unreal Engine 4 or on set using our 4K cameras, we have everything you need to create a masterpiece.

You will find your tutors guidance invaluable; as well as being great teachers they are all industry active and regularly produce commercial work. We feel it is essential that you learn from experienced professionals who know exactly what the industry wants from graduates.

If you would like to know more about us, or the courses we offer then please get in touch on 0161 214 4600 or alternatively you can email us on info@futureworks.co.uk.

Highlighted Courses

BA (Hons) Game Art

The BA (Hons) Game Art course was created in response to a demand for Game Artists with the right skills to work in the highly competitive video games industry. Focusing on key 3D modelling and concept art skills, this course aims to create a generation of Game Artists who are able to positively contribute to the diverse field of video game art, ultimately producing graduates with highly desirable skills and employment potential.

As with all Futureworks courses, you’ll spend a large amount of time in our state-of-the-art facilties, using industry-standard hardware and software to fully realise your potential. Upon graduation you will achieve not only a recognised degree qualification, but will also be equipped with a strong portfolio of video game concept art and 3D modelling work to present to employers, so you're ready to hit the ground running in your first game art job.

BA (Hons) Digital Animation with Illustration

This course combines the two disciplines of illustration and animation to teach you the art of visual communication, with both digital and traditional techniques. We will develop your animation skills so you are able to work with both traditional 2D animation and cutting-edge 3D digital animation approaches; using physical tools such as light boxes, rostrum cameras and leading software packages such as Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk Maya and Motion Builder. This course will help you develop your own world, story or message through pictures and puts you into a creative environment, so you can develop an impressive portfolio, ready for graduation.

BA (Hons) Music Production

The music production degree combines creativity with technology, assessing your creative output while developing technical skills and knowledge. As a student on this course you’ll record musicians, create music for film, learn to mix creatively, explore video production, record live and on location, and get to grips with the business and law of music and media, developing industry-specific skills in the fields of studio and location recording, sound design, computer music production and audio visual work.

As with all Futureworks courses, you’ll spend a large amount of time learning by working in our state-of-the-art facilities, using a range of industry-standard hardware and software in our recording studios, workstation labs and edit suites stocked with industry names such as Neve, SSL, Icon, Logic, Pro Tools and many more besides. Upon graduation you will achieve not only a recognised degree qualification, but will also be equipped with a strong portfolio of production work focussed on gaining employment in your chosen career sector.

BA (Hons) Post Production for Film and TV

The BA (Hons) Post Production for Film and Television course was created in response to a demand for video editors with the right skills to work in the highly competitive media industry. Focusing on key editing and post production skills, this course aims to create a generation of video editors who are able to positively contribute to the diverse field of post production ultimately producing graduates with highly desirable skills and employment potential.

As with all Futureworks courses, you’ll spend a large amount of time in our state-of-the-art facilties, using industry-standard hardware and software to fully realise your potential. Upon graduation you will achieve not only a recognised degree qualification, but will also be equipped with a strong portfolio of editing and post production work making you more employable and ready to hit the ground running in your first editing job.

BA (Hons) Games Design

Our Games Design degree has one goal – to produce versatile and employable graduates with the right skills to enter the games industry – which is why 83% of our graduates do exactly that. This course covers a broad spectrum of game art and design subjects, and helps students develop a portfolio of work showcasing all the skills required by the games industry to become a successful Level or Games Designer, 3D Modeller or a Concept, Environment, Technical or Character artist. With highly desirable skills and employment potential, our graduates positively contribute to the diverse field of video game art and design.

BSc (Hons) Audio Engineering and Production

The BSc (Hons) Audio Engineering & Production course was created in response to an industry-wide demand for audio production specialists with the right skills to work in today’s media industry. Focusing on subjects that support and develop skills in the three key areas; music production, game audio and sound for film & TV, this course aims to create a generation of audio engineers able to take on the creative and technological challenges presented by a rapidly expanding media sector, ultimately producing strong graduates with highly desirable skills and employment potential.

As with all Futureworks courses, you’ll spend a large amount of time learning by working in our state-of-the-art facilities, in this case of this course using a range of industry-standard hardware and software across 7 recording studios, workstation labs and edit suites stocked with industry names such as Neve, SSL, Icon, Neumann, AKG, Urei and many more besides. Upon graduation you will achieve not only a recognised degree qualification, but will also be equipped with a strong portfolio of production work focussed on gaining employment in your chosen career sector.

BA (Hons) 3D Visual Effects

The BA (Hons) 3D Visual Effects course was created in response to a demand for Visual Effects Artists with the right skills to work in the modern post-production industry. Focusing on key compositing and modelling skills, this course aims to create a generation of VFX Artists who are able to positively contribute to the growing field of visual effects ultimately producing graduates with highly desirable skills and employment potential.

As with all Futureworks courses, you’ll spend a large amount of time in our state-of-the-art facilties, using industry-standard hardware and software to fully realise your potential. Upon graduation you will achieve not only a recognised degree qualification, but will also be equipped with a strong portfolio of visual effects and modelling work making you more employable and ready to hit the ground running in your first VFX job.

Futureworks Training Limited

Riverside
New Bailey Street
Manchester
M3 5FS

Northern England