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WGU ten years

BA (Hons) Animation

Animation

1st

in Wales for overall satisfaction*


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from big names at Creative Futures conference


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rated in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)


UCAS code: 259B

Year of entry: 2020 2021

UCAS Tariff: 112

Duration: 3 YRS (FT) 6YRS (PT)

Institution code: G53

Location: Wrexham

Why choose this course?

 

If you have a passion for moving images, bringing characters to life and storytelling, this new specialised Animation programme will transform you into a versatile creative in the art of the moving image. 

You will finish your studies with the professional skills and creative thinking strategies to apply for jobs in studios, work as a freelance artist, or start your own studio.

 

*1st in Wales and 10th in the UK for overall satisfaction in the area of Cinematics & Photography (WGU analysis of unpublished NSS 2019 data).

 

Students will:

  • learn the principles of visual communication and drawing and apply them to character design, background design, storyboarding and scene layout
  • explore the principles of animation with a focus on 2D techniques
  • work in teams on an informative motion graphic project for a real client
  • practice character animation using 3D techniques to build up a show reel
  • specialise and develop a final degree project

Your studies will see you gain experience in digital skills and techniques used to bring your imagination from ideas to screen through, 2D Animation, 3D Animation, and stop motion animation, depending on which you choose to specialise in.

You can also choose to study this course as a four-year integrated masters option MDes Animation UCAS code: 259C or as a foundation year BA (Hons) Animation (four years including foundation year) UCAS code: 259D

 

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