to work on client-based projects
from big names at Creative Futures conference
rated in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
UCAS code: 259B
Year of entry: 2019
UCAS Tariff: 112
Duration: 3 YRS (FT) 6YRS (PT)
Institution code: G53
Why choose this course?
This new specialised Animation programme will transform your passion for bringing characters to life, storytelling and moving images into engaging projects. This course aims to train future versatile creatives in the art of the moving image.
During the first year you will learn the principles of visual communication and drawing, so that you can apply them to character design, background design, storyboarding and scene layout. You will explore the principles of animation with a focus on 2D techniques. The second year will involve you in an informative motion graphic project working in teams for an exterior collaborator. You will practice character animation using 3D techniques to build up a show reel. The third year will allow you to specialise and develop a final degree project.
You will finish your studies with the professional skills and creative thinking strategies to apply for jobs in studios, work as a freelance artist, start your own studio or apply for post-graduate studies. You will be part of a vibrant collaborative learning community formed by enthusiastic artists.
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