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Why choose this course?


This exciting course includes everything from illustration to bringing stories to life on the screen, from concept art and character development to creating the believable and the power of emotion through animation.


You’ll be part of a conceptual and idea-driven course with innovation and creativity at its heart as you create concepts through to moving image reality, exploring and experiencing all areas of animation production; the perfect preparation for a career in an exciting, fast-paced industry worth billions each year.


You will gain experience in the design skills and techniques used to bring projects from script to screen through traditional drawn animation, 3D puppet stop motion, 3D computer animation and mixed media. This will involve drawing and design, natural media techniques like life drawing, storyboarding, character and environment design using state-of-the-art software to create animation for films and games across a variety of platforms.


Our external links with industry will enable you to liaise with professionals, provide opportunities to work on live projects for clients and become part of a dynamic industry. There is also a strong emphasis on team work with opportunities to work collaboratively in associated areas such as illustration, games, music video production, television graphics and live action film.


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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