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Buckinghamshire New University

Buckinghamshire New University

3D Animation

Animation is everywhere. TV, in film, on your smart phone, on the web, and in games. The animation industry is growing from strength to strength, involving more and more media.

We give you all the vital skills and knowledge to succeed in the sector. This course includes both academic and practical elements giving you the edge you need to impress employers.

Entry requirements

MA: We look for students with a minimum of 2:2 degree classification from an animation degree programme or from a related discipline. We also accept applications on an individual basis and will consider industry professionals who have developed the right skills through work.

All students will need to submit an online portfolio of work to support their application. We also ask prospective students for an interview - either face-to-face, phone or online.

Course modules

Year 1 modules: Animation 1 - locomotion and mechanics; animation 2 - character performance; animation 3 - animals and creatures; animation 4 - final project and demo reel; research techniques and dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MA Distance learning September 2018 6,750 (Year 1) Home/EU 18 18 Months

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