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Course summary

Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary

  • Learn advanced creative skills and engage in experimental practice, applying stop-motion, 2D Animation and mixed techniques.
  • Specialise in your preferred animation discipline to create an advanced and distinctive animated film.
  • Produce a portfolio of project work to showcase your skills to potential employers, clients and producers.
On this course, you'll learn advanced and current techniques inspired by theoretical knowledge and experimental animation practices. You'll apply this knowledge to develop your own innovative and distinctive animation portfolio. When you graduate, you'll have the exprience you need to build your own artistic practice and collaborate with sectors that require specific creative skills. How you learn All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. The course is taught in a studio-based environment that enables you to develop industry standard skills in relation to a wide range of different roles. You'll take part in a combination of self-directed and set project briefs, allowing you to develop your own skills while devising innovative, experimental ways of working in animation. You'll also undertake creative projects led by a process of inquiry where you perform as an artist, researcher and communicator. You learn through
  • coursework
  • portfolios
  • projects
  • written reports
  • peer critique groups
Applied Learning Networking Opportunities You'll benefit from a programme of guest speakers, as well as various relevant networking events throughout the year. The Media Arts and Communications 'Pathways' networking event brings industry professionals from a wide range of areas in the creative sector. You have the opportunity to gain valuable insight into current industry practice, make connections with industry and arts organisations and take advantage of the various opportunities that are provided. The course also provides you with the opportunity to engage with local industry, as well as established creative media festivals and events, arts venues and galleries.

Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Compulsory modules 2D Experimental Animation Creative Media Masters Project Creative Media Professional Practice Project Creative Media Research And Development Proposal Stop Motion Experimental Animation

Assessment method

Coursework


Entry requirements

Normally an undergraduate degree at 2:2 or above, in a related field.


English language requirements

If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent.

Please click the following link to find out more about English language requirements for this course

https://www.shu.ac.uk/Courses/Digital-media/MA-Animation/Full-time/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Our postgraduate fees vary depending on course, level and mode of study. Each postgraduate course page tells you how much the tuition fees are, and what additional costs you might have to budget for during your studies. Please refer to our website for up-to-date information on costs and fees for both full-time and part-time postgraduate study options.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

Animation at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS