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Are you interested in exploring Animation and Illustration for the creative industries? Our dynamic degree involves a range of challenging practical assignments, offering you the wide range of skills and knowledge you’ll need for your chosen career in television and film, the web, publishing and advertising, video games and animated special effects. At the University of Bolton’s School of the Arts we offer creative, student-focused courses that are valued by employers, and underpinned by the knowledge and industry experience of our high-quality staff. We frequently update our programmes to ensure they keep up with new and emerging trends and provide you with the tools and techniques you will need to progress into your chosen area of employment. Our Animation and Illustration degree offers commercial understanding and gives you the opportunity to develop high-level technical skills and knowledge. You’ll be encouraged to develop professional standards in the creative use of a wide range of illustration, animation, and digital software programmes. Building on an introduction to the basics of animation and illustration, the second half of the course offers you increasing levels of choice to specialise in either area, exploring digital and experimental means of image-making. You’ll be taught by a diverse team of highly experienced, professionally and academically qualified, staff. They have extensive experience in the animation and illustration industry and have worked for several broadcasting companies including the BBC and Granada Television.
Information about the modules offered as part of this course is available on the University of Bolton’s website.
Details of the learning activities and assessment methods for this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||96 points||Your Level 3 subjects must include an art and design-based subject; for instance, A-level Art or BTEC Extended Diploma in Art and Design. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent) including English.|
The quality of the portfolio/interview is the primary basis on which applicants are selected; therefore special consideration will be given to applicants without the above qualifications who have a strong portfolio.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||If English isn’t your first language you’ll also need IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (or equivalent).|
We also accept a range of other English language qualifications – please visit our English Language Requirements web page for more details.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.