Animation at University of Roehampton - UCAS

Course summary

Why this course? • Unique computing modules including system administration and programming for business automation, opening new career pathways • Acquire essential skills in animation techniques, storytelling, character design, visual effects, 3D modelling • Learn through a flipped classroom approach including workshops to encourage collaborative learning and prepare students for the studio-style lab environment • Employability is embedded throughout, with a focus on project-based assessment that mimics real-life professional scenarios About this course The BSc Animation enables students as creative practitioners and professionals, exploring the potential of computer-generated imagery and developing an individual creative voice. Skills 1. Foundational Immersion and Skill Development (Level 4): Embark on a captivating journey as you delve into a wide spectrum of production aspects, crafting compelling narratives through animation, visual effects, and visualisation. Along the way, gain valuable insights into the rich history and contemporary practices of animation, equipping yourself for future career routes. 2. Developing Concepts and Pathway Selection (Level 5): Focus on the art of production design and develop the skills needed to properly convey concepts. Navigate your academic journey by selecting one of three distinct pathways: Animation, Modelling, or VFX. From here, cultivate essential scholarly skills, including the fine art of research and critical thinking. These new abilities will guide you as you craft proposals for your Level 6 dissertation, setting the stage for more advanced study. 3. Creating Independently and Major Project Showcase (Level 6): The final year will focus on your chosen pathway for the major project, where you'll have the opportunity to use your creative skills to define themes, concepts, and style. This becomes your canvas, where unique creative visions can be developed into reality. It's the stage where your creative potential and skills shine, allowing you to showcase your mastery in the captivating realm of Animation and Visual Effects. Career opportunities Graduates will be prepared with a variety of creative, innovative, pragmatic, and transferable skills that will prepare for employment opportunities that exist throughout the extensive umbrella of the animation & Visual Effects industry.


Examples include: • Introduction to Animation and VFX • Creating the Concept • Breaking Ground (Dissertation)

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The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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EU £15700 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £15700 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Please note the fee amounts listed are from 2024. In some cases fees will increase for the following year.
Animation at University of Roehampton - UCAS