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Middlesex University

Degree level: Undergraduate

3D Animation and Games with Foundation Year

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Course summary

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BA 3D Animation and Games provides the artistic and technical skills you will need to build a career in either the Animation or Games Industry, with a specialist focus in the fields of Virtual Reality, Character Art / Environment Art, 3D Animation and Game Development. It is a multi-disciplinary programme focused on cutting edge artistic developments in CGI. Why study BA 3D Animation and Games at Middlesex University? You will operate in an active studio environment using the latest industry standard software and techniques. With close proximity to Central London, there are many exciting opportunities at your fingertips. You will benefit from industry links and real-world briefs set by industry practitioners. The course is well resourced with fantastic facilities - you will have access to over 60 workstations equipped with the latest software including Maya, Z-Brush, Unreal Engine, Unity, Substance Painter, 3D Coat, Cinema 4D, Arnold, V-Ray and Abobe Suite. It also has comprehensive Virtual Reality support with access to HTC Vive Headsets, Oculus Rift Consumer Version, Playstation VR and Gear VR, as well as the dedicated use of a Vicon Motion Capture Suite We focus on individual talents to ensure your portfolio is exceptional and unique. Graduates from the course have found employment in high profile Games studios such as Cloud Imperium Games and Rockstar, animation boutiques such as Treat Studios and Blue Zoo, as well as 3D pre-visualization studios such as Red and Grey Ltd. Course highlights Unlike many equivalent degrees at other universities, we focus on improving your draughtsmanship alongside technical training, an important skill for 3D artists. Life drawing is a weekly part of the course. You will be taught and assessed by award-winning practitioners as well as academics with research interests in 3D graphics and games A four week live project, where industry practitioners set briefs that reflect the most contemporary and emergent practices in the field At the end of your degree, you will exhibit your work at our Degree Show and have the opportunity to showcase your talents to creative industry employers at Motion Picture Company, Soho As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module

Course details

Modules

Foundation Year:Stage 1: Exploration and Diagnostics (30 credits) Stage 2: Creative Specialism (30 credits) Stage 3: Major Project Portfolio and Exhibition (30 credits) Creative London (30 credits) Year 1: From Pencil to Pixel (30 credits) – Compulsory Introduction to Animation and Creative Workshops (90 credits) – Compulsory Year 2 : Animation Practice and Creative Workshops (90 credits) – Compulsory Animation and Digital Cultures (30 credits) – Compulsory Year 3: Major Projects and Professional Portfolio Development (90 credits) – Compulsory Critical and Contextual Research Proposition Essay (30 credits) – Compulsory


How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeWF1A
Institution code M80
Campus nameHendon Campus
Campus codeH

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 48 points
Access to HE Diploma P: 45 credits Access pass with 45 credits at Level 3

Visit our general entry requirements page, by clicking on the link below, to see how these points can be achieved from our acceptable level 3 qualifications and the combinations which are welcomed by Middlesex University, including GCSE requirements.

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

http://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/help-with-your-application/undergraduate-application/entry-requirements

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Portfolio


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £11000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
3D Animation and Games with Foundation Year at Middlesex University - UCAS