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Course summary

This course combines the opportunity for the realisation of individual creative talent alongside the understanding of the workings of the animation industry; practitioners from Bristol's leading animation studios support the development of this course and are regularly invited to view students' work and to offer professional advice; students will be introduced to a range of practical animation and film-making skills and techniques prior to making their own short animated film.


The course is made up of six modules delivered over 3 semesters: developing practice in animation; pre-production for animation ; production for animation; professional practice in animation 1; post production for animation ; professional practice in animation 2.

Assessment method

You will be assessed through a combination of practical work, presentations and written assignments.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • ScreenSkills

Entry requirements

A 1st degree in the visual arts but those with other academic qualifications or professional experience are also encouraged to apply. Interview on the potential role of animation in the development of students' own creative practice. A presentation of previous work alongside examples of written work.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Fee information is to be confirmed. All fees are subject to final approval. Please visit our website for further information.

Sponsorship information

Not applicable

Animation at Bristol, University of the West of England - UCAS