Motion Graphics at Ravensbourne University London - UCAS

Course summary

Motion graphics is at the forefront of visual communication. With the growth of digital culture, motion graphics has become one of the fastest expanding areas of design. The Ravensbourne BA (Hons) Motion Graphics course stands out as one of the only courses in the country focused exclusively on developing the full range of skills and knowledge needed to work in the motion graphics industry. A degree in this course will open up opportunities for all budding designers with an interest in graphics, animation and film. You will learn how to create short-form motion content for a variety of media, from web content to advertising and promotions. This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the exciting world of motion graphics. You will gain a wide range of creative, theoretical, and practical skills, including graphic design, typography, animation, and post-production. You'll also receive training in industry-standard software and workshops to help develop your conceptual thinking. Collaboration is core to the curriculum, this means you will work on projects with students from other courses. Through our teaching style, you'll gain valuable experience working on live briefs and internships, preparing you for your future career. In your final year, you'll create a personal portfolio that showcases your skills and aspirations as a motion graphics designer. You'll receive portfolio reviews from industry professionals and ongoing mentoring and technical advice. Your journey in one of the fastest expanding areas of design could start here. Why study this course?

  • This is a long established, forward-looking course with a unique focus on all aspects of motion graphics
  • Students develop a wide range of relevant practical skills and theoretical knowledge to underpin their creative design work
  • With strong established partnerships with industry, we ensure relevance and quality in a rapidly evolving discipline. Our industry partners include Territory Studio, We Are Seventeen, Inertia, Alchemy TV, BBC Creative, ITV Studios and many more
  • The course structure allows you time to evolve your craft and design thinking, leading to a richer portfolio
  • On graduation, our students have an exceptional employability record.
Career pathways Students are often employed directly in motion graphics studios, but also work in advertising, branding, broadcast, film, title design, experiential design, exhibitions and events. For more information, please visit our website.


You'll explore short-form narrative, software skills, animation and design principles, typography, video production, information design, branding, experiential design, group work, pitch presenting, industry context and design history. For more information, please visit the course page on our website.

Assessment method

You will be continually assessed throughout the course using a variety of methods including, portfolio work, presentations, peer and tutor critique, storyboarding, and attendance to all seminars and workshops. Each module has a Formative and a Summative assessment point, where feedback and advice are provided to develop and complete projects and a final grade is awarded. For more information, please visit our website. For more information, please visit our website.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

At Ravensbourne we take a transparent approach to admissions, as we want you to know exactly what you need to achieve in your exams to guarantee a place on the course. This doesn't mean our standards are lower, in fact the average UCAS tariff of our students is higher than some other universities in London, so you'll be joining a diverse community of creatives. We still think exams are important and look forward to hearing about your successes in the summer, but we place more importance on the work you will share with us as part of our interview and/or portfolio process.

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Please see our website for advice on how to prepare your portfolio and sketchbook or showreel : -


You will be invited to a friendly online interview which you must pass in order to successfully gain entry to this programme.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5IELTS 5.5 overall with 5.5 in each subtest.
TOEFL (iBT)72TOEFL IBT with 72 points overall including minimum Reading 18, Listening 17, Speaking 20, Writing 17
PTE Academic42PTE Academic or SELT: 42 overall with minimum 42 in each subtest.
Trinity ISEPassTrinity College London - B2 SELT ISE II. Pass Overall with Pass in each component.

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16500 Year 1
International £16500 Year 1

Additional fee information

*All fees shown are proposed for 2023/24 academic year and are subject to change.
Motion Graphics at Ravensbourne University London - UCAS