Teesside University, Middlesbrough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Teesside University

Computer Character Animation

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Course summary

TEF Silver

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Course overview: If you would like a creative career as an animator in film, television or games then this is the course for you. As well as giving you professional skills in key areas including 3D character animation, modelling, rigging, motion graphics and look development, this course allows you to explore your own specialism through working as part of a team on industry led briefs and short films. Alongside the optional work placement year, you can gain valuable experience and engagement with the sector through our shorter work placements, internships and work experience opportunities. After the course: Graduates from this course can be found in studios around the world working on film, television and games content such as blockbuster movies and AAA games. They work in a range of areas including, character animation, modelling, rigging, production, previs and visual development. Companies include Framestore, Double Negative, Industrial Light and Magic, Cinesite, Weta Digital Rock Star, Cubic Motion, One of Us, The Mill, Moving Picture Company, Passion Pictures and many more.

Course details


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Assessment method

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How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements


Your portfolio should demonstrate basic skills in drawing and visual invention. Visit our website for more information.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £13000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Find out more about fees and funding if you are from the UK here: tees.ac.uk/fees, or if you are an international student here: tees.ac.uk/international/fees. If you live in the Channel Islands or Isle of Man contact your education authority: gov.uk/student-finance. Fees for EU applicants will be confirmed soon.
Computer Character Animation at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS