Animation (with Foundation Year) at Bristol, University of the West of England - UCAS

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Course summary

Animation is a broad creative subject that offers opportunities to all kinds of creatives, including storytellers, designers, artists, technologists and performers. It turns the possible into the magical and makes the impossible plausible. BA(Hons) Animation (with Foundation year) is based at Bower Ashton Studios, part of our City Campus. Here you’ll find a range of excellent facilities for filmmaking, animation and photography, including our new animation studio spaces, digital media studios, production studios and physical making workshops. Practical work is balanced by theoretical study, work experience and research activities, all designed to prepare you for work within a commercial environment. Live briefs, work-based placements and networking events assist the transition from education into professional practice. Join a long-established animation community in which students are valued for their individual creative flair. You'll be taught by a team with extensive commercial experience, with regular contributions from commercial practitioners. This, coupled with our strong links with the UK's major animation companies, will ensure you benefit from professional expertise throughout the programme. Showcase your work through our online presence, regular networking events and final year Creative Industries Degree Show to impress talent scouts and potential employers. Our graduates have gone on to form careers in the animation industry, graphic design, computer games, illustration and so on, both throughout the UK and across the world.

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The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We recognise the individual nature of each application and our typical offer should be viewed as a guide. UWE Bristol welcomes interest from applicants who may not have the standard entry requirements. We will consider evidence of your relevant personal, professional or educational experience where it demonstrates an ability and potential to succeed on the course. Please include details of any relevant experience in your application.

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Applicants will be required to submit a digital portfolio for review within 21 days of their application being received. For more details on our portfolio requirements please visit our selection process page:

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Animation (with Foundation Year) at Bristol, University of the West of England - UCAS