On the graphic design and animation course, you’ll have the opportunity to learn the techniques and skills to pursue a multi-media design career in the digitally evolving creative industries. From film and advertising to websites and social media, graphic design and animation co-exist across different media channels including digital, print and moving image. Why study Graphic Design and Animation?
- Learn the core skills needed in the creative industry, from the handmade to the digital, including 2D and 3D concept realisations.
- We’ll support and inspire you to experiment with creativity to help you become a strong designer/animator.
- You’ll have the opportunity to gain a wider understanding of the strategies behind developing your work including storytelling narratives, visual language, branding and the user experience.
Year 1 Core modules: Foundation Studio Practice Process and Production 1 Theory as Practice 1 Year 2 Core modules: Intermediate Studio Practice Process and Production 2 Theory as Practice 2 Year 3 - optional placement year School of Art and Design Placement Final Year Core modules: Advanced Studio Practice Research and Development Theory as Practice 3
Assessment includes portfolio exhibition, reports, essays, presentations and case study analysis. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
Republic of Ireland
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Pass in Diploma Foundation Studies in Art and Design combined with A Level or BTEC qualifications, to total an equivalent of 120 UCAS tariff points. As a centre of creative excellence, we look forward to hearing about your own creative experiments and ambitions through a discussion of your portfolio at interview. Read our guidance on developing your portfolio and what to expect from your interview - https://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/how-to-apply/interviews/ Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.
Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
Please see our website for more information - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/
University of Huddersfield
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