At Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, we echo animation industry practice as closely as possible. You will work to briefs, learning about professional production practices within a variety of specialisms. Our course is constantly developing to reflect an ever-changing industry, requiring graduates with new skills in new processes and software all the time. With graduate credits in Game of Thrones, Spider-Man: Far From Home, and the Disney Channel, our course is recognised for graduates who have the skills employers need. Each student has their own workspace in our vibrant, friendly, industrious studios. Subjects taught: principles of character animation (2D and 3D) narrative structure and storyboarding character development and design concept and production design life drawing acting production scheduling As you progress you will specialise in one part of animation production, such as 3D modelling and texturing, rigging, lighting and compositing, 2D layout and backgrounds, and 2D or 3D effects animation. Industry speakers and mentors will help you to develop your ideas. You will work in teams, bringing your specialist skills together to create short films that showcase your abilities, as well as individual showreels that demonstrate your highly employable skills. Our art facilities include: animation studios labs with 3D software such as Maya and ZBrush labs with software such as TV Paint, Photoshop, and After Effects green screen studio drama studio
How to apply
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
In some cases an interview may also be required.
All applicants must also submit a comprehensive portfolio of art/design/creative work. For more details, please see the University website (https://www.dundee.ac.uk/study/ug/how-to-apply/animation-portfolio/)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.