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
- production scheduling
- 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 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.
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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
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/)
English language requirements
You can find details of our specific IELTS English language requirements and other accepted English language qualifications on the individual course webpages on the University website. English language tests should be no more than two years old on the start date of your chosen course. All results will be verified online.
General guidance for our accepted English language qualifications
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Fees and funding
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*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.