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Animation is about creating the illusion of movement in a variety of visual art forms, such as film, television, web animation and computer games. It is also about exploring exciting ways to engage audiences and tell stories. During this degree you will acquire a wide range of animation skills and the ability to produce a variety of animation products. You will develop your creativity and learn about the animation process from idea generation to post-production, including drawing practice and character design. You will also gain practical skills in sound and lighting and have the opportunity to obtain specialist skills in areas such as 3D CGI and stop motion animation. An optional studio practice module enhances your understanding of working with professional animation studios to prepare for your future career.
Please visit our website for information on available modules.
Assessment will be via written and practical assignments, research projects and individual and group presentations.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||Ormskirk (Main Campus)|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international
|UCAS Tariff||112 - 120 points||The study or experience of Creative Arts subjects, for example Art, Graphics or Media, is preferred. If you apply to join this degree and do not meet the UCAS Tariff requirements, we may invite you to submit a portfolio of work as evidence of your suitability for the programme.|
|A level||BBC - BBB||Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations. A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations. A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 24 credits M: 21 credits P: 0 credits||Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3, H3||A minimum of five subjects at Grade H1-H3 will be required.|
As long as you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as the Welsh Baccalaureate and Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected]
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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