Edge Hill University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Animation

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Course summary

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From Méliès crashing a rocket into the titular character’s eye in A Trip to the Moon (1902) right through to the pioneering studio work of Disney, Pixar and Aardman, animation is about creating the illusion of movement in a variety of visual art forms to engage audiences and tell stories, and where anything is possible. On this degree, you will acquire a wide range of animation skills and the ability to produce a variety of animation products to be used for visual art forms, including film, television, virtual reality, web animation and video games. The programme is aligned to the professional standards of ScreenSkills, the industry-led skills body for the UK’s screen-based industries. Through an array of practice-based and critically informed projects, you will be introduced to cutting-edge techniques. You will hone your skills on live animation projects in our specialist studios, embrace your personal creativity and express your own ideas. Gaining an understanding of the global potential of the animation industry and a detailed knowledge of professional animation practice, you will be immersed in all stages of the animation process, from idea generation and character creation to pitch-presentation, animated performance and post-production.

Course details

Modules

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Assessment method

Assessment will be via written and practical assignments, research projects and individual and group presentations.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W615
Institution code:
E42
Campus name:
Ormskirk (Main Campus)
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/study/apply/entry-requirements/

Additional entry requirements

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Unistats information

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65%
Student satisfaction
90%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are subject to Government approval. Visit edgehill.ac.uk/moneymatters for more information.
Animation at Edge Hill University - UCAS