Cardiff Metropolitan University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Cardiff Metropolitan University (Prifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd)

Animation

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Course summary

Animators breathe life into stories, making even the simplest line drawing magically come alive, and engaging everyone in a language understood by all. On our BA Animation degree, you become familiar with the techniques, principles and skills that open up the world of animation. You will learn to create the illusion of motion using time, sound and form to bring images, ideas and stories to life. You will take complex information and use traditional media as well as new and emerging media and technology to assemble meaningful narratives. Our Animation degree course allows you to build on your critical and analytical skills. You will develop your individual voice as well as your expertise and learn how to apply your skillset across the creative industries. You will engage with cutting edge studio practice, collaborate with other disciplines, explore methods and theory, work on live briefs and competitions and undertake self-directed projects. Emerge as an animator with the skills, confidence and critical thinking to dive into the growing world of professional animation.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If your qualifications are not listed above, please contact Cardiff Met Admissions who will advise you

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/undergraduate

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Portfolio


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6No element lower than 5.5. Academic IELTS test required.
PTE Academic52No element lower than 51
TOEFL (iBT)72TOEFL Internet required.
Cambridge English AdvancedLevel B2Minimum 169 (no element lower than 162)

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
58%
Student satisfaction
65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
87%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
EU £13000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
International £13000 Year 1

Additional fee information

For additional costs relating to this programme, please refer to http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/additionalcosts
Animation at Cardiff Metropolitan University - UCAS