Ulster University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Animation

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Course summary

Study Animation at Ulster University in the United Kingdom. Animation has become in integral part of the film, television, games and design industries – from Jurassic Park to Avatar, Angry Birds to Call of Duty, Xbox to mobile. The field of animation has experienced unprecedented growth in recent years. With new distribution methods and technologies, your work will have many paths to reach a worldwide audience. During the course you will study drawing, the principles of animation and design, storytelling and narrative, design and the history, practice and theory of screen production. You will gain an understanding of creative and technical process using industry standard software in order to create interactive designs and computer animations. As animation is a highly collaborative environment you will learn the principles and practices through teamwork, while developing your individual professional practice. The course enables you to enter the industry with a range of exciting and rapidly evolving platforms as well as facilitating numerous opportunities for employment in a rapidly growing area at an international level. This course aims to provide you with specialist knowledge and skills necessary to develop and adapt your chosen career in the diverse creative practices associated with animation. The course aims to contribute, through the education of its students as adaptive and resilient designers, writers and thinkers, to the local, national and international practice of design in its current and future forms.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
WW26
Institution code:
U20
Campus name:
Belfast
Campus code:
B

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE Profile to include English Language at minimum grade C. English Language Requirements English language requirements for international applicants The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes. Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.

Additional entry requirements

Portfolio

Interview

Audition


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Northern Ireland £4530 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Further information about full time undergraduate fees can be found at https://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/fees-and-finance/undergraduate. Citizens of member countries of European Union shall pay a fee of £9,250 with the exemption of those from the Republic of Ireland. Students from ROI admitted to Ulster University will be treated as ‘Home’ based students for fee purposes. This means that students from the ROI will pay the same fee as students from Northern Ireland (£4,530 for 2021 entry) and may avail from the same benefits as a student from Northern Ireland .
Animation at Ulster University - UCAS