Animation at University of the Arts London - UCAS

Animation

University of the Arts London

Degree level: Undergraduate

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BA (Hons) Animation is a practice-led course, enabling you to choose one of four specialist pathways that reflect industry specialisms: Animation Arts, 3D Computer Animation, Visual Effects (VFX) and Games Arts. This course is taught at London College of Communication, at Elephant and Castle, part of University of the Arts London (UAL). As one of few courses of its kind in Greater London - location is a key asset. You’ll benefit from access to the specialist creative industries, other Colleges within the University, as well as a network of professionals and key industry partners. What can you expect? BA (Hons) Animation will actively encourage you to investigate formats and explore outcomes beyond the traditional modes associated with animation - such as installation, virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), live performance, projection mapping, short film documentary to equip graduates with the ability to offer multi-disciplinary solutions. You'll look at animation production in a broad context, providing an intensive and team-based experience, in which you'll develop expertise in the whole production process. You’ll also learn how to deal with the challenges of a professional animator – the importance of flexibility and the value of entrepreneurial skills. Drawing is taught as a key skill that informs all aspects of your subject knowledge and technical expertise. This course places a strong emphasis on developing your communication and presentation skills, giving you the confidence to articulate your ideas to colleagues and clients in a professional context. Industry-led and mentored live projects and competitions are delivered in collaboration with external industry partners, giving you the opportunity to practice your skills in a professional context and to build a strong portfolio of work. Previous industry partners include Channel 4, MTV, National Trust, All Saints Records, Marmite, The Royal Society, Horniman Museum, Tate, Paperchase, Hostelworld, Protein Dance, Nutkhut, V&A Museum of Childhood, Westfieldand The Rivers Trust. About London College of Communication London College of Communication is for the curious, the brave and the committed: those who want to transform themselves and the world around them. Through a diverse, world-leading community of teaching, research and partnerships with industry, we enable our students to succeed as future-facing creatives in the always-evolving design, media and screen industries. The London College of Communication experience is all about learning by doing. Our students get their hands dirty and develop their skills through the exploration of our facilities and technical spaces. Students work on live briefs and commissions, with everything from independent start-ups and charities in Southwark, through to major global companies, including Penguin, the National Trust and Royal Mail, to name a few.

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How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Application codes

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Course codeW617
Institution code U65
Campus nameLondon College of Communication
Campus codeC

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 96 tariff points from a minimum of two A-levels at grade C or higher or equivalent full Level 3 qualifications.
A level CCC at A-level. We also accept the equivalent in tariff points from other combinations of a minimum of two A-levels at grade C or higher.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM in the Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma
Access to HE Diploma 96 tariff points from the Access to HE Diploma

Additional entry requirements

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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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

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Animation at University of the Arts London - UCAS