Why an Integrated Foundation Stage? An Integrated Foundation Stage starts your degree studies with a year spent learning the skills required to progress onto a full honours degree. Alongside an introduction to Animation, you will develop valuable study skills, communication, team work and problem-solving techniques which help to build your confidence and prepare you for the rest of your course. Why Animation? Our Animation degree prepares you to flourish in an exciting and fast-changing industry, giving you the practical skills needed to be successful. You can tailor your study to suit your own passions and career ambitions, whether your particular interest is in feature films, television, games, apps, advertising or music videos. With opportunities to work on live projects and placements in collaboration with organisations such as Cheltenham Jazz Festival, Rumpus in Bristol and Splash Entertainment in California, our graduates stand out from the competition. You’ll get the chance to network and showcase work at key animation events and festivals, in UK locations such as Bristol, Exeter and London as well as in international settings such as at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival in France (additional costs may apply, see course web page for details). Experienced lecturers including industry experts and award-winning animators offer a wealth of expertise for you to draw on, plus you’ll learn from other practising professionals, by undertaking a workshop at the Aardman studios for example. You’ll be inspired in our state-of-the-art animation studio, using technology such as the latest Adobe Suite, Maya, TVPaint and Wacom Pro Tablets. Why University of Gloucestershire? We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you’ll benefit from a wide range of courses and professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. Our vibrant and tight-knit community of over 10,000 students and staff means you will enjoy a diverse range of sports clubs, societies and activities whilst making friends for life and securing valuable professional connections. Our specialised and experienced lecturers treat our students as more than just a number, and care about their futures. Alongside their support, guest speakers, networking events and work placements will help you prepare for life after graduation, whether that be in a successful career in your field or onto further study. Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the dynamic county of Gloucestershire. Cheltenham and Gloucester offer the best of city and country living, with the rolling hills of the Cotswolds paired with vibrant nightclubs and stunning parks in the bustling town and city centres. Come and experience the University of Gloucestershire for yourself by booking an open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. Experience an open day Take the next step and book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. This is your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus. Take the opportunity to get up-to-the minute advice and guidance from the people who have been here and experienced University of Gloucestershire life already. To find out more information about this course, visit www.glos.ac.uk/OurCourses, email us on [email protected] or call 03330 14 14 14.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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We welcome international students from around the world. Studying in the UK can be a great experience allowing you to meet new people, try new things and experience a new country. Come and join us. Please see the full details of entry requirements in your country: http://www.glos.ac.uk/study/international/in-your-region/pages/in-your-country.aspx
Grade C/4 in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent) are normally required.
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English language requirements
International students will need to produce evidence of an acceptable score on an approved English language test such as IELTS. We run pre-sessional English language courses to help you prepare for undergraduate or postgraduate study.
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Fees and funding
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