Warwickshire College and University Centre

Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

Across the disciplines of Film, Games, and Media; Animation skills are highly sought after. Studying for a Foundation Degree in Animation at Warwickshire College University Centre you will embark upon acquiring an Animation Skills Framework which will allow you to go forward and work either solely or collaboratively in this creative industry. You will not only learn the latest technical skills in order to be industry ready but you will learn integral supporting creative skills in visual communication, life drawing, collaborating, and innovations and trends in Animation. For your FdA in Animation with us, you will begin by learning the principles of animation, using 2D and 3D software, live drawing, communicating creative ideas and capturing human behaviour and the mechanics of movement through your own artistic visions. This will be unified with visual storytelling techniques, and all skills and techniques will work to underpin the creation of an animation pipeline. You will then go on to; learn the techniques involved in sound design, model making and advanced storytelling techniques which requires an understanding of the contemporary screen and the differing digital platforms for exhibiting your creations. All we ask of you is to bring your imagination and creative flair, be experimental and push boundaries in creativity. If you feel that you have this vocational calling, then this is the course for you. The Awarding Body for this course is subject to approval.

Course details


Some of the suggested module titles for this new course are listed below: • The Contemporary Screen (communicating through images across platforms) • Animation fundamentals- (the principles of Animation) • Character development • Human and creature movement and motion (capturing character movement) • Visual vocabulary (visual language from film to games) • Sound design and lip sync (soundscaping - theoretical and realist) • Character modelling and rigging • Animation industry • Collaboration Project • Life Drawing We regularly review our course content, to make it relevant and current for the benefit of our students. For these reasons, course modules may be updated, please contact us for the latest information.

How to apply

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Royal Leamington Spa College
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The college would consider applications from mature students with relevant work experience who may not have related formal academic qualifications. Entry requirements are for guidance only. We welcome students with equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact us to discuss further.

Additional entry requirements


Applicants will normally be invited for interview by WCG. The interviews are part of a supportive process to help you to decide the right course for you and your career goals.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7975 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7975 Year 1
Scotland £7975 Year 1
Wales £7975 Year 1
EU £11450 Year 1
International £11450 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please visit our website at the following link to view course fees. https://wcg.ac.uk/page/180/he-fees-and-financial-support
Animation at Warwickshire College and University Centre - UCAS