University of Worcester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Animation and Illustration

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Course summary

Overview In today's world of multimedia communication and publishing, illustrators and animators work together in a wide variety of contexts. Studying Animation and Illustration as joint honours is full of possibility. Both courses will be mutually informing and could lead to an innovative, interdisciplinary final year project that draws all your interests together. Both subject areas place emphasis on drawing as a tool for thinking and visualisation. They nurture your creative development alongside building your craft and digital skills. These skills are highly prized throughout the fast-moving and dominant digital/visual culture of today's world. If your creative interests span working in moving image and other visual contexts, studying these two subject areas in combination could be right for you. This course is a good match if your curiosity is fired by the possibilities of 21st century media and communication. Key features

  • A cohesive joint study programme
  • Live projects integrated into year-long modules of study
  • On-campus access to industry-standard software and motion capture facilities
  • Programme of guest lectures and events
  • Live brief collaboration with publishers
  • Opportunity to travel to destinations in mainland Europe
  • Introduction to exhibition practice through illustration fairs, card sales and exhibitions
Learn more about the course at our Open Days Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester. Book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days Why the University of Worcester? The University of Worcester is a close-knit and high-achieving community where students are supported to succeed at every level. The University is a truly inclusive place where every person counts as an individual. From designing imaginative facilities to providing practical support and tailored learning, we strive to help people of all backgrounds and abilities to achieve their own rich potential. We work hard to break down barriers and provide opportunities for all. Recent University of Worcester achievements
  • 20th for student experience and 23rd for teaching quality in the 2022 Sunday Times Good University Guide
  • Shortlisted for Times Higher Education’s University of the Year in 2016, 2019 and 2020
  • Top 3 in the UK for Quality Education in the 2019, 2020 and 2021 Times Higher Education’s University Impact Rankings
  • Sustainability Institution of the Year in the Green Gown Awards 2019
  • Top 10 for Sustained Employment - Longitudinal Educational Outcomes survey (2017)

Course details

Modules

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Assessment method

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How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
WW6F
Institution code:
W80
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The University of Worcester accepts all qualifications within the Tariff, and normally looks for the equivalent of 3 A levels. More information can be found at http://www.worcester.ac.uk/journey/entry-requirements.html

Additional entry requirements

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Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
83%
Student satisfaction
85%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £13100* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

These fees are set by the University, but are subject to UK Government confirmation. The University expects to apply an inflationary increase to its published fee levels every academic year.
Animation and Illustration at University of Worcester - UCAS