University of Westminster, London

Animation University of Westminster, London Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Bronze

University of Westminster, London has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

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Commercial animation is a rapidly growing and vibrant industry, encompassing a very broad range of rewarding and fascinating creative job opportunities. This exciting specialist course will enable you to develop your imaginative and creative skills, while giving you a sound knowledge and understanding of animation processes, techniques and critical theory.

The strong emphasis on creative practice will help to develop your skills in drawing and design, along with the imaginative development and innovation of ideas expressed sequentially. These skills, together with the professional practice aspects of the course, will ensure that you have the confidence and expertise to succeed in industry, whether as a designer, manager, producer or technician. You will also develop the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.

Throughout the course there are opportunities for you to take part in external national and international competitions and film festivals. The course is delivered by a large team of experienced animation practitioners, staff and industry visitors, and you will work in dedicated specialist animation studios with facilities for blue screen, rostrum animation, CGI, drawing, stop-frame, film, photography, set building, sound and video.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code W615
Institution code W50
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

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

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 - 120 points
A level CCC - BBB
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM - DDM
Access to HE Diploma 96 - 120 UCAS Tariff points from the Access course
GCSE/National 4/National 5 English Language minimum grade 4 (Grade C in grading system prior to 2017)
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 27 points English grade 4 HL, Maths grade 4
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DD - D*D*

We also welcome applications from students who are taking a combinations of qualifications listed above. For further information, please contact Course Enquiries.

You should have a portfolio of practical work to bring to interview or present online (if not in the UK).


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each component

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £14,000 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University of Westminster, London
101 New Cavendish Street
Westminster
W1W 6XH


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