Staffordshire University

Animation Staffordshire University Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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With a focus on character, performance and storytelling, our Animation degree prepares you for the vibrant and innovative world of the moving image industries.

Our Animation students engage with a range of animation practices including traditional methods of filmmaking through to the latest industry-facing technology.

With a focus on character, performance and short-form storytelling we prepare you for the vibrant and innovative world of the moving image industries.

The thrill of creating the ‘illusion of life’ is always a rewarding one. If you love the thought of giving life to inanimate objects using 2D, 3D and stop motion animation - whether they are hand drawn pictures, a stop motion puppet, CGI models or found objects - this course could be for you.

With a score of 100% student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2016, we pride ourselves on creating a professional and commercial studio environment in which our students can flourish.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BA (Hons) Animation

Course details


Year 1 (Core) Animation Fundamentals, Applied Timing and Movement, Sculpture for Animation, Animated Film Language.
Year 2 (Core) Character Animation and Implementation, Audio, Sound and Score for Animation, Film Shorts and Stings, Animation Debates.
Year 2 (Options) Experimental Animation, Digital Compositing, From Script to Screen, Animation Collaboration Brief.
Year 3 (Core) Individual Short Animation, Animation Futures & Destinations, Animation Declarations, Final Major Signature Project

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 W616
Institution code S72
Campus name Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points We use UCAS points in our offer making and welcome a wide range of qualifications.

Additional entry requirements



All applicants are individually assessed via interview with portfolio.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £11,100 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

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Provider information

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Staffordshire University
College Road
Stoke on Trent

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