This course seeks to explore and develop creative and critical practice within the animation field; the emphasis is on students building upon the foundations of their own existing portfolio of work (produced during undergraduate studies, or past professional work); the pathway focuses on integrating practice with the emerging and exciting critical, historical and theoretical currents in animation studies.
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Modules: animation history and theory; studio practice; the entrepreneurial animator; contemporary themes in animation research; professional development; masters project. http://aub.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/ma-animation/outline-ma/
Your performance will be judged by how well you meet the Learning Outcomes for each unit. The course uses a range of different assessment methods which include written submissions, verbal presentations, pitches, practice based work and critical analysis and evaluation.
BA (Hons) degree with minimum 2:1 (second-class, upper division) classification in relevant creative subject or equivalent undergraduate level; applicants with other than the required academic qualifications may be considered for entry if there is sufficient evidence to indicate that they have the potential to fulfil the objectives of the course of study and to achieve the standard of the final award. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to obtain IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in every component (reading, writing, speaking and listening), or an equivalent English language qualification. For more information on AUB’s entry requirements please refer to the website.
|Cambridge English Advanced||C||Overall score of 180|
|Cambridge English Proficiency||C||Overall score of 200|
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each component (reading, writing, speaking and listening)|
|PTE Academic||54.0||Minimum score of 51 in each component (reading, writing, speaking and listening)|
IELTS, Pearson and TOEFL scores must be less than two years old at the time the course commences to be valid. We may also accept TOEFL iBT scores of 80 or above for entry to degree courses; however we would prefer one of the above qualifications. TOEFL is a test of American English and is not classified as a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for Tier 4 Visa applicants.
English language requirements
|Channel Islands||£16,500||Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||£8,000||Whole course|
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