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BA (Hons) Animation Art & Practice

validated by University of Brighton






START DATE: November

END DATE: November


CONTACT: 53273



Studying Animation with us will give you a solid and sound understanding of the concepts of animation. We will actively encourage you to develop your own style and ideas in this reflective and creative industry. Whether you have a keen interest in Animation, or you’re completely new to this fascinating subject, you will develop unique skills, giving you an edge in the industry, allowing you to do what you love in a number of different job roles. For example, you could work on advertising campaigns for large global brands, animate TV programmes and films, or create detailed architectural plans for property developers.

You will explore all aspects of animation, learning about stop frame, CGI, 2D and 3D animation. Our highly experience lecturers and guest lecturers will give you insights into the industry, guiding you through the whole production process; and be able to introduce you to leading animators in the industry.
In the second year, we will introduce you to further animation techniques and software such as Animate and Cinema 4D so you can practice your 2D and 3D animation skills. You will begin to blend directed and self-directed study with professional work based focus as you undertake professional practice and personal projects. Guest lecturers will give you a real insight into the industry, and you will be able to establish contacts in the industry through work placements.

Core modules
* AP201 - 2D Animation Software
* AP202 - Live Action Animation Combination
* AP203 - Professional Practice
* AP204 - Contextual Studies 2
* AP205 - Personal Project
In your final year you will be able to really hone in on your personal style in animation. You’ll be able to undertake a reflective module in film-making, just as you would in the industry. You’ll undertake a dissertation related to your personal interests and have the chance to work on your final major project to help raise your professional profile and confidence, preparing you for your career.

Core modules
* AP301 - Reflective Practice Experimental Film-Making
* AP302 – Dissertation
* AP303 - Presentation and Progression
* AP304 - Major Project

The modules shown for this course are those currently being studied by our students, or are proposed new modules. Please note that programme structures and individual modules are subject to amendment from time to time as part of the University’s curriculum enrichment programme and in line with changes in the University’s policies and requirements.
Once you have graduated, you will have a diverse range of skills that will enable you to start you career. More importantly, the skills you have acquired will be transferable across a number of different disciplines within the Animation industry. You will be fully equipped to seek out roles and apply your knowledge in: TV, Film, Gaming, Mobile Applications, Virtual Reality, and even Property and Surveying.

Other options could include freelance work, teaching, or further study onto MA Animation programmes.


You will need a minimum of: Minimum of 64 UCAS points (160 old system) from a BTEC Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma / A Levels / Foundation Diploma / Access Diploma in a related subject; if English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 with a 6 in writing; proof of qualifications; a satisfactory reference.


Standard Fee: HEFT

International Fee: £7,500.00



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