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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Buckinghamshire New University

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    18 months

Course summary

Course Overview

Animation is everywhere. TV, in film, on your smart phone, on the web, and in games. The animation industry is growing from strength to strength, involving more and more media.

We give you all the vital skills and knowledge to succeed in the sector. This course includes both academic and practical elements giving you the edge you need to impress employers.

What will this course cover?

We place a strong emphasis on character and creature animation in a digital environment. With a focus on cutting edge technical and creative skills, you'll learn how to develop original creative content.

You will also gain an awareness of current challenges faced in the animation industry, with an opportunity to conduct your own research in this exciting and rapidly developing field.

Learn about 3D animation from anywhere in the world. Our 3D animation MA is a one-of-a- kind course. It's delivered exclusively online, allowing you to fit in your studies around your personal and professional commitments. You can study at a pace and time that suits you, with no need to attend the University.

What are my career prospects

The UK has one of the largest hubs of animators in the world and is renowned for producing unforgettable work. Located near London, we're close to all the action and a short distance away from famous animation studios.

Employers are looking for animators and digital artists to fill their ever- growing art teams. Your MA shows you can engage in critical thinking at an advanced level and understand the theory behind the craft. The skills you learn on this programme are transferable to any kind of animation.

Our graduates have gone on to work in production houses, visual effects companies and some have even started their own companies.

How will you help me prepare for my future career?

By the end of the course, you'll be a skilled animator and have a deeper academic understanding of the industry. When you graduate, you'll have an impressive portfolio of work. We make sure that the skills you learn will impress employers.

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University information

Buckinghamshire New University

  • University League Table

    124th

  • Campus address

    Buckinghamshire New University, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2JZ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    109th out of 110 1

    98th out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    94 39%

    105th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    107th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    17th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    113 59%

    86th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    39 39%

    99th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    64th

    30

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