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Animation BDes (Hons)

University of Dundee

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    W280

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    31st

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  • Qualification

    BDes (Hon)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

Built upon current industry studio practices, our course will train you as an animation professional. Develop specialist skills and express your creative vision.The BDes (Hons) Animation course is for students who are passionate about becoming animation professionals. Our ethos is to echo current industry studio practices as much as possible. The atmosphere here in the animation studio is vibrant and friendly, buzzing with creative energy and hard work.Drawing is of utmost importance. All of our students attend weekly life drawing classes and keep observational sketchbooks. What makes our course distinct is how our students develop individually as specialists within the animation industry, while working collaboratively to produce short student-led animated films.Our final year students have confidence in their own abilities in specialized areas of Preproduction (concept art, character design, etc.), Production (2D and 3D digital character animation, 3D modelling, etc.) and Post production (compositing, VFX, etc.) as well as generalist and transferable animation production skills. They work towards industry-ready showreels that best evidence their two nominated specialist skills.You will have access to our state-of-the-art facilities. These include Maya labs, an animation studio, rostrum camera, and a green screen visual effects studio.At the end of the course you will be able to:- use 2D and 3D animation skills- use the latest technology to create narrative stories & visual effects - coherently research, defend and structure your chosen subject

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Grades / Points

ABB

Details

Including art and design or a related subject, an appropriate literate subject and one other subject outside art and design

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

31st

About this University

The University of Dundee aims to transform lives, working locally and globally through the creation, sharing and application of knowledge. The university builds on its success by investing in excellent facilities, pushing the boundaries of research, and equipping staff and students with the means to create real-world impact. Dundee's collaborative approach to teaching and research is reflected in its close-knit community campus, making Dundee an excellent place to live as well as work and study.

Address

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Nethergate

Dundee

DD1 4HN

UNITED KINGDOM