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Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    50th

    6
  • Subject Ranking

    72nd

    2 (Computer Science)
  • Research Quality

    A measure of the quality of the research undertaken in the university.

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    2.36

    / 4.00
  • Research Intensity

    A measure of the proportion of staff involved in high-quality research in the university.

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    0.22

    / 1.00
  • Qualification

    Master of Arts

  • Application deadline

    n/a

  • Start date

    SEP-19

Course Summary

This course is ideal for students from a Graphic Design, Fine Art, Illustration, and Animation background who want to further develop their skills and career in animation. This course is also suited to designers, animators and illustrators who want to work in animation. MA Animation at Northumbria is designed to meet the needs of the animation industry, enabling you to gain high-level technical skills while encouraging you to experiment and think creatively. As a graduate you will be able to demonstrate advanced skills in contemporary animation and digital media that are in great demand within the creative industries.

You’ll visit design and animation studios in North East England and London as well as attending industry talks and taking part in live design projects in collaboration with commercial partners. You may also have the opportunity to attend the Pictoplasma Conference held annually in Berlin where you can see cutting-edge, contemporary character design and animation and carry out research ahead of your major project. Throughout your course you’ll develop social, communication, design and management skills that are desired by employers, including team working and production management.

Tuition Fees

This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.

£6,990 per year

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University information

University Ranking

50th

About this University

Northumbria University is a research-rich and business-focused university with a reputation for academic excellence and impressive graduate prospects. It is based in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, which is regularly voted the best place in the UK for students.

Address

City Centre Campus

Ellison Place

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE1 8ST

UNITED KINGDOM