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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Ormskirk (Main Campus)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

From Méliès crashing a rocket into the titular character’s eye in A Trip to the Moon (1902) right through to the pioneering studio work of Disney, Pixar and Aardman, animation is about creating the illusion of movement in a variety of visual art forms to engage audiences and tell stories, and where anything is possible. On this degree, you will acquire a wide range of animation skills and the ability to produce a variety of animation products to be used for visual art forms, including film, television, virtual reality, web animation and video games. The programme is aligned to the professional standards of ScreenSkills, the industry-led skills body for the UK’s screen-based industries. Through an array of practice-based and critically informed projects, you will be introduced to cutting-edge techniques. You will hone your skills on live animation projects in our specialist studios, embrace your personal creativity and express your own ideas. Gaining an understanding of the global potential of the animation industry and a detailed knowledge of professional animation practice, you will be immersed in all stages of the animation process, from idea generation and character creation to pitch-presentation, animated performance and post-production.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : BBC - BBB

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University information

Edge Hill University

  • University League Table

    62nd

  • Campus address

    Edge Hill University, St Helens Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L39 4QP, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    64th out of 97 3

    76th out of 110 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    127 63%

    32nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    51 51%

    77th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    27th

    20
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    139 58%

    40th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    77th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    13th

    16

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