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UCAS CODE: W615

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    11-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our multiple award-winning programme differs radically from most animation programmes in that we teach a broad spectrum of production methods. You will learn about: - 2D and 3D techniques - using both cameras and CGI - puppet based stop-frame and drawn animation - You will make animated films, documentaries and more, both individually and as a team. **Awards** Our students have won awards at: - Annecy - the RTS- the BAFTAs - the Emmys **Demand for animators** As animation becomes more ubiquitous, animators are increasingly sought after by employers. You can see examples of animators' work everywhere, including: - animated icons on your phone - visual effects on the latest feature films - interactive worlds and characters on games consoles - multi-million-view viral web animations **How we teach** At Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) we teach in a uniquely broad way that combines classical animation technique with innovative technologies. This results in a distinctive digital/analogue hybrid. Animation is one of the few media you can use to create and populate worlds and develop consistent systems of cause and effect, including:- moral- ethical- physical Animators use these resources to inform an audience for social and commercial purposes and/or immerse them in a compelling narrative.**Contextualising your practice** Hand-in-hand with the development of your practical skill base, you will also:- develop your critical awareness of the medium and its associated industries- be able to contextualise your practice- maximise your chances for employment within a continually diversifying range of opportunities within the field- take Design and Screen Cultures courses, providing a contextual and theoretical understanding of the holistic nature of contemporary design and screen studies

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 32,200per year

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A level : ABB

Required subjects: A Levels: no specific A Level subjects required. GCSEs: English at C or 4.

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University information

The University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 87 5

    19th out of 114 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    174 78%

    8th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61.0 61%

    22nd

    31
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    62nd

    15
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    204 87%

    8th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88.0 88%

    33rd

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.53 71%

    105th

    2

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