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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Course summary

  • Work across a variety of forms including 2D drawn and digital-based animation, stop motion and 3D CGI animation.
  • Specialise in your preferred animation discipline for your major project film.
  • Produce a portfolio of project work to showcase your skills to potential employers.

Learn a broad range of techniques and theoretical knowledge underpinning the form, including storyboarding, life drawing and concept art with this practical animation course. You graduate with the experience necessary to work in the animation industry, or in a wide range of other sectors that require creative professionals with animation skills.

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

Throughout the course you will experience a range of teaching methods, from specialist workshops and media labs to lectures and seminars, individual tutorials and group work. You will be able to develop your own area of interest and specialise in your preferred discipline for your major project film (including 2D drawn, stop motion or 3D CGI animation).

You learn through

  • coursework
  • portfolios
  • projects
  • written reports
  • peer critique groups

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career as a

  • stop motion animator
  • 3D CGI animator
  • set designer
  • puppet builder
  • lighting technician
  • texture artist
  • modeller
  • rigger
  • compositor
  • producer
  • editor
  • storyboard artist
  • character designer

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 112

This must include at least 64 points from two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. For example:BBC at A Level.DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    66th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Home to a globally diverse student community from 100 countries, Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan, and Malaysia.
Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities collaborate on a range of research and teaching projects and study exchange programmes.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working, or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 87 8

    56th out of 114 18

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    118 53%

    66th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%

    18th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    26th

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    122 52%

    74th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    91.0 91%

    22nd

    53
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.66 73%

    85th

    22

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