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UCAS CODE: W615

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Prepare for a career in the thriving animation industry by developing your creative thinking, storytelling and illustrative animation skills.Our course combines academic excellence and professional practice, with a focus on producing festival-ready animation, building an online presence and creating an industry- standard showreel to prepare you to work in the industry or continue to postgraduate education. We encourage you to be innovative, creative and push the boundaries of storytelling and artistic style. You will receive a grounding in the fundamental skills of animation, with the opportunity to develop more specialist skills from the second year of study. You will develop your own distinct style and voice, as well as enhancing your technical and creative knowledge by studying the modules within this programme. Our excellent facilities include dedicated animation and sound studios, graphics studios, computer suites and a suite of Cintiq stations. You will be supported to master professional tools, such as TVPaint, Maya, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Substance Painter and After Effects. Our supportive and collaborative studio culture creates a nurturing atmosphere that aims to encourage professional development. Teaching is delivered primarily through demonstration and practical workshop sessions, providing hands-on experience in drawing, script writing, idea generation, visual communication, pre-production, audio production and digital 2D and 3D animation practice. Prepare for a rewarding career in the animation industry. Recent graduates are working as animators, VFX technical directors, lead technical runners, compositors, modellers and designers, with companies such as Brown Bag, Studio SOI, Cloth Cat, RJDM, Double Negative and Disney. You will have the opportunity to:- Access one-to-one support from the  Leicester Media School Drawing Centre  to perfect your drawing skills and meet like-minded artists. - Work on a major project tailored to the animation industry, which will give you the chance to enter national and international competitions and festivals. - Exhibit your work at the week-long DMU Degree Show, one of Leicester’s biggest art and design shows, where final-year students have the chance to meet talent scouts and win industry prizes.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,750per year

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A level : C

A-Level Art and Design C or above

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University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    101st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    43rd out of 85 16

    59th out of 113 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    120 55%

    57th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    40th

    27
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    55th

    43
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    108 49%

    96th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86.0 86%

    49th

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    73rd

    26

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