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UCAS CODE: 259B

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Wrexham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

If you have a passion for moving images, bringing characters to life and storytelling, this new specialised Animation programme will transform you into a versatile creative in the art of the moving image. You will finish your studies with the professional skills and creative thinking strategies to apply for jobs in studios, work as a freelance artist, or start your own studio.*1st in Wales and 10th in the UK for overall satisfaction in the area of Cinematics & Photography (WGU analysis of unpublished NSS 2019 data).Students will:• learn the principles of visual communication and drawing and apply them to character design, background design, storyboarding and scene layout• explore the principles of animation with a focus on 2D techniques• work in teams on an informative motion graphic project for a real client• practice character animation using 3D techniques to build up a show reel• specialise and develop a final degree projectKey course features:• Our focus is to provide a satisfactory student experience with an emphasis on inclusivity, collaboration and professional practice.• 1st in Wales and 10th in the UK for overall satisfaction in the area of Cinematics & Photography (WGU analysis of unpublished NSS 2019 data).• Tutors are enthusiastic, supportive and knowledgeable, research-active practitioners.• There are study trips to animation festivals such as Manchester and Cardiff Animation Festivals.• Our Creative Futures student conference plays host to a large range of visiting guest speakers from the creative industries.• You will work on client-based projects in collaboration with organisations that will give you the skills to manage team projects professionally. You can also choose to study this course as a four-year integrated masters option MDes Animation UCAS code: 259C or as a foundation year BA (Hons) Animation (four years including foundation year) UCAS code: 259D

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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11,750per year

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University information

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

  • University League Table

    126th

  • Campus address

    Glyndwr University, Wrexham, Plas Coch, Mold Road, Wrexham, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    76th out of 86 3

    97th out of 110 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    109 49%

    74th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    78th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    53rd

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    93 39%

    106th

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    97th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    20th

    7

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