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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Luton Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Animation is constantly changing and evolving, but even with the latest digital techniques drawing and story-telling remain key elements of any successful production. This course will help you develop these skills, and you’ll also engage in debates on art, design and literature, subjects which will be central to your development. You will work on individual and group projects, and have the opportunity to collaborate with students from Photography Video Art, Illustration and other courses. Learn about how animation’s origins are rooted in the disciplines of art and design. Study the fundamental principles of your art through drawing and story-telling narratives. Develop a range of personal and practice-based skills that relate to specific areas of contemporary animation. Gain a deep understanding of the value of your work, and analyse your progress and on-going development. Explore the artistic, critical and cultural contexts associated with contemporary animation. Challenge yourself as you work towards the completion of your final project, which will be eligible for entry in national and international festivals and competitions. Benefit from the use of the very latest technology – Macs, lightboxes, high-tech cameras and digital studios – to create your work.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 12,650per year

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University information

University of Bedfordshire

  • University League Table

    123rd

  • Campus address

    University of Bedfordshire, Park Square, Luton, Luton, LU1 3JU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    81st out of 86 2

    98th out of 110 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    104 46%

    79th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    53rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    58th

    22
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    101 42%

    100th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%

    103rd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    72nd

    33

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