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UCAS CODE: WW65

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Learn how to bring your ideas and animations to life and engage audiences around the world.If you’re a visual artist with a love of storytelling and communication then an Animation degree is your gateway to a diverse and exciting range of careers. With the skills you’ll gain from our Animation course you could turn your hand to games development, illustration, web design, visual effects work, advertising or film direction.Animation is a versatile form of visual communication, blending the use of cutting-edge digital technologies with the analogue craft of art, illustration and design. On this course you will learn how to work with a variety of media, including stop motion, computer animation and hand-drawn techniques, allowing you to develop a dynamic skillset as a versatile and imaginative artist.We will equip you with the ability to work across a range of platforms and with a range of animation techniques so that you can discover your own passion and pursue the form of animation that excites you most. With us you can become a resourceful and highly-employable animator with a diverse show reel, a depth of understanding and the broader communication and interpersonal skills needed to share your work with the world.Our Animation programme is built around an exploration of real-world animation practice and will introduce you to the current animation methods used in the film, television, commercial and games industries. You’ll learn the fundamental principles of animation before following the animation pipeline from conception and story to the animatic and production and on to compositing and post-production. You’ll also explore the principles of cinematography and direction – crucial to being able to tell your own stories as an animation director. On this Animation course at York St John University you will become a career-ready animator with specialised skills and a unique portfolio shaped to your interests and ambitions.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,750per year

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UCAS Points : 96 - 112

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University information

York St John University

  • University League Table

    103rd

  • Campus address

    York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, York, YO31 7EX, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    86th out of 86 1

    102nd out of 110 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    111 50%

    70th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    45 45%

    84th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    24th

    54
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    99 42%

    103rd

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    70th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    75th

    69

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