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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Design (with Honours) - BDes (Hon)

  • Location

    Belfast

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Study Animation at Ulster University in the United Kingdom.Animation has become in integral part of the film, television, games and design industries – from Jurassic Park to Avatar, Angry Birds to Call of Duty, Xbox to mobile. The field of animation has experienced unprecedented growth in recent years. With new distribution methods and technologies, your work will have many paths to reach a worldwide audience.During the course you will study drawing, the principles of animation and design, storytelling and narrative, design and the history, practice and theory of screen production. You will gain an understanding of creative and technical process using industry standard software in order to create interactive designs and computer animations.As animation is a highly collaborative environment you will learn the principles and practices through teamwork, while developing your individual professional practice. The course enables you to enter the industry with a range of exciting and rapidly evolving platforms as well as facilitating numerous opportunities for employment in a rapidly growing area at an international level.This course aims to provide you with specialist knowledge and skills necessary to develop and adapt your chosen career in the diverse creative practices associated with animation. The course aims to contribute, through the education of its students as adaptive and resilient designers, writers and thinkers, to the local, national and international practice of design in its current and future forms.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,910per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : BCC - BBB

Applicants can satisfy the requirement for one of the A level grades (or equivalent) by substituting a combination of alternative qualifications recognised by the University.

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University information

Ulster University

  • University League Table

    60th

  • Campus address

    Ulster University, Cromore Road, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland

Renowned for its warm welcome, Ulster recruits international students from over 100 countries across the globe and has over 200,000 alumni worldwide.
Ulster delivers a world-class UK university experience with the added benefit of being one of the UK's most affordable locations.
An international student experience team delivers a bespoke orientation programme and offers pastoral support to international students during their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 86 3

    69th out of 110 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    132 59%

    40th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    68th

    14
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    127 53%

    60th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    77th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    82nd

    26

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