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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

At Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, we echo animation industry practice as closely as possible. You will work to briefs, learning about professional production practices within a variety of specialisms.Our course is constantly developing to reflect an ever-changing industry, requiring graduates with new skills in new processes and software all the time. With graduate credits in Game of Thrones, Spider-Man: Far From Home, and the Disney Channel, our course is recognised for graduates who have the skills employers need.Each student has their own workspace in our vibrant, friendly, industrious studios.Subjects taught:principles of character animation (2D and 3D)narrative structure and storyboardingcharacter development and designconcept and production designlife drawingactingproduction schedulingAs you progress you will specialise in one part of animation production, such as 3D modelling and texturing, rigging, lighting and compositing, 2D layout and backgrounds, and 2D or 3D effects animation. Industry speakers and mentors will help you to develop your ideas. You will work in teams, bringing your specialist skills together to create short films that showcase your abilities, as well as individual showreels that demonstrate your highly employable skills.Our art facilities include:animation studioslabs with 3D software such as Maya and ZBrushlabs with software such as TV Paint, Photoshop, and After Effectsgreen screen studiodrama studio

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 19,500per year

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A level : ABB

Including art and design or a related subject, an appropriate literate subject and one other subject outside art and design

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University information

University of Dundee

  • University League Table

    49th

  • Campus address

    University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 4HN, Scotland

With over 16,000 students and 3,000 staff from around 150 different countries across the world, the University of Dundee is a truly global institution.
Dundee offers a wide range of courses within a friendly and integrated community, creating a unique student experience.
A range of scholarships are available to help international students get the most from their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 87 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    182 82%

    4th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    57.0 57%

    41st

    18
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%

    67th

    1

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