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Animation with Digital Arts Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Solent University (Southampton)

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UCAS CODE: W6W1

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

If you’re looking to study a computer games or digital arts degree, but don’t have the relevant qualifications or experience, this foundation year will help you develop the core skills and knowledge to progress onto one of our related industry-focused undergraduate degrees.You’ll cover key subject areas including digital art design and the digital art industries, and work with your peers on group based projects to develop your teamwork and communication skills. You’ll also be supported to develop key transferable skills in preparation for your degree level studies including working independently, critical thinking skills, and taking responsibility for your own work and practice.To aid study, you’ll have full access to Solent’s industry-standard facilities, including specialist labs, high-end dual screen computers equipped with industry software such as Autodesk, Adobe and Pixologic, and graphics tablets. You’ll also have access to a motion capture studio and lounge equipped with consoles and a life drawing studio.You will be taught by passionate staff who are experts in their fields, with a wealth of real-world experience and knowledge.Learn from staff who are experts in their field and who have vast industry experience.**What does this course lead to?**This foundation year will help you build the relevant skills and knowledge to enter onto one of our related degree programmes. This can lead to a career in the multi-billion pound games industry in areas such as video game studios and art production, to film and animation studios.**Who is this course for?**Solent’s Foundation Year in Digital Arts is intended for students without the required UCAS points for direct entry. This could be mature students returning to education, students without the required qualifications, or students looking to change career path after completing further education qualifications.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 12,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Solent University (Southampton)

  • University League Table

    119th

  • Campus address

    Southampton Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, Southampton, SO14 0YN, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    83rd out of 85 18

    71st out of 97 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    104 47%

    77th

    25
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    68th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    37th

    20
  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    108 54%

    67th

    25
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    26th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    19th

    3

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