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Animation with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Buckinghamshire New University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Buckinghamshire New University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This course is offered as a four year programme, including an initial Foundation Year. The Foundation Year will allow you to develop your academic study skills and build confidence in your abilities, identifying your own strengths and development needs for progression onto an undergraduate degree.A skilled animator can create the illusion of real life. Explore acting, expressiveness, and have fun bringing a character to life in a physical space. Soon you’ll be captivating audiences with your characters. Your lecturers at the University are experienced industry professionals and experts in their fields, bringing you access to both deep and current understanding of the industry as it stands today.You will also get the opportunity to study at our Pinewood Studios Campus, putting you right at the heart of one of the UK’s most important creative communitiesOn this course you’ll have access to the right tools to kick-start your career in animation. We have purpose bought, up-to-date hardware and use industry standard software. Our creative briefs will give you opportunities to make your portfolio shine and stand out from the crowd.Get the best of university and industry with classes on our High Wycombe Campus and our Pinewood Studios CampusStudy on a completely practical course – we focus on what you need to know for a career in animation; you’ll keep a reflective journal, and learn to give presentations like the professionalsSmall class sizes mean plenty of contact with your tutorsThe industry is all about teamwork; you will learn about industry pipelines and where animators can fit inUse our industry standard equipment, including a VR lab, renderfarm, motion capture studio, and state or the art face capture kit and Xsens suits.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,750per year

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

University information

Buckinghamshire New University

  • University League Table

    124th

  • Campus address

    Buckinghamshire New University, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2JZ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    56th out of 86 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    120 53%

    60th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    69th

    48

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