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Animation with Integrated Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Falmouth University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Penryn Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Explore your creativity and expand your professional skills by entering the creative industries on an Integrated Foundation Year degree. Taught over four years, these courses include an introductory year to build a solid foundation before you go on to specialise in your chosen subject at degree level.If you're interested in taking on a new subject, or have been out of education for a while, then our Integrated Foundation Year courses might just be for you. These four-year courses include an introductory year to help you build the core skills needed for degree-level study.This is a chance for you to let your imagination run wild and explore your creativity, expand your professional skills and develop enhanced subject knowledge. We'll help you nurture your expertise in problem solving, risk-taking, designing and making as you develop your abilities.Bring your ideas to life through the world of animation. We’ll support you in developing original, imaginative stories that come to life with a well-defined understanding and appreciation of the animation production pipelineYou can choose a pathway in 2D, 3D or stop-motion and develop your own specialism, be that as a director, producer, animator, rigger, texture, concept or background artist. The course has a strong focus on teamwork, the perfect platform for a successful career in animation for film, TV and games.You will:Develop technical, design thinking and production skills in your chosen specialismLearn teamwork, leadership and project management skills through a variety of learning environmentsDevelop critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills through the development of unique and innovative projectsGo on to study your chosen course specialism at degree levelStudy as part of a CILECT (The International Association of Film and Television Schools) film schoolLearn from staff with industry backgrounds and experience in film, children's TV, advertising and post-productionWork in multi-skilled teams, reflecting industry practiceIdentify your strengths and develop your technical and creative knowledge through character animation, storytelling, conceptart and softwareHone your skills in stop motion and Computer Generated (CG) animation, working in professional-standard facilitiesUnderpin your creative work with theoretical and historical understandingGain a working knowledge of industry practiceGraduate with a varied and professional portfolio

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Falmouth University

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  • Campus address

    Falmouth University, Woodlane, Falmouth, Cornwall And Isles Of Scilly, TR11 4RH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    48th out of 85 15

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    139 63%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%



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