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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Course summary

  • Learn advanced creative skills and engage in experimental practice, applying stop-motion, 2D Animation and mixed techniques.
  • Specialise in your preferred animation discipline to create an advanced and distinctive animated film.
  • Produce a portfolio of project work to showcase your skills to potential employers, clients and producers.

On this course, you'll learn advanced and current techniques inspired by theoretical knowledge and experimental animation practices. You'll apply this knowledge to develop your own innovative and distinctive animation portfolio. When you graduate, you'll have the exprience you need to build your own artistic practice and collaborate with sectors that require specific creative skills.

How you learn

The course is taught in a studio-based environment that enables you to develop industry standard skills in relation to a wide range of different roles.

You'll take part in a combination of self-directed and set project briefs, allowing you to develop your own skills while devising innovative, experimental ways of working in animation.

You'll also undertake creative projects led by a process of inquiry where you perform as an artist, researcher and communicator.

You learn through

  • coursework
  • portfolios
  • projects
  • written reports
  • peer critique groups

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in a variety of disciplines related to animation, including:

  • stop motion animator
  • 2D animator
  • set designer
  • puppet builder
  • lighting technician
  • compositor
  • producer
  • editor
  • storyboard artist
  • character designer

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,460per year

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

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    66th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 85 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    119 54%

    58th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    16th

    30
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    37th

    30

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