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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course summary

  • Build a portfolio of work to a professional standard, ready to showcase to prospective employers.
  • Utilise the latest technology and equipment in our state-of-the-art facilities.
  • Acquire and improve your knowledge of animation and digital effects.
  • Boost your employability through industry-specific interview training, networking and workshops.
  • Develop intellectual and critical approaches to your own and others' creative work.

Computer Animation provides you with the practical and conceptual skills you need to make an impact in the creative industries. You'll build a portfolio and reinforce it with sound theoretical knowledge and graduate ready for exciting, challenging career opportunities.

How you learn

MA Computer Animation can be taken over one or two years and is angled toward flexible, independent work. The course allows for the development of your own professional identity and portfolio, though you'll collaborate with others on problem-solving and through peer evaluation. You'll acquire a wide-ranging practical and theoretical skill set in the first two trimesters of the course and develop a specialism in the third.

You learn through:

  • lab-based tutorials, workshops, critique sessions and seminars
  • practical tasks and projects
  • one-to-one project supervision
  • technical workshops
  • guest speakers and masterclasses

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • film and VFX
  • television
  • animation
  • advertising
  • game development
  • motion graphics
  • web content creation
  • technical direction
  • concept art

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 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

    67th

  • 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

    74th out of 113 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    118 53%

    79th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    75th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    63rd

    43

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