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BA (Hons) Animation

Wrexham University

If you have a passion for moving images, bringing characters to life and storytelling, this new specialised Animation programme will transform you into a versatile creative in the art of the moving image. You will finish your studies with the professional skills and creative thinking strategies to apply for jobs in studios, work as a freelance artist, or start your own studio.*1st in Wales and 10th in the UK for overall satisfaction in the area of Cinematics & Photography (WGU analysis of unpublished NSS 2019 data).Students will:• learn the principles of visual communication and drawing and apply them to character design, background design, storyboarding and scene layout• explore the principles of animation with a focus on 2D techniques• work in teams on an informative motion graphic project for a real client• practice character animation using 3D techniques to build up a show reel• specialise and develop a final degree projectKey course features:• Our focus is to provide a satisfactory student experience with an emphasis on inclusivity, collaboration and professional practice.• 1st in Wales and 10th in the UK for overall satisfaction in the area of Cinematics & Photography (WGU analysis of unpublished NSS 2019 data).• Tutors are enthusiastic, supportive and knowledgeable, research-active practitioners.• There are study trips to animation festivals such as Manchester and Cardiff Animation Festivals.• Our Creative Futures student conference plays host to a large range of visiting guest speakers from the creative industries.• You will work on client-based projects in collaboration with organisations that will give you the skills to manage team projects professionally. You can also choose to study this course as a four-year integrated masters option MDes Animation UCAS code: 259C or as a foundation year BA (Hons) Animation (four years including foundation year) UCAS code: 259D

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£11,750 Per Year

International student tuition fee

3 years

Duration

Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024

Mode of Study

  • Full Time