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BA (Hons) Animation

Ravensbourne University London
Program overview
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
London
September 2022

London
September 2023

London
September 2024

Program description

BA (Hons) Animation

During the course students will acquire the technical skills and insight to succeed in a career in 2D and 3D animation. It will encourage students to think on their feet and respond to live and self-initiated briefs. Students on the course have access to industry-standard software and will produce an assessed portfolio of work.

Admission requirements

Students will be expected to have five GCSEs (grade C/level 4 or above) or equivalent (including English), and hold at least one of the below or equivalent UK/international qualifications.

Qualifications accepted:

  • 2 A levels, grade C or above
  • 4 AS levels, grade C or above
  • 2 vocational A levels, grade C or above
  • Level 3 Foundation Diploma or National Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma, grade C or above
  • International Baccalaureate, 24 points or above

Selection criteria

Students should ideally have a background in art, creative media, or design. Applicants are expected to submit a portfolio of work which shows a range of their skills and demonstrates why they would be a good fit for the course.

We may also consider a combination of portfolio and academic qualifications and take into consideration progress made during studies and/or relevant work experience.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Students are introduced to a range of animation practices. These range from conceptualisation, digital development skills and asset creation to character animation techniques, scripting, storytelling techniques and life drawing.

It also includes physical prototyping, communication and presentation, research and idea development.

Key study topics include:

  • Contemporary culture
  • Animation fundamentals
  • Modelling to camera
  • Human and creature mechanic
  • Visual narrative
  • Big ideas and philosophies
  • Character modelling and rigging
  • Animation industry

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • Tuition fees for UK students: £9,250 per year
  • Tuition fees for International students: £16,500 per year

Qualification

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

Continuing studies

Successful completion of this course can lead to postgraduate study in MA Moving Image.

Career opportunities

Animation is an increasingly widespread form of media. Good animators are becoming increasingly sought after in film, television, VFX, gaming and the web.

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Ravensbourne University London

Ravensbourne University London is an innovative, industry-focused university located at the heart of London’s newest creative community on the Greenwich Peninsula. They're champions of creativity and collaboration, dedicated to giving their learners the specialist skills and opportunities they need for...


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Ravensbourne University London

6 Penrose Way
SE10 0EW London
United Kingdom

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www.ravensbourne.ac.uk

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