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Animation and Games Art (Hons)

36 months
Duration
13000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Develop skills in animation and games art, gain expertise in industry-standard software and realise your dream of working on the next big animated movie or game with the Animation and Games Art (Hons) programme of the University of Sunderland.

Overview

The animation, games and visual effects (VFX) industries are always searching for new talent. The Animation and Games Art (Hons) programme of the University of Sunderland allows you to explore and develop both traditional and new techniques, learning key digital skills in 2D and 3D as well as the core principles of character-led animation.

You'll have the opportunity to work on industry-led briefs and entries for festivals and competitions such as Encounters, RTS awards, 11 Second Club and E4 Stings. We’re affiliated with Game Republic too, it's all part of our commitment to help you become industry ready.

We place Animation and Games Art within the broader context of design to help you keep your career options open. You will also have the creative freedom and flexibility to develop your specific areas of interest, gaining transferable skills crucial for employability.

Career ready

Our graduates have gone on to work throughout the film, special effects, games, and television industries, and worked on projects including The Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Grand Theft Auto, Creature Comforts, Miffy and Hey Duggee. Recent employers have included: animation studios such as Cartoon Saloon, Aardman and Studio AKA; TV companies such as Cartoon Network, CBeebies and CITV; games companies such as Rockstar, Ubisoft and Sumo Digital.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Animation and Games Art
  • Creative Exploration
  • Design Theories, Practitioners and Context
  • Advanced 3D
  • Preproduction Practice
  • Advanced Visual Effects and Motion Graphics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Please note that part-time courses are not available to international students who require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK.

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The typical offer is 112 UCAS points from a minimum of two A Levels or equivalent (e.g. 1 x AVCE double award).
  • We accept a maximum of 6 points from Level 3 Key Skills qualifications.
  • We also require three passes at GCSE grade C or above, which must include Mathematics and English Language; or a minimum of Level 2 Key Skills in Communication and Application of Number. If you have studied for a GCSE which has a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a grade 4 or above.
  • If English is not your first language, please provide English language proficiency scores.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • Tuition fees for part-time students are £6,935 per 120 credits

Living costs for Sunderland

758 - 1438 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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