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Design, Animation and Digital Art, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #300 (QS) Barcelona, Spain
Graduates of this bachelor's degree in Design, Animation and Digital Art at the  Polytechnic University of Catalonia, will develop the artistic and creative side and apply new image, art and animation technologies to the latest media. 
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They will work on projects involving digital design, animation and modelling of scenes, characters, interactive objects and graphical interfaces, taking in a range of fields such as art, communication and advertising, thorugh the Design, Animation and Digital Art programme at the  Polytechnic University of Catalonia.

You will work with different formats, languages and visual content, such as photography, lighting, cinematography, interactive applications and video games, and get the technical grounding needed for creative digital processing in each format. 

At the same time, you will develop ties to the industry of digital design, animation and gamification and you will apply your knowledge of management, entrepreneurship and marketing in both individual projects and multidisciplinary teams working in the professional design and digital art market.

Professional opportunities

  • 2D and 3D animation artist.
  • Audiovisual content designer and manager for marketing and communication.
  • Visual effects producer.
  • Digital art, photography and lighting director and technician.
  • Graphic designer.
  • Character developer.
  • CGI and image processing specialist.
  • Graphic digitisation specialist.
  • Advertising creative.
  • Digital gamification specialist.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 3D Modeling 
  • Audiovisual Narrative 
  • Character Design 
  • Design Fundamentals 
  • Digital Art Industry 
  • Graphic Design 
  • History of Art 
  • Illustration and Conceptual Art 
  • Lighting 
  • Project 
  • 2D Animation 
  • 3D Animation 
  • 3D Scenarios 
  • Advertising 
  • Digital Treatment 
  • Interfaces Design 
  • Photography
  • Postproduction and Special Effects
  • User Experience

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Students from the education systems of EU member states or any other country that has signed a reciprocity agreement with Spain may apply for admission directly, without the need to sit the PAU, provided they meet the academic requirements in force in their own education systems to attend university.
  • These students must have adequate knowledge of the language in which the courses will be taught. The Spanish National Distance Education University (UNED) is responsible for verifying these admission requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6360 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6360 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6360 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6360 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Barcelona

  • 770 - 1360 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


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