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Interactive Media - Animation, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months


Work creatively with technology. This education teaches you to design and animate digital models and characters for movies, games and virtual reality across industries.

Animation is becoming increasingly important in the entertainment and creative industries. It is a widely used tool in film, television, games and commercials. Animation works hand in hand with visual communication. Visual communication increases the use of animation in other industries such as health, military technologies and teaching.

Students will learn how to design interfaces of digital systems and in doing so will create animations and motion graphics for games and movies in this Interactive Media - Animation programme at Noroff School of Technology and Digital Media. 

They will also learn how to develop 3D models and animations of simulations. After graduating from the program you will be able to work with character design, game world environments and animations.

By combining traditional design skills and creative processes with cutting-edge technologies the study program focuses on highlighting your creative skills. Students will also learn about the motion capture process and how it is used to capture data to drive an animated character.

The program is not just about creating characters. It is also about creating animation for an audience and exploring different and important aspects of the design and animation process. Students learn to create characters from idea to finished 3D characters.

Job Opportunities

The expertise and skills you will achieve during this degree will provide you with opportunities for a career in a wide range of industries. Animation is used in the entertainment industry as well as health, e-learning, oil and gas, mobile applications, military technologies and engineering industries.


Accredited by NOKUT.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Problem Based Learning and Research Methodologies
  • Form and Context
  • Animation Craft
  • Narrative
  • 3D Animation 
  • 3D Rigging (Environment)
  • Studio

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Three-year upper secondary education or a vocational education certificate. You may also apply for admission by prior learning.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8560 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4280 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8560 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4280 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Price online:
  • EUR 4.280,- per semester.
  • EUR 150,- admission fee.
Price on-campus:
  • EUR 5.730,- per semester.
  • EUR 150,- admission fee.

Living costs for Kristiansand

  • 9412 - 14770 NOK/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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