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Animation, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

From Peppa Pig, Fantastic Mr Fox, Hey Duggee and Simon’s Cat to Corpse Bride, Mars Attack and Frankenweenie, our students have gone on to become some of the most renowned animators, directors and producers in the industry, with their work seen and loved by millions.

Established in 1972 by Academy Award winner Bob Godfrey as the UK’s first course to take an academic approach to animation, we pride ourselves on giving our students a fully rounded understanding of frame-by-frame image manipulation.
Whether you want to make 3D films using software such as Autodesk Maya, or produce stop-motion films shot in our dedicated studios, you’ll have the freedom to discover and develop your personal style, and follow your own passions.
Guided and supported by our team of highly experienced, well-connected industry professionals, you’ll discover that animation is so much more than making moving images – you’ll develop a deep understanding of narrative, character development, sound, movement and realism too.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Course modules

  • Animation Principles
  • Digital Skills
  • Drawing, Drama and Design
  • Form, Context and Interpretation

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

Along with your portfolio, the standard entry requirements* for this course are:

One of the following:

  • 112 new UCAS tariff points (equivalent to 280 old UCAS tariff points), see accepted qualifications
  • Pass at Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (Level 3 or 4)
  • Distinction, Merit, Merit at BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Merit at UAL Extended Diploma
  • 112 new UCAS tariff points from an accredited Access to Higher Education Diploma in appropriate subject.

And four GCSE passes at grade A*-C and/or grade 4-9 including English (or Functional Skills English/Key Skills Communication Level 2).

Other relevant and equivalent Level 3 UK and international qualifications are considered on an individual basis, and we encourage students from diverse educational backgrounds to apply.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13540 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13540 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Canterbury

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/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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