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About

This cutting-edge Computer Animation Art and Design (with Foundation Year option) (Hons) course from Bournemouth University explores the creative side of computer animation, including art directing, design and character animation. Combining art and technical disciplines, you’ll develop the skills to bring concept art and scripts to life on screen.

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Overview

Why study BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art & Design at BU?

  • Understand the underlying production principles and practice in computer animation, as well as concepts of creative and aesthetic design 
  • Undertake a variety of assessments including production-led projects, personal artistic briefs as well as live industry briefs  
  • Benefit from supportive tutors who provide tailored and personal reviews of your work 
  • Make invaluable contacts before you graduate through regular industry guest speakers and BU’s BFX Festival, featuring a fantastic line-up of speakers, masterclasses, exhibitions, screenings and networking events 
  • Access specialist facilities including a new green screen and motion capture studio, as well as animation laboratories, equipped with industry-standard software 
  • Develop the skills to enter roles such as computer graphics and animation artistic directors, animators, and designers, visual effects artists, and visual effects supervisors. You’ll be career-ready with 90% of our graduates in employment or further study after 15 months.   

Careers

Our computer animation courses are exceptionally well regarded within the industry and as a result, our graduates rarely struggle to find work once they finish their course.

During your Computer Animation Art and Design (with Foundation Year option) (Hons) course from Bournemouth University , you will have the opportunity to work with some of the UK’s leading computer animation organisations, through the National Centre for Computer Animation (NCCA), and can make valuable contacts before you graduate.

Our NCCA graduates have gone on to work on some of the most successful films of recent times, including Blade Runner 2049, The Avengers, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald and Dunkirk, to name just a few. 

Accreditation

NCCA

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Production Tools
  • Design for Production
  • Fundamentals of Design
  • Character Animation Production
  • Moving Image Theory & Practice
  • Narrative Strategies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

For September 2023 entry:

112-128 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent including 32 points in one required subject. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM in a required subject. A portfolio is also required in support of your application. Required subjects include: An Art or Design subject including Art, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Photography, Art & Design.

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Examples of qualifications for entry:

  • Chinese Senior High School Graduation Certificate (Huikao) average 80%, or Gaokao 66-76%. Grade depends on the course
  • Hong Kong HKDSE Diploma (4,4,3 to 4,4,4 from three subjects). Grade depends on the course
  • All India Senior School Certificate Examination (Standard XII) 65-75%
  • Italian Esame di Stato with 65-75%. Grade depends on the course
  • Titulo de Bachillerato with 6.5 or 7.5. Grade depends on course

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17595 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17595 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Fees are for 2023 entry. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course. Fees during your placement year (if applicable): £1,850. 

Living costs for Bournemouth

700 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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