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3D Animation and Games Honours, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) ,
The 3D Animation and Games Honours course at Middlesex University provides the artistic and technical skills you will need to build a career in either the Animation or Games Industry, with a specialist focus in the fields of Virtual Reality, Character Art / Environment Art, 3D Animation and Game Development. It is a multi-disciplinary programme focused on cutting edge artistic developments in CGI.

About

Why study BA 3D Animation and Games Honours at Middlesex University?

You will operate in an active studio environment using the latest industry standard software and techniques. With close proximity to Central London, there are many exciting opportunities at your fingertips. You will benefit from industry links and real-world briefs set by industry practitioners.

The 3D Animation and Games Honours course is well resourced with fantastic facilities - you will have access to over 60 workstations equipped with the latest software including Maya, Z-Brush, Unreal Engine, Unity, Substance Painter, 3D Coat, Cinema 4D, Arnold, V-Ray and Abobe Suite. It also has comprehensive Virtual Reality support with access to HTC Vive Headsets, Oculus Rift Consumer Version, Playstation VR and Gear VR, as well as the dedicated use of a Vicon Motion Capture Suite

The focus is on individual talents to ensure your portfolio is exceptional and unique. For examples of student work, you can visit our 3D Animation and Games showcase website.

Course highlights

  • Unlike many equivalent degrees at other universities, we focus on improving your draughtsmanship alongside technical training, an important skill for 3D artists. Life drawing is a weekly part of the course.
  • You will be taught and assessed by award-winning practitioners as well as academics with research interests in 3D graphics and games
  • A four week live project, where industry practitioners set briefs that reflect the most contemporary and emergent practices in the field
  • At the end of your degree, you will exhibit your work at our Degree Show and have the opportunity to showcase your talents to creative industry employers at Motion Picture Company, Soho
  • As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module

Careers

This degree will prepare you for an animation career focusing on 3D Animation and animation roles within the computer games industry.

Middlesex has strong links with art and design employers. Our industry partners sponsor final year students and give visiting lectures, and hundreds of art and design agencies, organisations and other employers attend our final year degree show each year.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

Year 1
  • From Pencil to Pixel 
  • Introduction to Animation and Creative Workshops 
Year 2
  • Animation Practice and Creative Workshops 
  • Animation and Digital Cultures 
Year 3
  • Major Projects and Professional Portfolio Development 
  • Critical and Contextual Research Proposition Essay

          English Language Requirements

          • Minimum required score:

            6

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          • Minimum required score:

            72

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          General Requirements

          • 112 UCAS points
          • Your prior achievement in awarded qualifications
          • Predicted achievement in the qualifications you are currently studying
          • Personal statement or statement of purpose for evidence of your motivation and commitment to your subject
          • References about your academic potential and personal qualities
          • Details of time spent at another Higher Education institution, even if the course was not completed.

          Interviews, entrance tests, portfolios and auditions

          • Entry onto this course requires an interview and a portfolio. Please view the Interviews and portfolio tab for more information.

          Tuition Fee

          • International

            13000 GBP/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 13000 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 London

          • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
            Living Costs

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