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Bachelor On Campus

Animation

University of Technology Sydney

36 months
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833 AUD/credit 39984 AUD/year
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About

The Bachelor of Design in Animation at the University of Technology Sydney gives students with a passion for visual arts, drawing and storytelling the knowledge and hands-on experience required to create animation work that stands out in a global industry.  

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Overview

Graduates from this degree are image-makers, critical thinkers and storytellers in equal measure. They are equipped to be industry leaders with an ability to develop, pitch and defend ideas, creating original content for TV, film, advertising and other media.

Students learn how to observe the world around them, drawing directly from life to gain inspiration for characters and stories. They discover how to think creatively and develop ideas through multiple stages, focusing on character development, narrative and performance. They also learn fundamental 2D and 3D animation skills to bring their stories to life.  

At UTS, students also benefit from outstanding industry connections. Across the degree, students have the opportunity to work with live projects, such as VIVID or collaborations with the Australia Piano Quartet. UTS also has strong relationships with leading industry players such as Flying Bark Productions and Animal Logic.

The academic team understands that teamwork is at the heart of the animation industry. A studio-led approach creates a high-intensity environment where students learn how to work with their peers in a professional and collaborative atmosphere.

Course aims

This Bachelor of Design in Animation course at the University of Technology Sydney gives students skills and an outlook that extend beyond the university, and cultivates a collaborative and global vision of design. 

As part of the ongoing development of key industry innovators, the course aims to create new approaches to 2D and 3D animation and VFX design, enabling graduates to better develop, and adapt and respond to a range of creative partnerships and collaborations.

Students develop an understanding of their individual design language and theoretical position in relation to historic and contemporary contexts.

Careers

This industry-focused course opens up animation careers in film, television and multimedia. Career options include director, animator, scriptwriter, concept artist, character designer, storyboard artist, producer, modeller, rigger, VFX artist, editor and compositor.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Animation Studio: Foundations in Animation Language
  • Design Thinking
  • Animation Studio: Foundations in Animation Design 
  • Researching Design History

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

144 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 074703A 

  • Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level. 
  • UTS: Design, Architecture and Building may consider applications based on the results of the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) if students lack academic qualifications but have extensive professional experience. The STAT is conducted through the Universities Admissions Centre.
  • The English proficiency 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39984 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 833 AUD per credit during 36 months.
  • All offers made to domestic undergraduate students will be for Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP). 

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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