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MFA On Campus

Animation and Visual Effects

Academy of Art University

36 months
Duration
1276 USD/credit 38280 USD/year
1218 USD/credit 36540 USD/year
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About

The MFA in Animation and Visual Effects program at Academy of Art University focuses on developing skills in any one of the many areas of expertise within the animation and visual effects industry.

Overview

The Animation and Visual Effects program from Academy of Art University educates students in all aspects of animation and visual effects, from ideation to post production. 

Communication, collaboration, and time management skills are emphasized throughout the program to ensure graduates are acclimated to the intense professional culture that awaits them.

Learning Outcomes 

Graduate students will meet the following student performance criteria:

  • Present an original thesis concept worthy of the MFA degree
  • Demonstrate the feasibility of the thesis project
  • Produce a professional-standard project, with topical content for the industry, showcasing technical and artistic ability

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Gesture & Quick Sketch for Animators
  • 3D Modeling & Animation (Maya)
  • Traditional Animation
  • History & Techniques of Character Animation
  • Storyboarding for Thesis
  • 3D Character Animation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

90 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form or online application.
  • $50 application fee.
  • Official transcripts from your undergraduate college or university showing completion of an undergraduate degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1276 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    36540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1218 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for San Francisco

2206 - 4119 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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