3D Animation

Seneca College

Master On Campus
8 months
25260 CAD/year
10469 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The 3D Animation program of Seneca College will allow you to study 3D computer-based modelling and animation using high-end computer workstations, software and tools.


In the 3D Animation program of Seneca College you will learn the principles of animation to develop and master your knowledge of lighting, texturing and rendering, and fundamental elements of 3D animation. 


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Animation
  • Modeling
  • Rigging
  • Lighting
  • Rendering
  • Compositing

Additionally, you will learn project development skills and storyboard drawing techniques necessary to succeed in the field of 3D animation.

Your Career

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Digital animator
  • Modeler
  • Character rigger
  • 3D painting/texturing and lighting specialist

You may pursue careers in film, television, gaming, forensic, animation, interior design and industrial design.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Acting for Animators
  • Animation Principles
  • Modeling 1 - Concepts
  • Animation Tools
  • Basic Rigging
  • Lighting, Texturing and Rendering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 8 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Ontario university or college degree, or college diploma, or equivalent in fine art, 2D/3D animation, photography, film/video, architecture, or graphic design.
  • Applicants with an equivalent combination of partial postsecondary and/or three to five years related work experience may be considered for admissions. A relevant resumé and references must be provided. 
  • Art portfolio
  • English proficiency for Graduate Certificate 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25260 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25260 CAD per year and a duration of 8 months.
  • National

    10469 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10469 CAD per year and a duration of 8 months.


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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3D Animation
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