3D Animation, Postgraduate Certificate | Online | Seneca College | Canada
8 months
25101 CAD/year
10079 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The 3D Animation program at Seneca College will allow you to study 3D computer-based modelling and animation using high-end computer workstations, software and tools.

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In the 3D Animation program at 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  - Concepts
  • Animation Tools
  • Basic Rigging
  • Lighting, Texturing and Rendering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 8 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Seneca offers admission to students up to the first day of classes. However, applications will not be accepted once a program becomes full. Therefore, it is recommended that you apply soon.


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

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

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  • International

    25101 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25101 CAD per year during 8 months.
  • National

    10079 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10079 CAD per year during 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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