Want to focus on your animation and motion graphics skills that are in great demand within the film, television, computer games and new media industries?
You’ll study topics including animation criticism and aesthetics, animation production methods and undertake a major project, producing an animated short film, or an equivalent piece of original work to act as a calling card for your future career.
Working in a studio-based environment with the latest technology and industry standard software, you’ll engage with live and research-led briefs, preparing you for roles in the creative industries.
As a graduate you will be able to demonstrate advanced skills in contemporary animation and digital media that are in great demand within the creative industries.
This is an industry-focused Animation programme at Northumbria University, designed to prepare you for a career in the animation industry.
You’ll visit design and animation studios in North East England and London as well as attending industry talks and taking part in live design projects in collaboration with commercial partners.
You may also have the opportunity to attend the Pictoplasma Conference held annually in Berlin where you can see cutting-edge, contemporary character design and animation and carry out research ahead of your major project.
Another important engagement with industry is the Design & Art Direction New Blood Showcase, (D&AD), in London in July. This gives you the chance to showcase your work and network with design, animation and production studios.
Throughout your course you’ll develop social, communication, design and management skills that are desired by employers, including team working and production management.
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- Academic Language Skills in FADSS Level 7
- Animation Production Methods
- Animation Research & Development
- Major Project
- Experimental Animation
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesVisual Arts Graphic Design View 365 other Masters in Visual Arts in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- If you have studied a non UK qualification, you can see how your qualifications compare to the standard entry criteria, by selecting the country that you received the qualification in, from our country pages.
International15500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA7170 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7170 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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