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About

 Animation at University of South Wales masters produces highly skilled artists who are able to make a significant impact and contribution in today’s evolving industry, developing new ideas for commercial platforms on the international stage.

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Overview

Taught by our BAFTA award-winning staff and visiting industry professionals, MA Animation graduates will be in a position to apply for influential creative positions in the film, television, advertising, games, visual novels and mobile app fields.

Students have gone on to work for multi-award-winning studios, including A Productions, Aardman Animations and DNEG.

Teaching

The MA Animation at University of South Wales  is taught in a professional and friendly creative environment. All staff are industry trained and active in research and/or consultancy.

You will have studio and workshop tutorials that are supported by lectures, seminars, integrated case study analysis, discussion groups and multimedia presentations. 

Careers

USW's Animation masters produces flexible, highly skilled animators who can make a significant contribution to the field. Our graduates have successfully gained work at multi award-winning and internationally recognised studios, including A Productions Ltd, Aardman Animations Ltd, ArthurCox, Bermuda Shorts, Beryl Productions International Ltd, Blitz Games, Disney Interactive, Double Negative, MTV, Nexus Productions, Rushes and Tinnopolis.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Animation Pre-Production
  • Animation Professional Practice
  • Animation Production
  • Animation Final Production
  • Animation Production Review

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good Honours degree in a relevant discipline or appropriate professional qualification; or an HND/HNC and relevant experience; or equivalent international qualifications. Those without such qualifications will be considered on an individual basis, where prior experience will be taken into account. 
  • All applicants will be invited to a portfolio-based interview, which should include a showreel of recent work. During the interview, applicants will be expected to outline and discuss the project proposal for the Independent Study module and/or major project.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Part-time UK:  £1000 per 20 credits

Living costs for Cardiff

628 - 1066 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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