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About

The Animation course from University of South Wales produces highly skilled artists 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, graduates will be able to apply for a range of influential creative positions in the film, television, advertising, games, visual novels, and mobile app fields.

Graduates have gone on to work for multi-award-winning studios, including Aardman Animation s, A Productions, DNEG, Framestore, Industrial Light and Magic, Passion Pictures, DreamWorks Animation and Sony Pictures Imageworks. Graduates have produced award-winning work, receiving prizes and nominations at animation festivals worldwide.

In a world of new challenges, the Animation course from University of South Wales has adapted to reflect the world we now face. Taught in a blended method approach, the course has been designed for people wishing to continue learning through the educational experiences of a rapidly changing landscape. USW is committed to providing a fantastic student experience and a wealth of support in developing individual voices and the ability to work as team members in an exciting and rewarding industry.

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 include:

  • Animation Exploration
  • Professional Practice: Animation
  • Animation Application
  • Animation Specialisation
  • Major Project: Animation
  • Animation Review

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Part-time UK:  £1030 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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