This cutting-edge course is delivered within the NCCA (National Centre for Computer Animation), which is one of the most established and highly regarded centres for animation in the country. NCCA
This course places an emphasis on the creative side of computer animation, combining traditional art disciplines like life drawing and cinematography with more technically focused disciplines to produce computer animation using industry-standard tools and software.
It aims to produce graduates who are going to shape the computer animation, visual effects and computer games industries. As a graduate from this degree, you’ll have a well-rounded knowledge of the design and aesthetic principles required in computer animation production.
Ultimately the course will help you to acquire the skills to fulfil roles such as computer graphics and animation artistic director (AD), visual effects artist, and visual effects supervisor, in the fields of the computer animation, visual effects and computer games industries.
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Next start date:
September 2019, September 2020
Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus
3 years (or 4 years with a-30 week placement) full-time
For September 2019 entry: Art, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Photography or Art & Design. For September 2020 entry: An Art or Design subject.
For September 2019 and September 2020 entry: 112-128 tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent including 32 points in one required subject. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM in one required subject. For more information check out our full entry requirements.
International entry requirements:
For September 2019 entry: If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent. For more information, check out our international entry requirements.
For September 2020 entry: If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent. For more information, check out our international entry requirements.