Taught course

3D Animation

Bucks New University · School of Arts and Media

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to hold a minimum of 2:2 degree classification from an animation degree programme, or a closely related discipline. We will also accept applications from industry professionals who can demonstrate sufficient insight and skills appropriate for study at postgraduate level. There may be opportunities for applicants to receive Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning. All students will need to submit an online portfolio of work to support their application. All prospective students will be interviewed (either face to face or online) to ascertain suitability for this programme.

Months of entry

September, April

Course content

On our ground-breaking MA in 3D Animation online course you will benefit from impressive professional lecturer expertise and a strong industry network, helping you to build a successful career in the animation industry

Developed in consultation with the industry and closely informed by recently published 'Skill Set' Animation guidelines, our fully online animation MA is a unique blend of practical and academic content that can be undertaken anywhere in the world.

You will be trained as a skilled professional 3D animator with unique opportunities to explore theoretical perspectives that can help to shape and improve your portfolio of animation work.

This unique master's in 3D animation is designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of animators and digital artists working, or looking to work, in the animation and visual effects sector.

You will gain a broad range of complementary digital skills, as well as a deeper understanding of your subject area, helping to boost your career prospects in this growing industry.

Our dedicated and supportive course team have extensive industry track records, as well as ongoing involvement in a range of project and consultancy activity, which helps ensure you gain the skills and knowledge required by the animation and visual effects industries.

Whether you are a professional animator looking to boost your skills and knowledge, a recent undergraduate from a related discipline looking to take your studies further, or a 'digital artist' seeking to broaden your portfolio of creative digital skills, this course is for you.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
18 months

Course contact details

Recruitment & Admissions
0330 123 2023