Taught course

Animation

Institution
Northumbria University · Faculty of Arts, Design and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

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?

MA Animation at Northumbria is designed to meet the needs of the animation industry, enabling you to gain high-level technical skills while encouraging you to experiment and think creatively.

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.

Information for international students

International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent).

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Office
Email
ar.admissions@northumbria.ac.uk
Phone
0191 227 4444