Taught course


University for the Creative Arts · Animation

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree (normally 2:1 or above) or equivalent qualification in your chosen subject or a related discipline, and/or; relevant work experience, demonstrating your ability to study at postgraduate level. A portfolio of work is also required. If your first language is not English a certificate is required as evidence that you have an average IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent. Consideration will be given to applicants who present a degree with a lower classification, but can make a strong case for admission in relation to a particular project.

Months of entry


Course content

The MA course in Animation at UCA Farnham has strong interdisciplinary approach to the animated form in traditional 2D and 3D stop motion animation.

The masters course in animation encourages the use of digital and new media practices including CGI, Flash, visual FX (after-effects) and experimental approaches to moving image.

You develop your animation project using narrative/non-narrative practices and/or animated documentaries grounded in visual and animation theory.

Key study topics include:

  • Develop new skills
  • Research, communication and presentation methods
  • Develop proposed line of research
  • Develop your project, extending your initial ideas
  • Work experience
  • Exposition of central ideas and concepts developed throughout the course
  • Resolve project as practice-based work or produce a dissertation or a combination of both.

For further information see: http://webdocs.ucreative.ac.uk/MA_factsheet_Animation-1396274520002.pdf

Visit the MA Animation page on the University for the Creative Arts web site for more details!

Information for international students

International Students should contact the International team on: +44 (0)1252 892838 for further information and advice. Alternatively email us at: international@ucreative.ac.uk

Fees and funding

There are a limited number of bursaries available.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

01252 892 883