Taught course


University of Hertfordshire · School of Creative Arts

Entry requirements

A degree in a relevant subject (2.2 minimum), plus a collection of work demonstrating recent engagement and creative activities in your intended study area is normally expected. Accreditation of professional experience may be possible for practitioners without a first degree.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The MA Animation degree allows you to develop your 2D, 3D or VFX Digital Animation skills and knowledge to a more advanced level.

Your will develop a personal portfolio in approach, style and vision that looks to the forefront of current practices.

The course allows you to extend your theoretical and contextual understanding of animation, its audiences and media culture.

You will become familiar with professional-level enquiry, research, creative invention, project planning and management practices.

The course is taught within a multi-disciplinary environment of discussion and exploration of ideas.

Information for international students

A minimum IELTS score of 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in any component (or equivalent) is required for those whose first language is not English.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)1707 284800