Entry requirements

A good Honours degree in a relevant discipline or appropriate professional qualification; or an HND/HNC and relevant experience; or equivalent international qualifications. Those without such qualifications will be considered on an individual basis, where prior experience will be taken into account. All applicants will be invited to a portfolio-based interview, which should include a showreel of recent work. During the interview, applicants will be expected to outline and discuss the project proposal for the Independent Study module and/or major project.

Months of entry

September

Course content

USW's Animation masters produces highly skilled artists who are able to make a significant impact and contribution in today’s evolving industry, developing new ideas for commercial platforms on the international stage.

Taught by our BAFTA award-winning staff and visiting industry professionals, MA Animation graduates will be in a position to apply for influential creative positions in the film, television, advertising, games, visual novels and mobile app fields.

Students have gone on to work for multi-award-winning studios, including A Productions, Aardman Animations and DNEG.

Information for international students

We also welcome international applications with equivalent qualifications. Please visit the country specific pages on our international website for exact details.

The course requires an English level of IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each componenty or equivalent. International applicants will need to provide a digital portfolio. You may choose a relevant site where we can access your film/video and other artworks. These can be personal websites, video channels or artwork sites or you may have a presence on part or all of these. Please indicate the linke clearly within your application.

Fees and funding

UK students
9000
International students
14100

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries and Admissions
Email
enquiries@southwales.ac.uk
Phone
03455 76 77 78