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Months of entry
This Skillset accredited MA Animation course will help you develop storytelling and craft skills to allow you to gain entry level jobs in the animation industry.
Why study this course?
The course is based at Bower Ashton Campus, part of City Campus, where exceptional facilities and resources include state-of-the-art digital media, production and fabrication workshops offer a combination of traditional tools and the latest technology.
Based in Bristol, a global centre of excellence in animation, film and television production, it attracts students from around the world. Bristol is the place to study animation, home to Aardman Animations, Arthur Cox and other internationally renowned animation companies.
The course is taught via practical workshops, a rolling programme of guest lecturers and industry speakers and there are opportunities for work experience within the industry.
Animation students also get to work collaboratively with students on other postgraduate programmes, including MA Documentary and Features and MA Wildlife Filmmaking and with external organisations including the BBC, the BFI and composers from the Royal Academy of Music.
Engaged and industry-led teaching
Practitioners from Bristol's leading animation studios support both the development and delivery of this course, offering professional advice and guidance through workshops and master classes. You will also have the opportunity to be mentored one-to-one by industry professionals.
You will learn from the best in the business, gaining industry insight as well as work experience opportunities and the chance to attend networking events and screenings.
A strong focus on long term employability, ensures you graduate as a multi-skilled lifelong learner, with confidence, connections and a desire to further develop and enhance your practice.
See our MA Animation Flickr gallery for some examples of our student's work.
For up to date list of modules and course delivery please visit our website.
We hold a number of University-wide open evenings as well as a number of subject specific events throughout the year for anyone considering postgraduate and professional study. Visit http://www1.uwe.ac.uk/whatson/opendays/postgraduateopendays.aspx
Fees and funding
Please see our postgraduate funding pages for more information.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time15 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Further details of qualification
Course contact details
- UWE Admissions
- +44 (0) 117 328 3333