Animation & Gaming
#1 School in the UK for Animation & Gaming, as awarded by The Rookies (2017), at the CG Awards!
The University of Hertfordshire's innovative Animation programme is recognised globally as one of the best, boasting students who exhibit extraordinary talent, supported by a first-class lecturing team with years of professional experience.
Students have access to industry-standard facilities including the new Motion Capture studio. The University's investment in technology allows students to keep up-to-date with the techniques, skills and knowledge required in the industry.
Animation & Gaming
For these courses, you will be required to show evidence of previous work through a portfolio.
NOTE: Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, examinations may be replaced by an alternative form of assessment during the academic year 2021/2022. Please contact College Services for further information.
To be considered for entry onto one of our art and design pathways, you may need to submit a portfolio. For advice on how to build your portfolio you can click on the following link, where our academics explain what they are looking for: https://vimeo.com/album/4284984
*For Students enrolling on the above courses from September 2021 there is a £30 one off fee to cover the costs of Art Supplies associated with the course.
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Two semesters: £13,500
Stage 1: Two semesters
Stage 2: Two semesters
For two semesters
Stage 1: September and January
Stage 2: September
Stage 1: University Foundation
- Interactive Learning Skills and Communication(ILSC)
- Practical Study Skills for Art, Design, Film, Media and Music
- Introduction to Media Technology
- Business Studies
- Introduction to Mass Communications
- Specialist Projects
Progression rule to Stage 2
Minimum 50% pass mark in all modules with minimum 85% attendance required across all modules.
Stage 2: First Year Degree in Creative Arts
HIC provide subject specialist skill progression classes during integrated first year degree.
More information about the University’s degree modules can be found on their website: https://www.herts.ac.uk/study/schools-of-study/creative-arts
Progression rule to Stage 3
Minimum 40% pass mark all modules with minimum 85% attendance required.
Students need to pass all modules to progress. All students study a collection of modules, totalling 120 credits.
Employment & career options
Employment opportunities include computer animation companies, work with games, TV and film special effects companies. Our graduates work and freelance with some of the world's best-known production and post production houses.