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Animation & Gaming

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#1 School in the UK for Animation & Gaming, as awarded by The Rookies (2017), at the CG Awards! 

https://www.therookies.co/schools/best-animation-schools-world-2017/ 

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.

Stage 1:
University Foundation
Stage 2, 3 & 4:
Bachelor's Degree
Animation & Gaming

For these courses, you will be required to show evidence of previous work through a portfolio.

BA (Hons) 2D Animation and Character for Digital Media

BA (Hons) 3D Computer Animation and Modelling

BA (Hons) 3D Games Art & Design

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

 

Fees

Fee Type Stage 1: University Foundation Stage 2: First Year Degree Studies

International

Two semesters: £13,100

£13,900

EU

£9,250

£9,250

Location

Duration

Stage 1: Two semesters

Stage 2: Two semesters

Intakes

For two semesters

Stage 1: September and January

Stage 2: September

 

Stage 1: University Foundation

Modules

Two semesters
Semester one
  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication(ILSC)
  • Practical Study Skills for Art, Design, Film, Media and Music
  • Introduction to Media Technology
Semester two
  • 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

Modules

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.

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