Masters | Postgraduate Course - 3D Animation (Distance Learning) MA Course Details within Bucks New University

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3D Animation (Distance Learning) MA

Study Details

MA 18 Months distance learning

Animation is everywhere. TV, in film, on your smart phone, on the web, and in games. The animation industry is growing from strength to strength, involving more and more media.

We give you all the vital skills and knowledge to succeed in the sector. This course includes both academic and practical elements giving you the edge you need to impress employers.

What will this course cover?

We place a strong emphasis on character and creature animation in a digital environment. With a focus on cutting edge technical and creative skills, you'll learn how to develop original creative content.

You will also gain an awareness of current challenges faced in the animation industry, with an opportunity to conduct your own research in this exciting and rapidly developing field.

Learn about 3D animation from anywhere in the world Our 3D animation MA is a one-of-a- kind course. It's delivered exclusively online, allowing you to fit in your studies around your personal and professional commitments. You can study at a pace and time that suits you, with no need to attend the University.

Module details

Year 1 Modules

  • Animation 1 - Locomotion and Mechanics
  • Animation 2 - Character Performance
  • Animation 3 - Animals & Creatures
  • Animation 4 - Final Project & Demo Reel
  • Research Techniques and Dissertation

Entry Requirements

We look for students with a minimum of 2:2 degree classification from an animation degree programme or from a related discipline. We also accept applications on an individual basis and will consider industry professionals who have developed the right skills through work.

All students will need to submit an online portfolio of work to support their application. We also ask prospective students for an interview - either face-to-face, phone or online.

Student Destinations

The UK has one of the largest hubs of animators in the world and is renowned for producing unforgettable work. Located near London, we're close to all the action and a short distance away from famous animation studios.

Employers are looking for animators and digital artists to fill their ever- growing art teams. Your MA shows you can engage in critical thinking at an advanced level and understand the theory behind the craft. The skills you learn on this programme are transferable to any kind of animation.

Our graduates have gone on to work in production houses, visual effects companies and some have even started their own companies.