At Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, we echo animation industry practice as closely as possible. You will work to briefs, learning about professional production practices within a variety of specialisms.
Our course is constantly developing to reflect an ever-changing industry, requiring graduates with new skills in new processes and software all the time. With graduate credits in Game of Thrones, Spider-Man: Far From Home, and the Disney Channel, our course is recognised for graduates who have the skills employers need.
Each student has their own workspace in our vibrant, friendly, industrious studios.
- principles of character animation (2D and 3D)
- narrative structure and storyboarding
- character development and design
- concept and production design
- life drawing
- production scheduling
As you progress you will specialise in one part of animation production, such as 3D modelling and texturing, rigging, lighting and compositing, 2D layout and backgrounds, and 2D or 3D effects animation. Industry speakers and mentors will help you to develop your ideas. You will work in teams, bringing your specialist skills together to create short films that showcase your abilities, as well as individual showreels that demonstrate your highly employable skills.
Our art facilities include:
- animation studios
- labs with 3D software such as Maya and ZBrush
- labs with software such as TV Paint, Photoshop, and After Effects
- green screen studio
- drama studio
Tuition fees for International students will increase by no more than 5% per year for the length of your course.
Tuition fees for Scottish students is €2,100 and for the Rest of UK is €10,700.
UK application deadline: January 31.
- Full Time
High School Diploma with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or minimum B average. Any essential subjects to be achieved with minimum GPA of 3.2 or B average in High School Diploma. AP/ACT/SAT scores can still be considered for entry and will be used on a case by case basis.
Recommended subject: a literate or art & design subject!
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- 3 years
- Full Time
- On Campus Learning