|Location||United Kingdom, East Park Terrace, Southampton|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||£11,000.00 per year|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each band)
At least 1 reference(s) should be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
A relevant portfolio is required.
Overseas and EU applicants will be requested to send in an electonic Portfolio-CD
- Interview is a part of admission process
The BA (Hons) Animation at Southampton Solent University is
a cutting-edge course taught by award-winning staff with a reputation
for high standards within the industry.
You will have the chance to excel in different areas of animation,
from drawn pieces to puppet or high end CGI. You will use
industry-standard studio facilities, equipped with the latest digital
applications, to put together professional creative portfolios.
You will learn and experiment with different techniques, including
squash and stretch, moving holds and timing. Your creative progression
will be monitored through a blend of studio projects and workshops, as
well as group and individual case studies and assignments.
Our philosophy toward creating the best animators is based on our
rigorous training in the classical animation techniques at Level 1
followed by our robust industry pipeline training at Level 2.
Underpinned by sound animation principles, you will explore themes
like scriptwriting and acting for animation, sounds and dialogue, and
storyboarding. In the final year you will make your own film, which
will be publicly screened at Southampton’s Harbour Lights
Graduates understand the process of animation, including
storyboarding, scriptwriting and sound production in addition to
producing the finished images. They can use professional studio
techniques and have skills in various areas of animation, such as
drawn, model and digital.
Opportunities in animation include character design and animation,
as well as development and pre- and post-production work. The majority
of employers are in the television, film and games industries, and
relevant experience and personal contacts are helpful.
Career paths include:
- character designers in 2D or 3D model making
- digital compositors for film, TV and the games industry
- arts administration