Bournemouth University

Computer Animation (Three-Dimensional)

This course will help you acquire the skills needed to work in a number of areas where computer animation is applied, including films, animated features, computer games, television production, commercials, illustration, scientific visualisation, flight simulation, virtual environments, architectural visualisations and interactive media. You will learn the fundamentals of computer graphics. You will be provided with your own workstation (which is accessible 24/7) and will learn through a combination of mentoring, tutorials and lectures, making sure that you graduate with the practical hands-on skills that employers are looking for. Throughout the year industry practitioners deliver a variety of master classes relevant to the subject area. Group projects will give you the opportunity to collaborate with students from other Master�s courses, providing a realistic setting to discover what it is like working with other creative and technical people. You will be taught the best practice and techniques found in the industry and will receive accreditation from the National Centre for Computer Animation (NCCA).

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or above, or equivalent qualification. A portfolio of work and an interview will also be required.

Course modules

Modules include: Moving image practice and theory; group project; computer animation techniques; computer animation principles; computer animation principles and techniques; personal enquiry; masters project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 7,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 7,500 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Talbot Campus Poole BH12 5BB South West

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