Kingston University

Kingston University

Computer Animation

This course and other digital media ones are twinned across the arts and sciences to prepare students for employment in the digital media industry where teams of specialists work together to develop and author innovative digital media projects. In the introductory part of the course, common across the range of digital media courses, students develop a specialised practice of their own whilst participating in digital media team production processes such as iterative design and agile development, along with project management skills.

Entry requirements

A BA (Hons) degree or equivalent qualification in a related subject such as moving image, graphic communication or computer-related design; 5 years' relevant work experience taken in lieu of a degree; portfolio; international students must have an IELTS score of 6.5 (with 6.5 in reading/writing elements) or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules: Digital interdisciplinary practice; digital content production processes; fundamentals of computer-generated imagery (CGI); applications of CGI; digital modelling and texturing; character rigging. Option modules: craft project; live project; research methods; high-level games programming; programming low-level architecture.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based essays, presentations, research projects, dissertation, software implementation are all methods of assessment.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,900 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,950 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 6,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE South East
Knights Park Kingston upon Thames KT1 2QJ South East

Key information

Applicant Services
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0844 855 2177