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3D Computer Animation - MA

Course Description

This programme is designed to furnish graduates, and other entry-qualified students who wish to further their scholarship, animation experience, practical application and reinforce their professional attributes, with an experience which will further encourage and develop their creativity, expand their practical capabilities and sharpen their media awareness and critical faculties.

Key Features

Students will develop the ability to initiate and carry out ambitious projects, (both personally and in teams) be personally decisive in complex and unpredictable contexts, manage their own learning, employ scholarly reviews and original materials relevant to their discipline and show critical self-judgement.

They will also extend intellectual development abilities, such as reflective critical thinking and analytical approaches to creative design with an awareness of social, ethical and cultural implications. Above all, students will become much better animators.


-3D Animation (Part I)
-Production Methods (Part I)
-Production Management (Part I)
-Pre-Production (Part I)
-Post Production (Part I)
-Major Project (Part II)


The programme is assessed through course work and oral presentations/examinations in accordance with the awarding body's regulations. The course work is varied and the nature of assessment depends on the nature of the outcomes being assessed. Students receive, as part of the Student Handbook, details of the assessment scheme used to assess work. Specific assessment criteria is contained in individual assignment briefs which are given to each student at the start of each assignment/project.

Career Opportunities

So far the programme has an excellent track record in respect of students being employed by the animation industry. Since the first cohort of animation students completed in 2010, the following companies have employed SDM graduates:
-The Mill
-Tonto Films
-Tornado Films

Further Information

The 3D Computer Animation Industry demands a potential employee who has a professional attitude, who has a range of creative and practical attributes and who is self-motivated, team compatible and who will make up for their lack of experience by raw enthusiasm and willingness to constantly learn. This programme has been devised to produce such a person.

Visit the 3D Computer Animation - MA page on the University of Wales, Trinity Saint David website for more details!

Entry Requirements

A degree, or equivalent, in an appropriate discipline. The nature of the programme is such that candidates from a wide variety of backgrounds will be considered. For graduates of non-UK universities, sufficient command of spoken and written English to meet the demands of the programme (eg IELTS 6.5 or equivalent).

Last Updated

15 June 2017

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