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Full time August MA 2 years full time
Creative Arts & Design (9)

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The Animation MA programme at the Estonian Academy of Arts (EKA) is designed to nurture talented individuals who aspire to become creators of animated films. This internationally recognized programme offers a perfect blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills to equip students for success in the dynamic field of animation. With a focus on individuality and experimentation, students have the freedom to explore various animation techniques, from traditional 2D and stop motion to cutting-edge CGI. Taught by experienced industry professionals, the curriculum includes classes on storyboarding, film history, and animation techniques. EKA's low student-to-professor ratio ensures personalized instruction and a supportive learning environment. Upon graduation, students are well-prepared to pursue careers as film creators, professionals in creative industries, or even continue their studies at a doctoral level. The state-of-the-art facilities and innovative environment at EKA provide the perfect backdrop for students to unleash their creativity and thrive in the world of animation.

About the course

Animation MA programme online info session on January 19 at 3pm EET (local Estonian time). More information HERE. Register HERE.

The main goal of the international Animation MA programme in Estonian Academy of Arts (EKA) is to successfully educate creators of animated films, providing them with theoretical knowledge and practical skills. The further aim is to contribute to the global development of animation as an art form.

Animation is a thriving medium and developing at a greater pace than ever before. It has become part of mass culture, as well as one of its principal forms. Animation can be seen in digital screen graphics, computer games, music videos, films, etc.

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Entry Requirements

We are looking for motivated creative students who have some prior experience in animation or a related area and who want to further develop their individual approach to filmmaking.

Admission requirements:
Bachelor’s degree (or other relevant qualification that gives access to Master’s studies)
Language skills certificate (TOEFL ITP 543, TOEFL iBT 72, IELTS 5.5, see the full list of tests accepted here:
Letter of motivation
Essay of your Master’s thesis project or vision
Admission interview


2800 euros per year (for citizens of EU, UK, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein; Turkey, Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova and Switzerland); 3600 euros per year (for citizens of non EU countries)

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