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MA Animation and Digital Effects

Course Description

On this course you will experience a broad range of skills and techniques relating to a range of different areas within the animation and digital effects industries before choosing a specific area to specialise in. You then develop your skills and knowledge in that chosen area to become a multi-talented animation and digital effects artist.

You are supported in the production of creatively driven work to a professional standard and encouraged to challenge boundaries and think in original ways. You develop intellectual and critical approaches to creative tasks and production processes in animation and digital effects. The course provides an environment where you are enabled to work flexibly and independently within the diverse media industries.

We have up-to-date industry standard animation and digital compositing software and facilities allowing you to build your professional skill set throughout the course. You develop practical and conceptual skills in animation production through real world scenarios. You make and complete animations and digital effects to a high professional standard and develop a portfolio of work that showcases your skills to future employers.

For more information, see the website: https://www.shu.ac.uk/study-here/find-a-course/ma-animation-and-digital-effects

Course structure

Full time – 13 months. Part time – 2-3 years. Starts September.

Postgraduate Certificate modules
-3D fundamentals
-Acquisition and digital effects 1
-Observational drawing
-Character animation

Postgraduate Diploma core modules
-Advanced animation techniques
-Acquisition and digital effects 2
-Communicating research
Postgraduate Diploma electives (choose from either)
-Concept art
-Asset creation

Masters modules
-Masters animation project

Assessment: coursework; dissertation.

Other admission requirements

Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English. If your English language skill is currently below an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English level.

Visit the MA Animation and Digital Effects page on the Sheffield Hallam University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Typically you need a second class honours degree or above in a: traditional art; digital art; digital media; games design; multimedia or a related subject. We expect you to be artistic and motivated to produce high quality animations and digital artwork. You must also demonstrate that you have an appropriate level of skill in art or animation by presenting previous work, show-reels or portfolios. See course description for further admission details.

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