Foundation Degree Animation

Bring your creations to life with this exciting Foundation Degree. You will study both traditional and digital methods to produce animation for film, TV, computer games, screen media and interactive applications - catapulting your creative career to success.


Master the illusion of movement with this animation programme. You will study at the impressive Quarry Hill campus, where cutting-edge computer suites and fantastic facilities really allow you to unleash your creativity.

You will explore 2D and 3D animation and modelling - developing concepts into tangible wire-frames, digital imagery, and character and prop models. You will also produce a professional portfolio to showcase your work. You will learn a range of animation skills and techniques including stop frame, motion capture, analogue and digital techniques and learn how to work in a professional animation studio. You will work on major projects and live briefs with employers to help you to develop industry standard working practices.

The course is focussed on developing your practical skills, so there will be plenty of opportunities for you to use industry-standard hardware and software to create your own film sequences. You will apply a range of animation techniques to different contexts such as video games, giving you an edge once you enter the industry.

This course is validated by Luminate Education Group

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£7,950 Full-time (per academic year)

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Quarry Hill and Mabgate campuses

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Start Date

18th September 2023

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2 years

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Course Code

UCAS Course Code: W615
Institution code: L21

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