Kingston University: Computer Animation (MA)

InstitutionKingston University View institution profile
Department Computing and Information Systems
Telephone 0844 855 2177
Study type Taught


This course will enable students with some experience of 3D computer graphics to develop and enhance their abilities in the skills required by the computer animation and visual effects industries. It is one of a suite of digital media courses that enable you to study professional digital media practice in a studio environment and work as part of an interdisciplinary team with students from across the full programme. Through a student-centred project-based curriculum, you work to develop specialist skills such as character animation, character rigging, effects animation, modelling, texturing and lighting.

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Qualification MA
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

A good BA(Hons) or BSc(Hons) degree or equivalent qualification in animation or a related subject which includes significant 3D computer graphic content, such as moving image, illustration, 3D design, computer-related design or architecture. All applicants must be able to demonstrate, either through qualifications, work experience or portfolio of works, a solid understanding of digital media. Applicants will normally be expected to have a show reel/portfolio of work which demonstrates the necessary aptitude, potential and skills required for entry to this course. IELTS of 6.5 overall with 6.0 in Writing and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.


Development of a portfolio of computer graphic work (including 3D assets, textures and animations), presentations, essays.


Modules: Creation and animation; perfecting the look; digital studio practice; media specialist practice; media specialist practice; digital media final project.

Location Knights Park
Grange Road
Kingston upon Thames


EU 6400 GBP for Year 1
England 6400 GBP for Year 1
Northern Ireland 6400 GBP for Year 1
Scotland 6400 GBP for Year 1
Wales 6400 GBP for Year 1
International 13300 GBP for Year 1

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