Kingston University: Computer Animation (MA)

InstitutionKingston University View institution profile
Department Computing and Information Systems
Web http://www.kingston.ac.uk/postgraduate
Email admissionsops@kingston.ac.uk
Telephone 0844 855 2177
Study type Taught

Summary

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.

Assessment

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

Modules

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
KT1 2QJ

Fees

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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Overview
A vibrant, modern and supportive University based across four campuses, Kingston offers a wide range of postgraduate taught and research degrees. We offer people from all backgrounds and countries (140 at the last count) the opportunity to make a difference – not only to their own lives, but also to the world around them.

You’ll earn a postgraduate degree with a difference via five specialist faculties and 118 years of teaching excellence.  We will help you to achieve your career goals by putting your academic knowledge into practice, gaining the problem-solving skills and flexibility you need to ...

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