University of Westminster

Course Introduction

This exciting course will enable you to develop your imaginative and creative skills, and your knowledge and understanding of animation processes, techniques and critical theory. The emphasis on creative practice will hone your skills in drawing and design, along with the development and innovation of ideas expressed sequentially. These skills, together with the professional practice aspects of the course, will ensure that you have the confidence and expertise to succeed in the industry.

Course Modules

Alongside core subjects in your first year covering classic and experimental animation film development, and ‘bootcamps’ on animatics and pioneers, you will also choose from options focusing on production and collaboration, and transmedia practices. Your second year core subjects include adaption for animation, documentary development, and digital aesthetics and pathways. You can then choose two options from a wide range of subjects, including scriptwriting; media explorations; curating, distribution and dissemination; creative encounters; art/science collaboration; and production and collaboration. In your final year you will complete your graduation project, minor project and research presentation, as well as a final production/collaboration option and a free'choice module. Throughout the course there are opportunities for you to take part in external national and international competitions and film festivals.

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Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £12,750 Overseas Fees