De Montfort University Animation

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De Montfort University Animation

Animation BA (Hons)

Animation is a challenging and exciting course offering real-world production experience and professional practice as you develop your skills in 3D character animation, 2D animation, drawing, concept art, compositing and VFX.

Entry requirements

Reasons to study Animation at De Montfort University:

      • Join one of the top 10 most popular universities in the UK for home and EU students, as rated by UCAS
        Find out why our students say #IchoseDMU
      • Incredible graduate success
        a recent graduate was part of a team who won an Oscar for the sci-fi movie Ex-Machina. Other graduates have also worked on blockbuster films including; Star Trek Beyond, Wonder Woman, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Pete’s Dragon, Inferno, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
      • More than 86% graduate employability*
        in work or further study within six months of graduating and 94% said the course improved their communication skills in the National Student Survey 2016
      • Placement opportunities
      • enhance your practical and professional skills, with recent placements undertaken at RJDM Studios and CITV
      • Academic expertise
        practical sessions are conducted by an Auto-desk certified Maya professional, and you will benefit from regular industry guest lectures
      • Industry-standard facilities
        including animation, recording and sound studios, a dedicated suite of Cintiq graphics tablets, editing suites and green/blue screen studios
      • Enjoy an international experience with #DMUglobal
        #DMUglobal offers students a diverse range of opportunities, including  academic and student-led trips, internships, volunteering and summer schools to over 50 destinations such as China, Canada, USA, Japan, South Africa, Russia, Italy and Germany.

*The latest Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey, 2014/15

Faculty Degree Show 2016

Work from students studying Animation, Game Art Design, Graphic Design and Illustration, Graphic Design and Media Production.