Seneca Polytechnic

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Seneca Polytechnic

Degree:Diploma; Advanced
Field of Study:Animation, Interactive Tech., Video Graphics and Special Effects
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,119
International: $21,101
Careers:AnimatorsVideo Game Level DesignerVideo Game Designers


In this innovative three-year advanced diploma program, you will immerse yourself in a creative environment to attain skills and knowledge in both traditional and digital animation. As you learn to draw storyboards, design scenes and animate characters, you will practice applying theories of motion, timing, storytelling and digital technology to produce high-quality animations and designs.

Our hands-on curriculum emphasizes the cross-disciplinary training necessary to succeed in today’s collaborative animation industry — a cutting-edge approach we call the Seneca Animation Model. Among the first of its kind, this ground-breaking structure focuses on developing your potential through intertwining specialization streams. You will graduate with well-rounded experience, making you a sought-after candidate in the industry in a time of exciting change.

In your first year, you will develop the foundational skills necessary to succeed in a variety of animation disciplines. This includes key abilities such as animation, design, film language, life drawing and structural drawing for animation.


Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Portfolio
- Attend an admission session and complete a drawing and writing assignment
- Submit a portfolio of work online – the portfolio should include:
- Two life drawings
- Two drawings of your own hand
- Two object drawings
- Two environment drawings
- Two drawings of your choice
- A written profile
- A resume with the focus on any professional or volunteer positions that demonstrate creative or artistic talents

- Details on where and when to attend the admission session, and how to submit your online work will be mailed shortly after you apply to the program.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on April 02, 2023