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Animation 3D

Mohawk College

Faculty:School of Media & Entertainment
Field of Study:Animation, Interactive Tech., Video Graphics and Special Effects
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,338
International: $18,365

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program. Compulsory ancillary fees are included.

Careers:AnimatorsVideo Game Level DesignerVideo Game Designers


Experience the full animation process of character performance stories with a focus on creating finished animation productions. Animation 3D is a three-year Ontario College Advanced Diploma program offered at Mohawk's Fennell campus in Hamilton, Ontario. The program of study is broken down in two stages of skill sets: Preproduction - Writing skills to develop character and story structure, figure drawing to develop strong drawing skills. Traditional drawing skills used for visual design of environments, characters, storyboards/ animatics; AND Production - Involving laptop computer skills for digital construction, rigging and animating characters. Construction of props and environments with texture and lighting completes the scene. Camera, rendering and editing techniques create a finished production.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
OSSD or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) including:Grade 12 English, C or U or equivalent. Students are required to purchase a specified laptop computer with software and art supply materials for use in the program. Accepted applicants will be notified of details regarding hardware and software purchases to include a digital drawing tablet.
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79-80]
Application Notes : All classes in Mohawk College are provided in English. Students whose first language is not English are expected to prove their proficiency with one of the following: successful completion of GAS-EAP (478) Program Level 8 with 70%; TOEFL minimum score of 550 (79-80 Internet based); IELTS minimum score of 6.0 overall with no band less than 5.5; or an Ontario Secondary School Diploma & English Credit (Grade 12 U, M or C) issued from a public school board. For more information on English Language Requirements, please visit:
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Preference will be given to applicants that submit a portfolio.

    * 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 March 09, 2023