University of South Wales - Graduate Programs

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MA Animation

University of South Wales - Graduate Programs

Field of Study:Animation, Interactive Tech., Video Graphics and Special Effects
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $22,433

This estimate, which only represents the full-time tuition, is a conversion from pound sterling to Canadian dollars. Cost in pounds: £14500.

Careers:Video Game Level DesignerVideo Game Designers


MA Animation USW's MA Animation course produces highly skilled artists able to make a significant impact and contribution in today’s evolving industry, developing new ideas for commercial platforms on the international stage. Taught by our BAFTA award-winning staff and visiting industry professionals, graduates will be able to apply for a range of influential creative positions in the film, television, advertising, games, visual novels, and mobile app fields. Graduates have gone on to work for multi-award-winning studios, including Aardman Animations, A Productions, DNEG, Framestore, Industrial Light and Magic, Passion Pictures, DreamWorks Animation and Sony Pictures Imageworks. Graduates have produced award-winning work, receiving prizes and nominations at animation festivals worldwide.

In a world of new challenges, the MA Animation course has adapted to reflect the world we now face. Taught in a blended method approach, the course has been designed for people wishing to continue learning through the educational experiences of a rapidly changing landscape. USW is committed to providing a fantastic student experience and a wealth of support in developing individual voices and the ability to work as team members in an exciting and rewarding industry. Current work can be seen on our Vimeo and YouTube channels. You can also follow USW Animation on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


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    A good Honours degree in a relevant discipline or appropriate professional qualification; or an HND/HNC and relevant experience; or equivalent international qualifications. Those without such qualifications will be considered on an individual basis, where prior experience will be taken into account. All applicants will be invited to a portfolio-based interview, which should include a showreel of recent work. During the interview, applicants will be expected to outline and discuss the project proposal for the Independent Study module and/or major project.

    We also welcome international applications with equivalent qualifications. Please visit the country specific pages on our international website for exact details.
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    * 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.

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