Digital Animation BA (Hons)

The scope for digital animation has exploded in recent years, with the continuing development and popularity of 2D and 3D computer games, animated film, mobile apps, science visualisation, public art and virtual reality.

As 3D viewing and augmented reality technology continues to develop, animation professionals will need to be adaptable and resilient to emerging trends and changes in this fluid, futuristic landscape.

Digital Animation aims to prepare you for a professional career in animation, by exposing you to a range of contexts and skills that will equip you to work in a range of industries. By analysing the latest technologies and approaches to animation, you'll look to the future of film-making and moving image viewer consumption in a city that prides itself on being a creative technology and entrepreneurial hub.

BA (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time, Part-time Study Mode
3 years Duration
DA11,DA12,DA13 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

We accept a wide range of qualifications for entry to our undergraduate programmes. The main ones are listed below:

  • A Level - Grades CCC accepted, with a Grade C in Art, Design or a related subject preferred
  • BTEC Extended Diploma grades Merit, Merit, Merit (MMM) in a related subject in addition to other qualifications or evidence of experience in a related subject
  • International Baccalaureate - A minimum of 26 points will be required in addition to a HL subject at grade 6 and evidence of further relevant experience
  • Access to HE courses - Typical offers for applicants with Access to HE will be the Access to HE Diploma or Access to HE Certificate (60 credits, 45 of which must be Level 3, including 30 at merit or higher)
  • Diploma in Foundation Studies (Art and Design) - Merit Grade is preferred in combination with the qualifications listed above. Applicants will be considered without this.

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