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What will I learn?

The Animation and VFX course is perfect for students who want to establish a professional animation and visual effects career in the film, television, online entertainment or gaming industry. Enjoy the flexibility of studying online or on-campus, while being mentored by industry experts from CG Spectrum (an Australian College of the Arts collaboration) and learn the skills they've obtained working at studios such as Disney, ILM, Dreamworks, Weta Digital, Method, Blizzard and Rockstar. You will undertake fundamental units such as 3D art and computer graphics, modelling and animation skills, film production, game design theory, and business entrepreneurship.

The Bachelor of Animation & VFX will provide students with the skills to establish a professional animation and visual effects career in the film, television, online entertainment or gaming industry.

The Bachelor degree can be completed in six trimesters (2 years) of full-time study or part-time (4 years) of online study.

Throughout the degree, you will:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of digital animation and visual effects;
  • Create a range of industry-ready modelling, animation and visual effects examples for your portfolio;
  • Complete projects, from the conceptual stage to completion, to a professional level;
  • Learn practical skills in software applications such as Nuke, Maya and Side Effects Houdini;
  • Learn from industry experts and collaborate with students from other creative courses;
  • The degree allows students to choose an area of specialisation to prepare them to help them stand out and be studio-ready.
  • Study on-campus, online, or blended, with access to all of Collarts’ campus facilities

The Bachelor and Diploma of Animation and VFX are delivered in collaboration with CG Spectrum and is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Which department am I in?

School of Design

CRICOS

0101949

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$35,694.00 (19,42,002) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

Collarts (Australian College of the Arts)

Wellington Street Campus,

208 Wellington Street,

COLLINGWOOD,

Victoria,

3066, MELBOURNE, Australia

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$35,694.00 (19,42,002) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

George Street Campus

2/156 George Street,

FITZROY,

Victoria,

3065, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicant must be at least 18 years of age at the time of commencement of study and completion of an Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or overseas equivalent. English Language Requirements: Meet the minimum English proficiency requirements evidenced by achieving an IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 6.0) or equivalent.

For international students

→ Must be at least 18 years old at course commencement

→ Successful completion of a senior secondary school certificate equivalent to Australian year 12

English Language Proficiency

An international student whose first language is not English should be able to speak and write English to a level sufficient to cope with the requirements of tertiary study. To be accepted to a course of study at Collarts, an international applicant must provide evidence of English Language Proficiency at one of the following minimum levels (or equivalent) with no individual band below 6.0:

• IELTS Band Score 6.0

• Cambridge CAE Score: 169

• Pearson Academic Score between 51-58

• TOEFL iBT Score between 60-78

Pathways options

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About Collarts (Australian College of the Arts)

Collarts offers a range of bachelor’s degrees in the design and entertainment areas.

  • Based in One of world’s most livable cities, Melbourne
  • Students are taught by award-winning leaders
  • New state-of-the-art facilities
  • Industry placements opportunities for all students