What will I learn?

The Master of Animation and Visualisation has been developed in partnership with the industry-leading digital animation studio Animal Logic and is offered through the UTS Animal Logic Academy. The course develops creative professional practice, conceptual skills and technical dexterity in animation and visualisation production. Under the guidance and mentorship of practitioners and leaders from the industry, learning is modelled on real-world production work structures in a custom-built digital production studio, engineered to the highest industry standards with tools and technologies that are leading the animation and visualisation industries into the future.

The course provides challenges and opportunities that encourage exploration and skills-building across the spectrum of roles in digital production, 3D animation, digital asset creation, visual effects and emerging visualisation disciplines. Collaborative work practices guide the development of strong competencies in critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork, and effective communication in a production environment. Graduates are able to work productively and effectively in a professional-style workplace.

Course structure

The course comprises a total of 72 credit points. Students undertake three studio subjects worth 24 credit points each.


Graduates are able to enter industry with advanced knowledge, skills and collaborative large-project experience. In addition, they gain creative project development and presentation experience, and can contribute to the development of technology projects and industry sectors. They gain experience that can be applied across a range of roles, from story development, pre-visualisation, modelling, rigging, asset creation, 3D animation, visual effects and digital pipeline production, to creating immersive visualisation experiences and across emerging technologies such as virtual reality, augmented reality and real-time production.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology



Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$55,800.00 (US$ 39,817) per year
The cost per credit point for 2022 is AUD $775.

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

Start date

January 2022


University of Technology Sydney - UTS

UTS Campus,

15 Broadway,


New South Wales,

2007, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 out of 4 and less than 10 per cent fail grades.

For international students

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a score of 6.5 in listening, speaking and reading, and a score of 6.0 in writing; or TOEFL: internet based: 79-93 overall with a speaking score of 20-22, a listening score of 20-23, a reading score of 19-23 and a writing score of 21; or AE5/AE6: Pass; or PTE (Academic): 58-64 overall; or CAE: 176-184 overall.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Technology Sydney - UTS

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