What will I learn?

If you want to work in the 2D or stop-motion animation industry, and have a passion for storytelling through animation, USW's Animation degree is for you. You’ll gain plenty of hands-on experience of traditional and digital animation techniques to complement your strong drawing skills and imagination. You’ll be encouraged to find ways to apply these skills throughout the entire animation process.There is a strong emphasis on teamwork and professional practice on this course, which will give you a realistic understanding of how the industry works and will enhance your employment prospects.This Animation degree is based at USW's Cardiff campus in the city centre, putting you at the heart of the capital of Wales. Well known as a city of culture and entertainment, the opportunities for creative industries in Cardiff are endless.

Which department am I in?

Media

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£12,600.00 (US$ 15,721) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

21 September 2020

Venue

Cardiff

University Of South Wales,

Adam Street,

Cardiff,

CF24 2FN, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants who have passed the High School Graduation Diploma with a grade lower than B can be considered for entry to our Foundation Years. Applicants who have passed the High School Graduation Diploma with a grade B average or above and have a SAT combined score of 1100 or above (550+ in each test) – Applicants who sat the SAT previous to 2016 will require a combined score of 1670+ can be considered for entry to the first year of the degree Applicants who have passed the High School Graduation Diploma with a grade B average or above and have an ACT (American College Test) score of 23 or above can be considered for entry to the first year of the degree Applicants who have passed the High School Graduation Diploma with a grade B average or above and have an Advanced Placement Tests with grade 3 and above in at least 3 relevant Group A, AP subjects can gain entry to the first year of the degree Applicants who have successfully completed a 2 year Associate Degree of Professional Diploma at an institution such as a community college can be considered for advanced entry to the 2nd year of a relevant degree programme. IELTS with an average overall score of 6.0 with at least 5.5 in each component for undergraduate study.

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About this uni

95% of graduates at the University of South Wales are found to be in work or study within six months of graduation.

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  • Over 500 courses available
  • Well-renowned for partnerships with major employers
  • Teaching staff at USW are leaders in their fields