What will I learn?

This course will develop a critical understanding of intellectual property and the evolution of animation into new forms of information delivery in today’s entertainment and communication industries. USW's Animation masters produces highly skilled artists who are 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, MA Animation graduates will be in a position to apply for influential creative positions in the film, television, advertising, games, visual novels and mobile app fields. USW's Animation masters produce flexible, highly skilled animators who can make a significant contribution to the field. Our graduates have successfully gained work at multi award-winning and internationally recognized studios, including A Productions Ltd, Aardman Animations Ltd, ArthurCox, Bermuda Shorts, Beryl Productions International Ltd, Blitz Games, Disney Interactive, Double Negative, MTV, Nexus Productions, Rushes and Tinnopolis.

Which department am I in?

University of South Wales

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£13,400.00 (US$ 16,841) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

September 2019

Venue

Cardiff (Atrium) Campus

University of South Wales,

Pontypridd,

Cardiff,

CF37 1DL, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants with the equivalent to a Second Class Lower degree will be considered for masters programme entry Applicants with a masters degree will be considered for masters programme entry MBA – For entry to MBA applicants should have one of the above and at least 2 years relevant work experience, preferably after graduation and student should be aged at least 23 IELTS with an average overall score of 6.0 for postgraduate study with at least a 5.5 in each component.

For international students

Students need to have an IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component or equivalent.

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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.

  • One of the biggest universities in the UK
  • Over 500 courses available
  • Well-renowned for partnerships with major employers
  • Teaching staff at USW are leaders in their fields