3D Animation MA

Master degree
18 months
Application deadlines: January
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: £22
Part-time, Distance & online learning
Intakes: September
International tuition: £8,000
Domestic tuition: £8,000

Program overview

BNU places a strong emphasis on character and creature animation in a digital environment. With a focus on cutting edge technical and creative skills, you'll learn how to develop original creative content. You'll also gain an awareness of current challenges facing the animation industry, with an opportunity to conduct your own research in this exciting and rapidly developing field.

By the end of the course, you'll be a skilled animator and have a deeper academic understanding of the industry. When you graduate, you'll have an impressive portfolio of work and we'll make sure that the skills you learn will impress future employers.

Study options

This program can be done
Completely online



  • PTE

Students with a minimum of 2:2 degree classification from an animation degree programme or from a related discipline. BNU also accepts applications on an individual basis and will consider industry professionals who have developed the right skills through work.

All students will need to submit an online portfolio of work to support their application. BNU also asks prospective students for an interview - either face-to-face, phone or online.

Career opportunities

Employers are looking for animators and digital artists to fill their ever-growing art teams. Your MA shows that you are not just an excellent practitioner, but also that you can engage in critical thinking at an advanced level and understand the theory behind the craft. The skills you learn on this programme are transferable to any kind of animation. Graduates have gone on to work in production houses, visual effects companies and some have even started their own companies.

Campus location

High Wycombe , United Kingdom

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