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Animation

At Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, we echo animation industry practice as closely as possible. You will work to briefs, learning about professional production practices within a variety of specialisms.

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Key Facts

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Degree

(BDes (Hons)) Animation

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Degree Duration

4 Years :

1 Year Pathway + 3 Years Degree

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Pathways Available

International Year Zero

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

As students progress they will specialise in one part of animation production, such as 3D modelling and texturing, rigging, lighting and compositing, 2D layout and backgrounds, and 2D or 3D effects animation. Industry speakers and mentors will help you to develop your ideas. Students will work in teams, bringing their specialist skills together to create short films that showcase their abilities, as well as individual showreels that demonstrate their highly employable skills.

Our art facilities include:

– animation studios
– labs with 3D software such as Maya and ZBrush
– labs with software such as TV Paint, Photoshop, and After Effects
– green screen studio
– drama studio

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Important
  • This course is taught by the Dundee Duncan of Jordanstone College Art & Design

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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University of Dundee

Ranked in The Guardian's Top 20 UK Universities in 2021, the University of Dundee prides itself on three things: Impactful research, an excellent student experience and a community campus in the city.

Situated beside the majestic River Tay, Dundee is Scotland’s sunniest city. It also has the highest student ratios per head of population anywhere in the UK so there is an exciting and diverse range of nightlife, leisure activities and culture.