Study a subject where you can create, explore and play. With new technologies changing how we make, understand and experience animation, there's never been a better time to begin. BA (Hons) Animation gives you the chance to test boundaries and look at animation in many forms and in many ways. In a rapidly changing media environment, new technologies are changing how animation is created, experienced and understood. It is a discipline that has widely diversified and is now found everywhere. Animation is creative, exploratory and playful. Students of BA (Hons) Animation will become versatile and innovative and they will understand how traditional skills underpin new digital technologies and platforms; and where and how those skills can be applied and exploited. They will also learn how to negotiate different ways of working, to collaborate, and test ideas.
The BA (Hons) Animation degree will prepare you for progression into jobs in animation or related time-based media production (usually in a freelance capacity). You can expect to enter a variety of production areas that use animation such as various assistant roles in animation, production, direction, design and characterisation. Your portfolio will provide you with the opportunity to demonstrate the relevant skills and knowledge required for employment in these fields. Additionally some students may choose to progress to further study at postgraduate level. Student Jobs and Careers at UAL We know what it takes to be successful in your chosen field. Your tutors are professionals in their own right and understand what you need to help you establish your career. Student Enterprise and Employability (SEE) are dedicated to helping you build up work-relevant skills, knowledge, experience and networks throughout your time here. You will also benefit from our many relationships with industry, which give our students exclusive opportunities and access to networks and funding.