Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Animation is an important part of filmmaking, TV production, and creative advertising and marketing. It's also integral to games production. Throughout this course, students will work in a studio setting responding to creative briefs. They will explore creative fields including animated filmmaking, visual effects, game development and the visual arts. Emphasis on industry workflows, tools, process and skills, equips them with a strong understanding of current industry practices from concept development to timelines and finished works. Students can work on real-world projects or develop an individual practice. In their final year, their work will be showcased to industry professionals in a graduate exhibition.
To meet the course requirements of the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation), you must complete the following:Two common units (KYB101 and KYB102) – 24 credit pointsAnimation major – 168 credit pointsComplementary studies – 48 credit points from the Situated Creative Practice Extension plus 48 credit points chosen from a minor or unit options (electives).
Standard entry requirements
- Year 12 or equivalent
- Assumed knowledge: English, or Literature, or English and Literature, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C).
Pathways to the Master of Teaching (Secondary) or Master of Philosophy are available. Students may be able to claim advanced standing for part of their course, on the basis of completed or partially completed studies, and other assessable learning outcomes.
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