University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Master of Animation and Visualisation

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00099F

The UTS Master of Animation and Visualisation has been developed in partnership with Animal Logic and is offered through the UTS Animal Logic Academy. The course develops collaborative problem-solving skills and expertise through creative and technical collaborative work in a custom-built studio with real-world production work structures and creative and technical projects, under the guidance and mentorship of practitioners and creative leaders from the industry, including Animal Logic. The course provides challenges and opportunities that encourage exploration and skills-building across the spectrum of roles in digital production, animation, visual effects and emerging visualisation disciplines. Collaborative work practices guide the development of strong competencies in critical thinking, problem solving, design thinking and effective communication in a production environment. Graduates are able to work productively and effectively in a professional workplace environment.

Designed for

Practising animators and graduates of animation or related fields

Structure

The course comprises a total of 72 credit points. Students undertake three studio subjects worth 24 credit points each.

Subjects

  • 3D animation
  • Film animation
  • Graphic visualisation
  • Narrative writing for animation

Standard entry requirements

  • UTS recognised bachelor degree, or equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies. The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0
  • Or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21
  • Or AE5: Pass
  • Or PTE: 58-64
  • Or CAE: 176-184. Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place. Applicants must provide materials substantiating their skills in digital production or visualisation. Application should include: digital portfolio (up to 10 pages in PDF or Quicktime showreel of no more than 10 minutes)
  • Or documented experience in programming
  • Personal statement of 300 words
  • CV
  • And an account of the role played in the creation of any work submitted.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
City International: $53,595 No
  • Full-time : 1 year

Further information

International students Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances. Graduates gain skills that can be applied across a range of roles, from animation and software development to data visualisation, data science and across emerging technologies. They are also able to innovate in traditional professions as well as drive the development of new industry sectors.

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