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3D Computer Animation HND (SCQF level 8), HND

City of Glasgow College, the United Kingdom

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About 3D Computer Animation HND (SCQF level 8), HND - at City of Glasgow College

This hands-on course helps you develop the skills needed to become a 3D Digital Developer, incorporating live industry related projects in a range of different 3D animation disciplines.

This course is aimed at creative individuals with an interest in video games, 2D/3D animation, film and digital art.

You will develop skills in character animation and modelling, 3D modelling and environments, textures and surfacing, special effects techniques, lighting and camera work. You will learn how to develop your presentation skills and how to produce a portfolio of work.

Learners will be introduced to industry-standard software including 3D Studio Max, Mudbox, After Effects and Photoshop. The course also incorporates 3D printers and VR Headsets into the learning experience.

During our Year 2 programme you will have an opportunity to participate in Glasgow Caledonian University and the University of the West Coast of Scotland affiliation and transition programmes. You will also have an opportunity to compete at Worldskills UK and continue on with the courses excellent track record.

Some students may gain internships and summer placements while studying at the college. This course also accepts year two direct entrants.

The course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 8. For more information on the framework visit:

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